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Most doors cannot hold up to the abuse in today’s facilities. New Acrovyn® Panel Door Traditional Banded Edged Door Here’s what happens when you don’t choose Acrovyn® Doors. After six months of use, banded-edged wood and plastic laminate doors become unsightly messes requiring constant repair and replacement. Acrovyn ® Doors look great– and stay looking great! 2
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Acrovyn® Custom Design Door Flush Faced Acrovyn® Door Taber tests don’t lie. These tests, the industry standard for abrasion testing, prove that the Acrovyn® Door is much tougher than any other commercial door. Tests were conducted in accordance with ASTM 4060-90 standard using CS-10 wheels. Shown are actual test photos. 1,000 Cycles Wood Veneer 1,000 Cycles Low Pressure Laminate (Thermal Fused) 15,000 Cycles High Pressure Laminate 28,000 Cycles Acrovyn® 4000
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$1M $797K $552K $310K Wood Veneer Hollow Metal High Pressure Laminate Acrovyn® Doors Life cycle analysis shows Acrovyn® Doors can save owners $800,000 compared to wood doors over 10 years. An in-depth analysis on the cost saving benefits of the Acrovyn® Door was conducted among leading hospitals throughout the United States. The study compared a facility’s total cost of purchasing and maintaining 500 wood veneer, hollow metal, plastic laminate and Acrovyn Doors over a 10-year period. The areas considered in the life cycle analysis included: 1. Initial investment cost, 2. Annual operating cost, and 3. Annual maintenance and service cost. The findings concluded that Acrovyn Doors would cost $800,000 less than wood and $250,000 less than plastic laminate doors in a 10-year period. For a copy of the analysis results, call 800-972-7214 or your local C/S Representative. You get what you pay for. 5
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Don’t be fooled by imitators, only an Acrovyn ® Door is as good as an Acrovyn ® Door. D ue to the extraordinary popularity of the Acrovyn® Door, now in hundreds of facilities across North America, there are doors on the market now claiming to be the “same as” or “as good as” Acrovyn. Don’t be fooled! The Acrovyn Door was years in development. It boasts features, benefits and options no other door can compare with. The previous pages have shown what can happen if you don’t choose a high impact resistant clad door for your facility. These pages show why the Acrovyn Door is the only impact resistant door you should consider. There are no doors available that give you all of the benefits of the Acrovyn Door, and when you compare it to doors with similar features, Acrovyn’s price is the same or less. Beware of bait and switch tactics. Read your quotes carefully. Only Acrovyn Doors are tested to withstand 2,000,000 cycle slams. Double the industry standard. Acrovyn ® Acrovyn simulated wood grain patterns look just like real wood and are PVC-free. Only Acrovyn Doors are made of environmentally friendly PVC-free material—standard at no extra charge. Acrovyn Doors simulated wood patterns clean easily with non-abrasive cleaners. Only Acrovyn Doors feature field replaceable edges and primary stiles.
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Here’s the proof: Competitor The competition’s old fashioned Pebblette texture base materials make their wood look like plastic. Thermal fused is a fancy term for low pressure laminate (as stated in competitors’ specifications). The same technology is used for low-cost prefab furniture, which is not designed for high abuse applications. When it comes to durability, no commercial door on the market can withstand the test of time like the C/S Acrovyn Door. The door shown here has been in use at St. Clare’s Hospital, Denville, NJ, since 2005 and still looks in almost perfect condition. Why settle for a knockoff when you can have the real thing? Only Acrovyn Doors have a long list of satisfied customers across America. Ask us for their testimonials.
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Over 90% of damage to facility doors occurs at the edges. Only Acrovyn ® Doors are available with replaceable stiles. Impact Tests* prove the Acrovyn Door’s superiority. Acrovyn® At a 8" drop a slight indentation in the Acrovyn occurred. HPL At a 4" drop the HPL laminate chipped, exposing sharp edges. Wood At a 3" drop the wood veneer chipped, exposing sharp edges. 8 * Variations of ASTM F476-76 standard test methods for security of swinging door assemblies.
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Strength and Rigidity Crossbanding adds strength and rigidity to the door. Why should you care? Factory Sealed Top and bottom rails feature structural composite lumber and are factory sealed with an approved sealant. Removable Primary Stiles Beds, X-ray carts and people lifters can do more than just surface damage. That is why Acrovyn Doors feature replaceable stiles on doors up to 60 minute fire ratings. If ever damaged, they can be replaced easily and on-site. Simply the Most Durable Door Wood veneer and high pressure laminate (HPL) just can’t handle the same abuse as durable Acrovyn. Acrovyn has withstood 45 years of abuse in tens of thousands of hospitals and schools worldwide. Field Replaceable Acrovyn Door Edges Field replaceable Acrovyn or stainless steel door edges wrap around both the latch and hinge stiles for ultimate edge protection. Door edges are radiused for required impact protection. • Costs less than replacing the entire door • Quick and easy to replace • No downtime or disruption to the facility • Continues to look as good as the day they are installed U.S. Patent Numbers: 7,621,102; 7,587,876; 7,775,013 B2. U.S. Design Patents: D512,785S; D515,713S; D517,224S; D517,701S; D518,185S
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Maricopa Pediatric ER Phoenix, AZ Architect: Orcutt Winslow St Luke’s Hospital Allentown, PA Architect: TRO J-B Acrovyn ® , “The doors are holding up in a very high traffic area. Carts are hitting them daily. The doors still look like the day they were installed. Great product!” —Emeritus Hospital at Rancho Solano Meadowview Terrace Clarksville, VA Architect: SFCS 10