Classic Chainlink sliding folding shutter

The Classic Chainlink is the most economical and light-weight of our sliding shutter range. It is an open style sliding folding grille. With a hanging weight of only 6 kilos per square metre, it is the best type of folding shutter to install on limited support structures.

General desciption

A versatile sliding folding security shutter. Excellent solution in low security applications such as closing off an open plan restaurant when not in use.

  • Very open look and feel
  • Lightweight
  • Cost-effective

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Technical information

Product reference:

Classic Chainlink Sliding Folding Security Shutter.


Horizontally operated top hung sliding folding shutter.


Diagram of a FlexiGlide Classic Chainlink sliding folding shutter curtain

Manufactured using 51mm high truss-like plates at the top and bottom of the closure. Constructed from 8mm diameter vertical rods at 89mm centres linked by flat horizontal bars of 3mm x 16mm x 197mm. The bars are vertically spaced every 305mm with 11mm diameter sleeves over alternating rods.


The overhead track is 33mm wide x 46mm high and takes 29mm diameter roller trolleys. The rollers bear on a 7mm thick aluminium surface within the track.

Track curves, where indicated, have a 254mm or 356mm radius.

A custom radius track is also available as an option.

Available finish:

10 micron clear anodizing.


Push or pull, manual operation.

Locking Options:

The grill incorporates 62mm x 33mm aluminium rectangular locking posts that are placed at regular intervals along the length of the curtain.

Posts fitted with floor bolts include a spring capped floor socket.

Lead and trailing end posts are fitted with cylinder controlled lock stiles with self-adjusting cold rolled steel floor and top track bolts.

Intermediate locking posts are generally fitted for every 3048mm of curtain.

Bi-parting curtain assemblies are supplied with a hook-bolt deadlock activated by keyed or thumb-turn cylinders. The associated slam-post is fitted with a steel floor bolt and includes a full height channel to accept the hook-bolt deadlock.

Weight and Stacking:

5.9 kg/square metre.

Minimum stacking is 87.5mm/metre of opening plus 89mm per locking member.

Please note: the shutter support must be able to carry the weight of a fully stacked door at any point along its length.


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