Glazing / Vision Lite Cutouts

An important part of our door prep is for vision lite cutouts, primarily for Architectural and Commercial doors. These functions are carried out in the machining section of our fabrication plant - a large, heavily automated space known as "Building Eight". Most cut-outs are machined on the main automated line, but custom applications and one-off specials may be done on one of several independent milling stations. Please see PDF detail links, below.

L-R - Custom (porthole) non fire rated lite installation, standard 20 minute fire rated lite installation,45/60/90 minute fire rated lite installation

Standard Lite Installations
  • Nonrated
  • 20 minute rated
  • 45/60/90 minute rated
  • Open, MVP or matching beading supplied loose or glazed per Warnock Hersey labeling requirements
  • Polished wire or firelite glass for fire rated doors
  • Clear tempered, satin etch or laminated glass for nonrated applications
Specialty Lite Preps
  • Special blocking for hollow core doors
  • Virtually any size or shape cutout
  • Specialty and custom installation of customer supplied components
Medical Specialties
  • Glazing for lead lined doors

(Special door sealing available - inquire)

Designer Comments: Obscure glass (rainglass, at left; reed glass, above right) provides light while maintaining privacy.