DIN direction left
The hinges are on the left-hand side when the door is closed.
Terminology made easy: Doors & frames
What do ‘DIN direction left’ and ‘DIN direction right’ mean? What exactly are the different types of door leaf cores? And what do words like ‘rebated’ or ‘flush-closing’ mean in the context of door leaves? We are happy to provide you with clear, concise explanations of these and other important terms related to doors and frames.
- Closing directions according to DIN
Standard interior doors (hinged doors)
DIN direction left
DIN direction right
The hinges are on the right-hand side when the door is closed.
- Door edge options
Doors with rectangular edges are available in every single Westag finish, from PortaLit to WestaLife.
Rounded segmental arch edge RK-S
Doors with a segmental arch edge are available in WestaLack white and trend lacquer finishes.
- Door leaf cores
Special honeycomb core
Maybe your doors don’t need to meet any special requirements, apart from adhering to a basic standard of quality – in that case, our affordable special honeycomb core is definitely the right choice for you.
Hollow chipboard core
For home builders whose primary focus is quality, we recommend interior doors with a hollow chipboard core. They are the sturdiest option, providing a maximum of stability and ensuring that the door will last for many years to come.
- Rebate options
- Hinges and locks
A brief discourse on the subject of fittings
How open or closed do you wish to be? The selection of locks also plays a role in making you feel at home with your new doors. Are there doors such as apartment entrance doors or a door to the boiler room where the use of a safety lock would make sense or is even mandatory? Should a special bathroom door lock be fitted on the bathroom door?
Bathroom door locks
Hinges for wooden frames
It’s worth taking a look at the hinges, too. There are different models available depending on the type of door frame and the stress exerted on it. Tectus TE 340 is a treat for both technology and design enthusiasts. The hinge is invisible when the door is closed, the flush-closing door merges directly with the frame. Minimalist design with maximum ambience.
Hinges for steel frames
Frame section (door frame)