Videos

Below are links for Special-Lite videos that you can view or download.

Video Titles Run Time Play Video
Designed for Life, an Introduction to Special-Lite
Special-Lite’s unique design philosophy, manufacturing process, and capabilities combine traditional craftsmanship with an engineered solution to create custom, longer lasting, heavy-duty entrances.
4:06 min
The Science Behind Special-Lite
A light hearted refresher on the basic science behind Special-lite’s engineering and design philosophy for manufacturing light, flexible, and longer lasting heavy-duty doors.
2:56 min
25 Million Cycle Swing Test Footage
Architectural Testing, Inc. opened and closed one of our SL-17 FRP Doors according to the ANSI A250.4 standard every 13 ½ seconds, every hour of every day from February 12, 2002 until March 27, 2006. After completing 25 million cycles, it was still performing beautifully…and looked like new…although the closer and exit device push pad had to be replaced multiple times.
0:21 min
Updating an Opening - The Easy Way
Get the look and feel of a whole new entrance when installing a new Special-LiteĀ® Door by placing Special-LiteĀ® Insert Framing and Capping over the existing hollow metal frame. Insert frames and capping enhance the appearance and functionality of any entrance while minimizing disruption during installation..
1:24 min


We also have training video programs presenting tips and techniques for proper installation of our products.
You can order these online.

  • Storefront Framing and Door Installation (Item #7605)
  • Heavy Wall Applied Stop Tube Frame and Door Installation (Item #7604)
  • Replace Existing Doors in Hollow Metal Frames (Item #7606)