Security in Rationel Doors

Security in Rationel Doors

Security performance is a significant factor when it comes to selecting doors. Rationel’s experience with Housing Associations, community developments and commercial projects, means that the security and safety of our products is second to none.

Secured by Design

Our enhanced doors have been tested and marked according to several national and European standards, including ’Secured by Design’ (SBD).

To be certified under this initiative, the door frame and corresponding lock and hardware set has to be able to withstand a series of physical tests based on common burglary methods.

Rationel has a wide range of products, which meet ’Secured by Design’ specifications.


  • Enhanced ironmongery
  • Three-point espagnolette locking mechanism and hook bolt
  • Security receiver for the bolts
  • Enhanced hinges and angled screws
  • Security sealant is used to fit the glass
  • Laminated Glass pane
Secured By Design

Rationel SBD Doors

Three-point espagnolette

A three-point espagnolette locking mechanism is one of the burglary inhibiting features of Rationel doors

Reinforced espagnolette

A reinforced espagnolette which increase the strength of all the door closing points

Extra-strong reinforced screws

Extra-strong reinforced screws increase the strength of all door hinges

Hook bolts in hardened steel

Hook bolts in hardened steel combined with a reinforced front plate can resist even severe attacks from a burglars’ tool.

Laminated window panes

The length of time it takes to break a laminated pane will discourage even the most persistent burglar.


Contact Us

Our Showroom is open by appointment only, so we can give you an individually tailored viewing experience. Call 01226 885019 to arrange a time to suit you, even if this is outside normal office hours or at a weekend.