Incorporating ultra slim profiles together with a 47mm mullion and an entirely weathered 28mm up stand threshold. With contemporary handles fitted as standard.

The unique Glide-S gearing system lifts the sash to deliver natural opening and closing of up to 400 kilos per panel. This innovation and the inherent structural integrity of the aluminium system, means that it can simply span an aperture of 6.7m wide by 3.2m in height in just two panels.  The mixture of slim aluminium sight-lines and the superb lift gearing means Dutemänn Glide-S will give new architectural flexibility for a client who desires a patio door, delivering maximum glass area without the interruption of numerous mullions.

With masses of appeal in contemporary new build, high rise and roof-tops or more traditional installations, glide can offer a highly innovative glazing resolution to a wide variety of projects.

With a 10-year guarantee and manufactured to Dutemänn’s exacting standards, Glide elevates the inline sliding patio door to achieve new horizons.

Glide-S Technical

Dutemänn Glide-S represents cutting-edge innovation in fenestration technology. The Glide’s unique gearing allows the product the flexibility to span very large apertures without the need for multiple mullions, giving an unhindered view of a wonderful vista. Making the Glide-S a modern contemporary alternative to the bi-folding door.

Highly thermally efficient, able to achieve U-value as low as 1.3w/m2.K, with superb weather performance. Available in standard and non-standard RAL colours, Dutemänn Glide-S will redefine your expectations of patio doors.

Technical overview:

  • 47mm mullion, allows for maximum glass area.
  • Unique gearing system lifts sashes on the lifting of the door handle to deliver effortless opening and closing of panels of up to 400 kilos per panel.
  • Closed system rests over weather seals to provide exceptional weather tightness.
  • Low threshold incorporating concealed drainage ensuring excellent water evacuation.
  • Exceptional structural integrity gives the system huge flexibility. Capable of spanning an aperture of 6.7m wide by 3.2m in height in just two panels.
  • Thermally efficient featuring thermal-breaking zone and cross-linked polythene insulation.
  • Capable of accommodating a sealed unity of up to 55mm including triple-glazed option to achieve U-value as low as1.3w/m2.K
  • Mono, double, triple and pocket track options deliver flexible opening option to suit every application.
  • Multi-point locking and high security cylinders offered as standard.
    10-year guarantee.
  • Glide-S Hardware

    Introducing Glide-S Sliding Door Hardware: a complete line of hardware for interior sliding Bi-Fold, By-Pass, Pocket and Wall-Mount doors.

    Dutemänn Glide offers classic hardware solutions for sliding doors, bi-fold doors, and entrance doors. Our door hardware collection features a broad range of size and weight options. Architects and builders will find everything they need to specify Knape and Vogt door hardware, including the finest customer service team in the industry.

    The Dutemänn Glide name means quality and innovation, with products that are designed and built to last a lifetime. We deliver superior products at an exceptional value

    Manufactured to the highest standards Dutemänn Glide provides exceptionally clean sightlines with all gearing and operating mechanisms contained within the frame and tracks.

    Dutemänn Glide understands the importance of accurate and easy-to-access architectural specifications. We offer Construction Specification Information (CSI) Specifications for our Sliding Door Hardware program with technical data, ANSI/BHMA standards, and performance features in easy-to-download RTF format. Our Sliding Door Hardware architectural specifications are also available in the catalogue, website, and installation instructions, in very specific sizes, and they arrived at the site pre-cut, de-burred and ready to install. Look no further than Dutemänn Glide the UK’s premium line of sliding, folding and pocket door hardware systems.

    Our range of handles has been selected to compliment the door’s contemporary design. Available in white, black, silver and brushed stainless steel, they provide a simple and refined finishing touch to a stunning inline sliding door.

    Fabricated to deliver lifetime performance, they come with a 10 year guarantee as standard.

    Our expert team will help you specify the right system for your next project. From initial specification to packing and shipping we can help you. Sliding glass doors, have at least one door panel that glides smoothly past another door panel to save room where you need it inside or out.


    Glide-S Colours

    We have developed a standard colour range which maximises the appeal but also suitability of Dutemänn Glide to a wide range of installations. As with our bi-fold door offer, we’re also able to offer a non-standard choice of 200 RAL colours.

    All of our non-standard or standard finishes feature a high quality powder coat finish applied in a factory controlled environment of a minimum of 60 microns plus. The finish is also fully anodised to guarantee through-life performance.

    In common with our bi-fold ranges, we are also able to offer a choice of marine-grade finishes for installations in coastal locations.

    Glide-S Standards

    We apply the same strict manufacturing discipline to all our products. Using one of Europe’s leading aluminium systems, Dutemänn Glide goes through the same rigorous checks as our sliding doors, so that on arrival on site, fitting teams don’t encounter problems or lose time.

    Glide S Sliding Doors

    Classic door hardware for Glide S sliding doors. Simple to install. Built to last. We offers easy-to-install hardware solutions for lightweight to mid-heavyweight sliding doors. Our sliding door hardware is constructed using superior materials and is engineered to perform well in high-traffic environments. Perfect for a broad range of applications from pantries and closets, to room dividers and laundry facilities.

    System accreditations:

    Weather testing (*door size 4,000mm x 2,400mm x 2 sashes)

    Class 4 air permeability in accordance with EN 12207:2000

    Class 9A water tightness in accordance with EN 12208:2000

    Wind resistance EN12210:2000

    U-vlaue1.3w/m2.K in compliance with BSEN14351 (*door size 2,000mm X 2180mm and sealed unit thickness of 28mm).

    Convenient gliding, space-saving design

    Energy efficient

    Manufacturing accreditations

    All sliding doors from Dutemänn are manufactured to a standard in accordance with ISO 9001.