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Barrier-free Aluminum Patio Doors

Barrier-free building shows foresight. All the barrier-free units in your home allow for the living space to be used independently – largely without any help. Schüco offers the right solutions for this. In addition to flat and zero-level threshold solutions, this also includes the Schüco AWS window system platform with innovative further developments. 

For today. For tomorrow. For buildings with a bright future.

Schüco windows make it possible not only to easily realise the many advantages of barrier-free constructions, but also to fulfil the DIN standard relating to accessible buildings without difficulty. The DIN 18040-2 standard (Construction of accessible buildings) applies to barrier-free planning, execution and equipment of flats, buildings with flats and their outdoor areas, which are intended for home-related use. In other words, living spaces in which people should feel comfortable. 

Barrier-free patio doors from Schüco are easy to open and close, and safe to pass through. Creating a barrier-free transition between the inside and outside includes having sufficient space to move in front of the door and stepless access. To ensure unrestricted wheelchair use, a clear opening dimension (clear width) of at least 900 mm is required; if this is not required, then the dimension is 800 mm. In addition, the clearance height (clear height) must be at least 2050 mm in accordance with DIN 18040-2. The barrier-free window doors easily fulfil these parameters with a width of 1300 mm and a maximum height of 2500 mm. Schüco window doors made from aluminium also boast a zero-level threshold without a tripping hazard, ensuring a seamless transition onto your patio or balcony.


Zero-level threshold

Innovative ease of access

The Schüco AWS barrier-free window construction allows for a seamless transition from inside to outside. The window system has different opening types, is easy to use and has a zero-level threshold, thereby meeting all of the requirements in terms of comfort and design.

20 mm threshold

An effortless, flat solution

Integrating a particularly flat threshold into the Schüco window systems provides greater ease of use in comparison to conventional thresholds. The low construction height of 20 mm fulfils the requirements of barrier-free building. Additional benefits include the concealed fixing system and the kick plate.

Barrier-free aluminium patio doors

Schüco AWS 90.SI+

The Schüco window systems with a basic depth of 90 mm combine the benefits of aluminium with maximum thermal insulation for design-oriented, sustainable architecture.

  • Unique thermal insulation: Uf value = 0.71 W/(m2K)
  • Burglar resistance to RC 2
  • Minimal face width of 99 mm

Schüco AWS 75.SI+

Schüco AWS 75.SI is a highly thermally insulated aluminium window with a comprehensive range of solutions. It is part of the Schüco AWS modular system for the basic depth of 75 mm and impresses in terms of function, energy efficiency and design.

  • Unique thermal insulation: Uf value = 0.92 W/(m2K)
  • Burglar resistance to RC 2
  • Minimal face width of 91 mm