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Choosing the right sliding pocket door


Sizing a sliding pocket door system is very easy:
 

  • Step 1: measure the available space

  • Step 2: choose the standard pocket door frame size that will fit the space

  • Step 3: if you need a wider passage width, consider a couple of alternative options


Here below, the ECLISSE Single model is used as an example.

Calculating the dimensions

 


 

Step 1

Measure the overall wall space available.
The pocket door frame needs to fit within this space.

Choosing the right pocket door - measuring the space

 

 

Step 2

Look at the sizing table and decide which frame size will fit in the available space and which door size you will have with that frame.

E.g.

Overall wall space in length and height of the partition: 1800x2300 mm

Suitable door panel sizes: if you are willing to use the largest standard door panel to provide the largest possible passage width, from the size chart of the ECLISSE Single model you can see that the widest frame size fitting the space is 1715x2190 mm, which will provide a max. passage size of 800x2100 mm and will require a 815÷835x2110 mm door panel to fit the pocket door system.

Choosing the right pocket door - fitting frame

 

 

Step 3

If you want a larger passage width or door size than those provided by the fitting frame size, you may consider a couple of different options.

Choosing the right pocket door - non fitting frame

 


 

Alternative solutions

Consider switching the side that hosts the pocket, if you want to keep the doorway where you planned to have it, but you don't have enough space on the side you chose in the first place.

Or, in order to have a larger passage width a single telescopic system could be you best choice. Check the ECLISSE Telescopic model page!

 


 

Stud walls, masonry walls and finished wall thickness


This section is meant to explain the differences between the many sizes of studworks and brick walls around the world. Stud walls are made of wooden or steel studwork with plasterboard attached.
 

WOODEN STUDWORK

STEEL STUDWORK


The steel framework takes the place of the studwork and the doors slide along the upper track. ECLISSE pockets can be installed on both steel or wooden studwork.

Studwork size

European wood/metal studwork for stud wall

 

Studwork (S)Internal Passage (IP)
50 mm50 mm
70 mm54 mm
75 mm58 mm
95 mm79 mm
100 mm83 mm


Adding the plasterboard to the studwork you will reach the required finished wall thickness. Here is an example (considering the plasterboard is nearly always 12.5 mm thick):

  • 75 mm stud work plus 12.5 mm plasterboard on each side gives a finished wall thickness of 100 mm
  • 100 mm stud work plus 12.5 mm plasterboard on each side gives a finished wall thickness of 125 mm
Brick wall size

European brick structure for solid wall

 

Brick (Br)Internal Passage (IP)
60 mm54 mm
80 mm72 mm
100 mm89 mm
120 mm114 mm

 


 

 

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