Divided Lite Construction| How Simpson Doors Are Made

HOW THEY’RE MADE

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DIVIDED LITE CONSTRUCTION

Simpson has been manufacturing divided lite doors for over a century and provides two basic construction types, Simulated Divided Lite (SDL) and True Divided Lite (TDL).

SDL vs TDL – What Should I Choose?

Simulated Divided Lite (SDL) for Exterior Doors

Features a single glass unit with bars applied to the glass surface, providing the look of traditional True Divided Lite with SDL bars are available in two widths: 7/8" (standard) and 1-3/8" (option). SDL construction is available for doors with insulated glass (IG).

7/8" Wide SDL (Standard)

SDL WITH IG IN OVOLO PROFILE

SDL WITH IG IN OVOLO PROFILE

SDL WITH  IG IN SHAKER PROFILE

SDL WITH IG IN SHAKER PROFILE


1-3/8" Wide SDL (Option)


True divided Lite (TDL) for Exterior and Interior Doors

Features individual glass units divided by muntin bars. TDL construction is available for doors with IG or single glazed (SG).

TDL WITH IG IN OVOLO PROFILE

TDL WITH IG IN OVOLO PROFILE

TDL WITH IG IN SHAKER PROFILE

TDL WITH IG IN SHAKER PROFILE


TDL WITH SG IN OVOLO PROFILE

TDL WITH SG IN OVOLO PROFILE

TDL WITH SG IN NARROW (1) OVOLO PROFILE

TDL WITH SG IN NARROW (1”) OVOLO PROFILE


1/4 Veneer

TDL WITH SG IN SHAKER PROFILE


ENGINEERED CONSTRUCTION