Qwood - Door Beads and Profiles for Timber and Composite Doors


Door beads suitable for application to new windows or the refurbishment of windows on interior applications, or externally where weathering and durability are required.

Qwood reflects the natural appearance and feel of wood whilst having the beneficial properties of a composite, including being continually straight and having long-term performance. It is an alternative solution to using straight lengths of timber, with minimal waste. Widely used within the timber and door industry to replace traditional beading.

Supplied with a natural smooth surface finish which can be painted.

Features and benefits:

  • Will not rot or distort.
  • Flame retardant.
  • Minimal growth/ shrinkage when exposed to the elements.
  • Has no knots, shakes or slits.
  • Enhanced finish.
  • Enhances the long-term performance of timber windows.
  • FSC and PEFC Chain of Custody certified.

General information

Uniclass 2015

Pr_35_90_50_64 Plastics cavity closersPrimary


L40/210 Putty-fronted single-glazing

L40/230 Bead-fixed single-glazing

L40/250 Bead-fixed single-glazing

L40/260 Bead-fixed single-glazing

L40/310 Bead-fixed single-glazing

L40/330 Bead-fixed single-glazing

L40/350 Bead-fixed single-glazing

L40/370 Bead-fixed insulating glass units

L40/371 Bead-fixed insulating glass units

L40/372 Bead-fixed insulating glass units

L40/380 Bead-fixed insulating glass units

L40/381 Bead-fixed insulating glass units

L40/50 Bead-fixed single-glazing

L40/55 Bead-fixed insulating glass units

L40/57 Bead-fixed insulating glass units

L40/58 Bead-fixed insulating glass units

Specification data - Plastics cavity closers

Product Reference

Qwood - Door Beads and Profiles for Timber and Composite Doors


Glazing bead.



Door bolection mould.


Door glazing bead.


Door rain deflector/ weather bar.


Various available. Consult manufacturer and insert requirement.

Standard product features


Wood plastic composite (WPC) bead.

Technical characteristics:

  • Water absorption test (increase in thickness): 0.6% (Pine wood; 1.6%).
  • Water absorption test (increase in mass): 15.3% (Pine wood: 68.3%).
  • Thermal resistance (R-value): 0.491 m²K/W.
  • Thermal conductivity (K-value): 0.099 W/m·K (Pine wood: 0.120 W/m·K).
  • Heat reversion test: No greater than 3%.


Third party certifications

  • Certified
  • FSC: Certified
  • PEFC: Chain of Custody certified

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