Quality Standards


Engineered Door Quality Standards

Our quality standards are one of our core values here at Aegis Global Corporation. We take pride in workmanship and every interior door adheres to strict scrutiny. We do not deviate from these standards, and whether you’re a long-term partner or you’re purchasing a door from us for the first time we will always strive to provide you with the best quality at the best price.

Specifications For Door Slabs

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Tolerance Level

Thickness +/- 0.5mm Spring 2.0mm
Width +/- 1.0mm Bow 2.0mm
Length +/- 2.0mm Twist 3.0mm
Diagonal Max. Deviation 3.0mm

Construction of Doors

Components

Laminated and Veneered
Panels	Membrane Pressed
Joints	Dowel joint
Veneering Method	Either Pre-Assembled or Post-Assembled

Door Quality

Machining

Minimum 12 cuttermarks per inch
Furriness on Ovolo not allowed
No chipped out of grain
Burnt marks on Ovolo not allowed
Sand raised grain well

Gluing

Glue bleed through not allowed
Remove glue contamination on door surface

Sanding

240 grit sandpaper will be used to finish the door
Slightly ease sharp corner edges
Minimize cross sanding marks with orbital sanders

Joints

Tight scribed joints
Occasional Hairline gap is allowed at the shoulder joints

Repairs	Allowed only if not noticeable to the naked eye

Specifications For Raw Materials Used

Lumber

Moisture content between 8-12% No serious mineral streak
No strong discoloration
No loose knots
Minute knots allowed if not numerous
No pin holes on Ovolo profile
Good color matching
No surface checking on ovolo profile
No case hardening

Edge Strip

Minor discoloration allowed Pin holes allowed if well filed Limited sapwood allowed Tight large knots allowed
Minute knots allowed if not numerous
Large flaky rays allowed
No finger joint except for softwood species such as pine
Finished width of edge strip is to be minimum 10mm
Edge strip of up to 18mm can be considered at a slight premium

Sticking

Butt joint is allowed if concealed
(Ovolo)	Good coloring/tonality match
No serious discoloration
No pin holes

End Caps

Standard 12mm width after trim
End caps of up to 42mm can be considered at a slight premium Other wood species with 
reasonable color match is allowed Moisture content between 8-12%
Not rotten
Defects that are opened in nature not allowed

Veneer

Moisture content between 12-15% Quarter cut or rift cut for components Flat cut for panels
Occasional use of quarter or flat cut for the entire door is allowed
Good color match Minimal Mineral Streak No sap
No large knots
Minute knots allowed if not numerous
Excessive large and flaky rays not allowed
Bottom rails and panels of all doors allowed to be book match spliced

Wood Core

Preferably finger jointed and laminated along edge
Well dried to 8-12% moisture content out from kiln dry
When rubber wood is used it must be suitably pressure treated with Borax
Use of LVL/LVB as core is allowed
Use of blockboard as core is allowed
Occasionally need to laminate on face to build up thickness is allowed
Density range of 500 - 700 kg/m3 is preferred
Defects that do not impair its strength/gluing properties are allowed

Particleboard

Density between 600 – 700 kg/m3 +/- 20% Moisture content between 8-12%
Both plantation or forest wood based are allowed
Strength properties must exceed those stated in EN 1993
Moisture resistance used for interior doors
Use as core materials for stiles and components when specified

MDF

Must have strength properties exceeding those in EN 309-5
Use as core material for membrane pressed panels
15mm for double sided fielded panel and 10mm for single sided
Density between 500-600 kg/m3
Moisture resistance grade used for interior doors
Moisture content between 8-12%

Glue

Glue used for interior doors must passed EN 204-205 Class 2 standard 
Color dye may be used if it does not affect the gluing properties Lamination 
can either be cold, hot or RF (Radio Frequency)

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