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Guides to Quantities

Shown below are the most common applications for sliding doors with charts o determine the correct hardware that is required. The number of brackets has been calculated on the standard 1000mm centres.

Should the doors be abnormally heavy for their size, subject to heavy usage or high wind loading, then increase the number of brackets by reducing the centres to 500mm. A suitable bottom guide system must always be installed.


Single door sliding on a single line of track

Sliding Door Hardware - Guides to Quantities - Single door sliding on a single line of track

opening width track brackets joint brackets end clips hangers
1000mm 1 x 2m 3 N/A 2 2
1500mm 1 x 3m 4 N/A 2 2
2000mm 2 x 2m 4 1 2 2
2500mm 1 x 3m    1 x 2m 5 1 2 2
3000mm 2 x 3m 6 1 2 2
4000mm 2 x 3m    1 x 2m 7 2 2 2
5000mm 2 x 3m    2 x 2m 8 3 2 2


Two doors sliding on a single track

Sliding Door Hardware - Guides to Quantities - Two doors sliding on a single track

opening width track brackets joint brackets end clips hangers
2000mm 2 x 2m 4 1 2 4
3000mm 2 x 3m 6 1 2 4
4000mm 2 x 3m    1 x 2m 7 2 2 4
5000mm 2 x 3m    2 x 2m 8 3 2 4
6000mm 4 x 3m 10 3 2 4
7000mm 4 x 3m    1 x 2m 11 4 2 4
8000mm 4 x 3m    2 x 2m 12 5 2 4
10000mm 6 x 3m    1 x 2m 16 5 2 4


Two doors sliding on a double track and double brackets

Sliding Door Hardware - Guides to Quantities - Two doors sliding on a double track and double brackets

opening width track brackets joint brackets end clips hangers
2000mm 2 x 3m 4 N/A 4 4
3000mm 2 x 3m    2 x 2m 5 1 4 4
4000mm 4 x 3m 6 1 4 4
5000mm 4 x 3m    2 x 2m 7 2 4 4
6000mm 6 x 3m 8 2 4 4
7000mm 6 x 3m    2 x 2m 9 3 4 4
8000mm 8 x 3m 10 3 4 4


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