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The FFM 4 Wing Bi-Part Folding Door System is designed, constructed and installed to satisfy BS EN 16005:2012, and also complies with the Building Regulations (E&W) Approved Document M, The Equality Act 2010 and BS 8300:2009.

The system requires a minimum of installation space, yet offers maximum clearance width. It is suitable for a wide variety of applications such as: retail, hotels, offices, airports, stations, hospitals, schools, colleges, garden centres and leisure.

All Gilgen folding doors are supplied complete with a fail-safe system which gives up to 30 minutes operation in the event of a mains failure. The main drive unit also incorporates both an auto-reverse safety mechanism and safety stopping mechanisms.

All equipment is installed by Automatic Door Suppliers Association (ADSA) accredited engineers.

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Standard product features

Door profile:

40 mm thick.

Drive system:

FFM drive unit incorporating both auto reverse safety mechanism and safety stopping mechanisms.


  • Combined presence and activation sensing devices ensure door opening distances are in accordance with BS EN 16005, prevent doors closing on pedestrians within the threshold area and provide a signal to the door control system, thereby optimising pedestrian safety.
  • Rear edge sensors (electro sensitive protection equipment, ESPE) complying with BS EN 16005 are located within the door operator to maintain back of door safety and protect pedestrians against crushing edges at the main closing edge.
  • Fail-safe system (battery back-up) enables up to 30 minutes operation (subject to use) in the event of a mains failure. The fail safe system is automatically tested at least once every 24 hours.
  • Fire alarm interface connection enables door leaves to fail safe to open in the event of an emergency. In compliance with BS EN 16005 door sets with a clear opening width of up to 2000 mm open by at least 80% within 3 seconds after activation by the activators in the escape direction (or within 5 seconds in the event of the loss of power).


24 V DC motor with microprocessor controller. Additionally, the door allows for fitting of door position switches, fire or smoke alarm signals, voice message systems to assist partially sighted people and integrates with access control systems.


  • Bedis hard wired programming key pad, designed for installation in a central control panel.
  • Configured for Automatic/ Manual/ Summer/ Winter/ Night/ Exit/ Open door operating modes.

Door weight:

70 kg (per folding door leaf).

Power requirements:

230 V single phase. A 13 A live neon-lit fused spur supply, protected by a 30 mA RCD must be provided prior to installation. In order to comply with BS EN 16005 the mains connection must be capable of disconnection to prevent unintentional and unauthorised reactivation.


Safety and security:

A firmly secured, 900 mm high, solid glazed barrier can be provided at right angles to the threshold, in accordance with BS EN 16005.Mechanical lock incorporated within door operator supplied as standard. Additional options include:

  • Bottom rail locks.
  • External manual unlocking facility.

Door movement guide:

Recessed floor track, helps further improve door security as well as improved weather sealing and resistance to strong winds and driving rain.

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Product reference

FFM 4 Wing Bi-Part Folding Door System

Door configuration

Bi parting folding

Clearance width

[ ______ ]

Door height

[ ______ ]


[Anodized silver]
[Polyester powder coated RAL]
Insert RAL colour reference.


 - Configuration:
[Single glazed, 10 mm]
[Double glazed, 16 mm]
Available on request.
 - Fanlights:
[Not required]
Insert size. Available height, 500–1000 mm.


[Bedis hard wired control unit]
[Six position key switch]


[Integration with access control systems]
[Manual push pad]
[Motion sensors]
[Touch-less push pad]

Locking and security

[ ______ ]

Door movement guide

[Recessed floor track]
Available upon request.

Manufacturer details

Securiparc House,
Wimsey Way,
Derbyshire, DE55 4LS
Tel +44 (0)800 316 6994
Fax +44 (0)800 316 6995
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