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  • A Guide To Industrial Sliding & Folding Door Hardware

    October 10, 2019

    There are workplaces where a heavy-duty industrial sliding or folding door is absolutely essential. In the marine industry, in agricultural units, as well as aircraft hangars, garages, warehouses, storage and performance and exhibition venues. These seriously largescale doors ensure you can take your machinery, staging or transportation in and out easily, time and again, while [...]

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  • We've Joined the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers

    September 13, 2019

    We've joined the GAI, the UK trade body representing the interests of the architectural ironmongery industry.
    The Guild was formed in 1961 and is committed to supporting its membership hosting networking events, learning and development qualifications and providing a voice of the industry at all levels. Advice on compliance is at the core of its activities.
    As [...]

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    September 9, 2019

    For over 35 years Barrier Components has been the sole UK distributor for FAC, an innovative Italian gate hardware manufacturer.  This year they have taken a unique gate system in to stock, it’s called Radius and it offers a unique operation to the gate hardware installer.  The new Radius enables gates to be tracked 90 [...]

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  • How To Replace Shower Door Hinges

    August 3, 2019

    There comes a point when you can't put it off any longer. You really need to get that new shower door fitted. But don't worry! Although it might look like a big and scary job, fortunately it’s fairly quick and simple.
    The replacement of shower door hinges is key to a successful door replacement, but there [...]

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  • The Most Popular Types Of Gate Hinges

    July 4, 2019

    Good design is always worth celebrating, and here at Barrier Components, we love our gate hinges. In our view gate hinges are the unsung heroes of the gate world, functioning with such ease and effortlessness when they’re doing their job properly, that you don’t even notice the mechanism as you’re swinging the gate open and [...]

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  • Bi-fold Or Sliding Doors? The Pros And Cons

    June 3, 2019

    Sliding doors or bi-fold? Which do you prefer? There are always pros and cons to weigh up, but if you consider the location of the doorway and the use that will be made of it, it’s easy enough to decide between them.
    Here we’ll consider the advantages and disadvantages of each of them.
    Understand Your Space
    Folding door [...]

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    May 22, 2019

    All the hardwork had paid off with our stand now built and looking great.  We are displaying a host of new products again at the FIT show this year. Pocket door systems, sliding door systems, Sabco frameless glass balustrade systems and Locinox.  If you don't have chance to visit us at the show, sign up [...]

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    May 10, 2019

    We're introducing a new range of innovative Pocket and Concealed Door Systems, manufactured by Ermetika of Italy, into our range.  They'll be displayed for all visitors to see at the FIT show on the 21-23 May at the NEC.
    The new ABSOLUTE and EVOKIT Cavity door systems are designed to be easy to assemble and install [...]

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    March 28, 2019

    We are encouraging fabricators and installers to attend a series of regional roadshows in April that are being hosted by our customer F H Brundle in association with gate system specialists Locinox and FAC.
    The roadshows are being held in five locations across the country between the 8th and 12th April and offer a great opportunity [...]

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  • Sliding Doors vs Folding Doors - Which Is Better?

    March 26, 2019

    When the weather is great, having doors that bring the outside in transforms any living space. The right sliding or folding doors in a dining area or lounge, or perhaps in a commercial property with access to courtyard or landscaped area, will evoke the look and feel of a much larger space - and the [...]

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