455 Integrated Folding Window

Designed to complement our high-quality folding and double-swing doors, the Centor 455 Integrated Folding Window perfectly frames any view, and features the same wood interior options and thermally-improved aluminum construction.

For inside-outside living without the compromises, the Centor 455 Integrated Folding Window incorporates built-in screens and shades to control insects, sunlight and privacy. Our shades also enhance the thermal properties of the door, with independent tests showing that the blackout shade improves the U-value by 17% when drawn across the opening.

  • Aluminum exterior in a range of standard or custom colors.
  • Engineered to last a lifetime – extrusions are painted after cutting and machining so all surfaces are coated, reducing the probability of filiform corrosion.
  • Hidden hardware, including Access AutoLatch™, AutoLatch™ and concealed hinge.
  • Integrated insect screens and shades are accessible for service or replacement. 
  • Screen box facings are available to enable simple installation into an existing opening. 
  • Double or triple glazing available.
Overall frame width
4' 8 ½" – 30' 11 ⅜" (1434 – 9434mm)
Visible frame width
3' 11 ¾" – 30’ 2 ¾” (1214 – 9214mm)
Frame height
5’ 0” – 9’ 5 ½” (1524 – 2884mm)
Panel width
1' 9 ⅞" – 3’ 3 ⅜” (555 – 1000mm)
Panel height
4’ 6 ½” – 9’ (1383 – 2743mm)
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*Centor 455 Integrated Folding Windows over 15’ 3 ⅜” (4657mm) available with the choice of either a screen or shade

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Features
Access AutoLatch™

Centor’s latest locking innovation, the Access AutoLatch™, replaces the traditional entrance handle on 405 Folding Doors with a concealed version that’s hidden from view in the door stile.

Interior of the Access AutoLatch
Interior
The lever is simply lifted to open the doors from the inside. An elegant ‘signifier’ on the face of the panel hints at the lever’s location.
Exterior handle
Exterior
On the exterior, a slimline vertical pull-handle allows panels to be opened with ease.
Integrated screens and shades

Built into the window frame, our innovative integrated insect screens and shades are a world-first offering. They allow homeowners to enjoy inside-outside living without the compromises traditionally associated with large openings – insects, glare and loss of privacy.

Centor screens for Integrated Windows are built into the window frame
Screens
Choose between two mesh types to keep even the smallest insects out of your home, like Deb: “Although there are a lot of midges near the moorland, we really didn’t expect to need it very much. It’s been so useful though!”
Centor shades for Integrated Windows retract from sight into the window frame when not in use
Shades
Available in three patterns and a range of colors, choose our retractable light-filtering or block-out shades, like Gillian: “I didn’t want any curtains in my house, but I wanted the capability to occasionally block the light out and to close the windows off at night.”
Concealed hinge

The concealed hinge on folding doors is hidden from sight within the edge of the door. Not only does it look great, but it also makes the doors tamper-proof for additional security.

The concealed hinge on folding doors is hidden from sight within the edge of the door
Centor's concealed hinge makes the doors tamper-proof for additional security
Performance
Air, water and structural

Centor Integrated Folding Doors achieved the following performance levels when tested in accordance with the standards set by NFRC/AAMA/WDMA/CSA.

US Air Infiltration
0.16 cfm/ft²
Canadian Air Infiltration/Exfiltration
A2 (0.12 cfm/ft² In, 0.14 cfm/ft² Ex)
Water Infiltration
5.43 psf /260 Pa (DP 35)
Design Pressure
DP45
Thermal

The National Fenestration Rating Council is a non-profit organization that establishes objective window, door, and skylight energy performance ratings to help you compare products and make informed decisions. Centor Doors have been tested in accordance with NFRC 102-2010.

Double glazed: U-factor as low as 0.30 Btu/h ft²-°F
Triple glazed: U-factor as low as 0.25 Btu/h ft²-°F

Additionally, where blackout shades are used these values are improved by a further 17%.

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Resources

Glossary
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Centor door finishes – aluminum
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Centor shade fabric options
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Centor screen mesh options
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Screen and shade configurations
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Integrated Doors range brochure
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Folding handle heights
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