FFM 4 Wing Bi-Part Folding Door System

The FFM 4 Wing Bi-Part Folding Door System is designed, constructed and installed to satisfy BS EN 16005:2012, and also complies with the Building Regulations (E&W) Approved Document M, The Equality Act 2010 and BS 8300:2009.

The system requires a minimum of installation space, yet offers maximum clearance width. It is suitable for a wide variety of applications such as: retail, hotels, offices, airports, stations, hospitals, schools, colleges, garden centres and leisure.

All Gilgen folding doors are supplied complete with a fail-safe system which gives up to 30 minutes operation in the event of a mains failure. The main drive unit also incorporates both an auto-reverse safety mechanism and safety stopping mechanisms.

All equipment is installed by Automatic Door Suppliers Association (ADSA) accredited engineers.

General information


Anodized silver

Polyester powder coated RAL

Insert RAL colour reference.

Uniclass 2015

Pr_30_59_24_80 Sliding door and partition setsPrimary


L20/490 Automatic doors

L20/55 Doorsets

L20/60 Doors

Specification data - Sliding door and partition sets

Product Reference

FFM 4 Wing Bi-Part Folding Door System

Door configuration

Bi parting folding


800–1600 mm; insert requirements.


2000–2500 mm; insert requirements.


Anodized silver

Polyester powder coated RAL

Insert RAL colour reference.




Single glazed, 10 mm

Double glazed, 16 mm

Available on request.


Not required


Insert size. Available height, 500–1000 mm.


Bedis hard wired control unit

Six position key switch



Integration with access control systems

Manual push pad

Motion sensors

Touch-less push pad

Locking and security

Installation specific; please consult manufacturer and insert requirements.

Door movement guide


Recessed floor track

Available upon request.

Standard product features

Door profile:

40 mm thick.

Drive system:

FFM drive unit incorporating both auto reverse safety mechanism and safety stopping mechanisms.


  • Combined presence and activation sensing devices ensure door opening distances are in accordance with BS EN 16005, prevent doors closing on pedestrians within the threshold area and provide a signal to the door control system, thereby optimising pedestrian safety.
  • Rear edge sensors (electro sensitive protection equipment, ESPE) complying with BS EN 16005 are located within the door operator to maintain back of door safety and protect pedestrians against crushing edges at the main closing edge.
  • Fail-safe system (battery back-up) enables up to 30 minutes operation (subject to use) in the event of a mains failure. The fail safe system is automatically tested at least once every 24 hours.
  • Fire alarm interface connection enables door leaves to fail safe to open in the event of an emergency. In compliance with BS EN 16005 door sets with a clear opening width of up to 2000 mm open by at least 80% within 3 seconds after activation by the activators in the escape direction (or within 5 seconds in the event of the loss of power).


24 V DC motor with microprocessor controller. Additionally, the door allows for fitting of door position switches, fire or smoke alarm signals, voice message systems to assist partially sighted people and integrates with access control systems.


  • Bedis hard wired programming key pad, designed for installation in a central control panel.
  • Configured for Automatic/ Manual/ Summer/ Winter/ Night/ Exit/ Open door operating modes.

Door weight:

70 kg (per folding door leaf).

Power requirements:

230 V single phase. A 13 A live neon-lit fused spur supply, protected by a 30 mA RCD must be provided prior to installation. In order to comply with BS EN 16005 the mains connection must be capable of disconnection to prevent unintentional and unauthorised reactivation.

Product Options

Safety and security:

A firmly secured, 900 mm high, solid glazed barrier can be provided at right angles to the threshold, in accordance with BS EN 16005.Mechanical lock incorporated within door operator supplied as standard. Additional options include:

  • Bottom rail locks.
  • External manual unlocking facility.

Door movement guide:

Recessed floor track, helps further improve door security as well as improved weather sealing and resistance to strong winds and driving rain.

Third party certifications
  • CE marked
  • DIN EN 60335-1:2007
  • DIN18650-1 and DIN 18650-2 (2005 and 2010)
  • ISO 9001: 2008
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