aluminium lift and slide Door system

Thermal efficient Aluminium Lift and slide Doors 

AP400 Advanta Lift and Slide

Door can support 300kg as standard with option for 400kg with additional carriages.

AP400 Lift and Slide

  • Dynamic cleaning mechanism to prolong lifespan
  • Multi frame locking points
  • Balanced lifting technology to ease operational effort.
  • Soft-lift damping
  • High performance thermal aluminium
  • The strong long-lasting gear and Boggy wheel canlift and extreme weight of 400Kg, allowing for large opening doors. With a smooth, silent and effortless operation.

The modern, sleek and highly popular ‘Lift and Slide’ door is a fantastic addition to any building design project. 
Lift and Slide doors open parallel to a static panel frame offering maximum panoramic views available to your room. These doors create large, impactful gateways to the outdoors. 

Our aluminium sliding doors offer seamless operation, providing slimline, robust and secure options that are fully customisable, with a wide range of finishes, colours and styles to suit your interior decor. 

The larger Lift and Slide doors are perfect for wider openings in new builds, extension and renovation projects, offering expert engineering, innovative design and increased natural light. 

The doors have a sleek, stylish and highly durable aluminium design that achieves panoramic impact without compromising on security or energy efficiency, with each door designed to insulate for warm during the winter and cool in the summer, helping you to effectively manage energy efficiency within your home. Invite the  outside in and discover your options with our striking ‘lift & slide’ doors.

  • Multiple opening/layout options.
  • Aluminium extruded profiles with sharp, crisp lines.
  • 24mm polyamide high performance thermal barrier.
  • Polyester Powder coated finish (PPC) to any RAL colour.
  • Thermal U-value performance up to 1.3W/m2K.
  • Glazing options 28mm to 44mm.
  • It will support configurations of up to 300kg per sash. With option forconfigurations up to 400kg. 
  • Sliding leaf max. 3300mm wide by 3000mm height.
  • A totally vertical lifting mechanism.
  • Less effort needed in lifting and sliding large doors.
  • Bespoke reinforced resin wheels for near silent operation.
  • Innovative rotational cleaning system synchronised by wheelmovement. 
  • Zinc plated metallic operating system for additionalcorrosion resistance. 
  • All metal mechanism for extended strength andlongevity. 
  • Muilt-point high security locking system withoptional night latch point for ventilation. 
  • Operating handle internally with optionalexternal handle or finger grip. 
  • Tested to BS6375:PT1

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Independently tested to current UK and European legislation requirements

Air Permeability BS6375

Water Tightness BS6375   

Wind Resistance BS6375 

Basic Security BS6375 PT3

Aluminium alloy 6060 or 6063 T5 and T6 complying with the recommendations of BS 1559.

In accordance with our ISO 14001 our aluminium systems are produced using recycled aluminium billet 100% of the time. 

Polyamide thermal break sections. 

Polyester powder coated finish to BS6496 film thickness 60 microns. 

There are over 400 RAL or BS colours in gloss, satin or matt finish.
Dual colour option is also achievable.

All frame and opening profiles are mitre cut with crimped and mechanically jointed aluminium corner cleats.

The door system is designed to accommodate 28mm and 30mm double glazing and 42mm and 44mm triple glazing.

Internally or externally glazed.

Product Portfolio

Aluminium Windows

The aluminium window range is designed to meet the high performance demands of a modern window whether casement or tilt and turn. 

We provide aluminium window systems suitable for both the residential and commercial sectors. U Values from 1.1 W/m2K.

Aluminium Doors

It has a high spec that meets all requirements of a modern thermal efficient door system. 

Integral polyamide thermal break sections between inner and outer frames provide the U values required for modern energy efficient buildings in the commercial and residential market.

Aluminium Bifold

This folding sliding door comprises multiple hinged sashes which slide to the open position maximising space between outside and inside. 

Our Bifold incorporates adjustable jams. To maximise adjustment the bifold door system is manufactured using adjustable rollers. Manufacturer and Installer friendly.

Aluminium Lift and Slide

Our lift and slide door with unique easy to operate gear allows extremely large openings and opens up new horizons in design. 

Our system features an innovative rotational cleaning system, synchronised by wheel movement with reinforced resin wheels for near silent operation.

Curtain Walling

For low, medium and high rise projects, our Curtain Walling systems have been developed with both manufacturers and installers in mind. APS have designed features into the curtain walling systems that offer variety in design. Both tilt & turn and open out vents can be incorporated.

Structurally Glazed 'frameless' curtain walling and vent with stepped units to give a flush uninterrupted glass facade


Flush Glazing is a ground floor  framing system in either single or double glazed format. Utilising beaded & pocket sections this gives the traditional ‘shopfront’ appearance familiar on the high street. 

Easily fabricated, installed and glazed it offers versatility of design. Frame sightlines are 45mm for single glazing and 55mm for double glazed sections. All items are hollow with no thermal break offering a glazed façade at a competitive cost.

Solar Control

APS Solar Shading is an external aluminium brise soleil system that reduces excessive heat gain and glare at times of intense sunlight without restricting the views through the glazing.

By reducing this additional energy consumption, companies can help counter the effect of greenhouse gases on the environment and meet the requirements of UK government approved legislation Document L2: for the well being of our environment.

Glazed In Louves

Material/Finish: Glaze-in Louvre frame: 35mm deep extruded aluminium to grade 6063 T6 to BS EN 755-9 for full integration/glazing into our curtain walling, windows & door suites to suit 28mm glazing

Flange Louvre frame: 35mm deep extruded aluminium to grade 6063 T6 to BS EN 755-9 for full integration into primary and secondary steelwork/brickwork/blockwork/

concrete and cladding openings with fixing lugs

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