Product Spotlights

Series 3070 Multi-Slide Pocket Door

December 2014: Product Name Changes

Beginning 1-1-15 all products will only be identified by the series number. For example, the Norwood Series 3000 will simply be the Series 3000. Thermally broken products will be designated with a -T, e.g. Series 3300-T. Additionally, extensions such as "EX" have been removed, e.g. Series 3070-EX is now Series 3070....

Autodesk Revit

November 2014: Revit Drawings

To assist architects, Fleetwood has created an ever-expanding library of Revit files. The following products have been created: Series 3070 (Pocket/Multi-Panel Sliding Door) Series 3070-T (Pocket/Multi-Panel Sliding Door) Series 3050 (Pocket/Multi-Panel Sliding Door) Series 3000 (Traditional Sliding Door) Series 3200 (Hinged Door) Series 3800-T (Window-Wall Fixed) Series 250-T (Casement/Awning/Hopper) Series 2000 (Casement/Awning/Hopper)...

Series 3070-T Multi-Slide Pocket Door

October 2014: Expanding Archetype Narrow Part II

The Archetype Narrow is now available in the thermally broken Premium door series products (3070-T and 3300). Much of the delay stemmed from our desire to create a new extrusion for the lock stile. We wanted to use modern techniques, e.g. polybide struts, instead of pour and de-bridge thermal breaks....

Multi-Slide Pocket Door High Performance Interlockers

August 2014: Extreme Height Sliding Doors

How is Fleetwood able to provide 18' sliding doors in the Series 3070 and 12' sliding doors in the Series 3070-T? Aside from the unique tracking system and rollers (Swiss Bearings) these doors come equipped with High Performance (HP) verticals that do not widen the sight-lines but provide exceptional rigidity. HP 3070 HP 3070-T...

June 2014: Slimmer Hinged Door

The newest addition to the Fleetwood product family is the Series 3200-T hinged door. The Tahoe is a slimmer version of the Series 3900-T yet offers tremendous strength and the quality that comes with all Fleetwood products....

Series 250-T Butt Hinges

May 2014: Stainless Steel Butt Hinge

The standard butt hinge for Series' 250-T and 2000 casement windows are made of aluminum. Fleetwood just released an optionally, even stronger hinge. Though 25% smaller than the standard hinge, the new design is considerably stronger, making it the right choice for larger vents. Moreover, since it is constructed of #316 alloy stainless, it is a better choice near salt spray. Each hinge is available in a painted black finish or an electro-polished brushed stainless....

Custom Angle Multi-Slide Pocket Door

April 2014: Custom Angle Corner Doors

Sliding corner doors, other than at 90 degrees, require special fabrication. Fleetwood provides solid aluminum shapes for custom angle corner doors whereas most use brake metal. Because brake metal is an inferior alloy compared to 6063 extruded aluminum, it lacks the strength needed to pass the building codes for locking security. Additionally, the solid aluminum shapes provided by Fleetwood can be anodized to match the rest of the door whereas brake metal aluminum anodizing crazes at the corners, causing many manufacturers to paint this section....