Pacific VP240-S Sliding Fire Door Set -/240/120


The VP240-S sliding fire door set is used where a large opening in a fire separation (up to 29m2) is required to be closed off in the event of a fire and/or in daily use.

A version of the VP240-S is available in the form of a bi-parting pair of doors for use where wall space is restricted.

The slider may be concealed behind an appropriate cavity wall.

Automatic opening and closing is not currently available for Sliding Fire Doors. 

The VP240-S is a sliding fire door set. The door leaf can be faced in plywood or steel sheet, and is capped with steel channel to 4 edges and hung from a sliding track system.

A counterweight system, released by a fusible link or electromagnetic hold open devices that are linked to a fire detection system, closes the door in the event of a fire.

VP240-S is not available as a smoke control door set.

This door type is suitable for interior installation only.

The thickness of the VP240-S door leaf is 83mm with Plywood facings or 77mm with Steel facings. The approximate leaf weight is at least 41kg/m2

 Wall Type Fire Resistance Rating
Door Application Max Leaf
Height (mm)
Max Leaf
Width (mm)
 Timber Stud Wall
Masonry Wall
 -/240/120 Single 5000 6000
 Timber Stud Wall
Masonry Wall
 -/240/90 Bi - Parting 4000 6000


  1. The fire rating for a Bi-Parting VP240-S is -/120/90
  2. The maximum area per sliding door leaf is 30m2

Product Options

Leaf Facings

  • Plywood
  • Steel Sheet 0.9mm

Leaf Edges

The leaf edges listed below are available for the VP240-S door set

Hardware/Closing Systems

A Standard Track System is supplied with this door set.

Standard Closer

Weight and pulley system with self-closure activated by fusible link in the event of fire.

Electromagnetic Closing Weight System

A weight and pulley system modified for electromagnetic release is available. Closure is on fire/smoke detection activated by sensors (by others) mounted each side of the door set to lintel or ceiling.

Frame Types & Profiles

Please refer to the installation instructions for this door set for more information.

Meeting Stiles

Not applicable for this door set.

Wall Types

The VP240-S slider may be hung from a concrete or masonry wall either of precast concrete (thickness 150mm minimum) or grouted blockwork (thickness 190mm minimum).

The VP240-S slider may be hung on a drywall of composite construction consisting of 100 x 50mm timber frame lined each side with 3 layers of 13.5mm Pyropanel sheet and 1 layer 16mm Gib® Fyreline. The wall cavity is insulated with “Insulroc” mineral fibre 375kg/m3 (or equivalent).

The VP180-S slider may be hung on a drywall of construction similar to GBT180, but with additional lining of 16mm Fyreline to achieve a system FRR -/180/120 (Gib® Fire Rated Systems).

Product Optional Extras

Vision Panels

Please contact PDS for information on vision panel options.

Sidelights and Overlights

Not applicable for this door set.


Not applicable for this door set.

Additional Door Options

Escape/Wicket Door

The slider may be fitted with a hinged wicket door if required. The maximum size of this wicket door is 1980 x 750mm.

Cavity Wall System

Thermal Insulation

This door leaf has a thermal insulation rating (R-value) of 0.692 Km2/W.

Technical Compliance Statement

The VP240-S fire door complies with the requirements of NZS 4520 Fire-resistant door sets when installed in accordance with Pacific Doors’ Installation Instructions into a complying fire-resistant wall, and when fitted with approved hardware.

NZS 4520 is referenced in the New Zealand Building Code Acceptable Solutions (Appendix C 6.1.1)

Pacific VP240-S fire doors have been successfully fire-tested in accordance with AS1530.4, as referenced in NZS 4520 and in Appendix C 5.1.1.

The fire resistance achieved by the VP240-S was FRR -/240/120

The VP240-S fire door will satisfy the requirements of NZBC, B2 “Durability” under conditions of use, installation and maintenance specified by Pacific Doors, or specific contractual guarantees, whichever are overriding.