Best Doors Solid Core Door Set

Doors are available as single leaf or pair leaf, finished in a variety of facings.

The standard door set is intended for interior use in dry conditions, however this door set is suitable for exterior use with the right leaf facing.

Solid Core door sets are suitable for commercial and moderate institutional use where some impact resistance is required.

Commercial door sets are supplied in their natural state ready for a paint or varnish finish.


Core: : Particle Board 30mm

Rails, Stiles: Radiata Pine, butt-joined and stapled

Clashing: : Paint Quality doors are unclashed as standard. Veneered doors are clashed in matching timber, thickness 5mm, to vertical edges.

Facings: Medium Density Fibreboard is standard

Pre-easing: 2mm

Thickness: This door leaf is available as 38, 40, 42, 45 or 47mm thick. Standard size is 40mm thick

Leaf Sizes: The solid core door is available for manufacture to any practical size to suit client requirements. Thought should be given to the facings of oversize door leafs so that there is no visible join in the face of the door.

Product Options


The facings listed below are available for the Carbon Core door set


Oil Tempered Hardboard



Timber Veneers

Bolection Panels

Raised Panels

Decorative Timber Mouldings

Solid Timber (thickness up to 12mm)

Metal Sheet, mild or stainless (0.6 - 1.0mm)

Aluminium Sheet (0.3 - 1.0mm)

High Pressure Laminate up to 1.5mm thick (eg: Laminex, Formica)

Fire Rated Formica

Sheet Vinyl (1.25 - 2mm)

Acrylic - Sheets up to 1.5mm thick (eg: Acrovyn, Korogard)

Laminex Decoral


The leaf edges listed below are available for the Solid Core door set


leaf thickness may affect the availability of extruded profiles.


Timber Frame

The timber frame profiles listed below are available for the Solid Core door set

Steel Frame

The steel frame profiles listed below are available for the Solid Core door set.

For more in depth information on frame profiles and sizes, please see our Installation Instructions.


The meeting stiles listed below are applicable to paired door sets only.

Product Optional Extras

Vision Panels

Vision panels for the Solid Core door set are available with timber, aluminium or steel bead, and can be of any practical size within the door leaf provided that there is a minimum 150mm perimeter rail as shown below.

Glazing can be of any type to suit your requirement.

Thermal Insulation

This door leaf has a thermal insulation rating (R-value) of 0.368 Km2/W (for a 40 mm thick leaf).


There are no hardware limitations for the Solid Core door set, however consideration should always be given to fitness for purpose.