MARINE is the vandal-proof door entry panel from FERMAX. This outdoor entry system is made of 316L stainless steel and is 2,5mm wide. MARINE is one of the most resistant pieces of the FERMAX outdoor panels range due to its high quality of both materials and production processes.

MARINE features

MARINE is a door entry panel for architecture projects requiring a higher level of security or in places with adverse and extreme climates. Thanks to the stainless steel with IP54 IK09 protection, MARINE is able to resist corrosive and wet environments. The panels incorporate a cellular rubber airtight seal that assures a perfect panel-to-wall fit to prevent water and dust filtrations.

The monoblock design allows the Spanish company to offer a great range of special panels. Fermax has a stainless steel machining line through laser cutting. This process provides total flexibility for producing custom MARINE panels according to the requirements of the end-user or the project manager. Best of all is the delivery timing: MARINE special panels are produced in 1 week. Fermax is the only door entry systems’ manufacturer in the world that produces its own steel panels.

Visible elements of MARINE outdoor panels

The vandal-proof panels from Fermax are composed of different materials and devices:

The wide-angle colour camera incorporates LEDs for better night vision or in poor lighting conditions. The audio amplifier is made in SMD and it is subjected to a tropicalisation process to resist extreme conditions. The voice synthesiser language, which emits the message “The door is open. Please close the door behind you”, can be configured into up to 32 languages. The speaker ensures a high performance and quality audio level.

MARINE pushbuttons are vandal-proof and made of stainless steel. They integrate an anti-lock system. These pushbuttons are prepared to face any impact. MARINE cardholders with pushbuttons are 6mm wide and made with polycarbonate.

Integration with access control systems

The metallic keypad installed in the digital panels is manufactured in zamak and integrates back-lighting. Security vandal-proof screws are used during the mounting process. This type of screw can be only extracted with a special key that it is supplied with the panel. Furthermore, MARINE panels can integrate with access control systems; from Fermax or from third-parties: keypad, proximity readers or biometric access control systems such as fingerprint readers.

Trafalgar Place residential complex, London
11 MARINE panels were installed in the Trafalgar Place residential complex, London

MARINE panels can be personalised with the name of the project and even include the numbers of each residence or the owners name in the same steel panel. Fermax uses laser engraving – an additional value and an exclusive service for the most prestigious and demanding architecture projects.

For the installation process in the building, MARINE panels mounting is easy, as the modules are pre-programmed - a great advantage for installers or integrators of door entry systems.

Case studies

Custom MARINE panels can be found in several architecture reference projects around the world.

Yungaba (Australia)

The Residences is a residential community located in Brisbane, developed by Frasers Property Australia. It is a renovation Project, based on Yungaba House, an Italian-style historic house built in 1887 and is now an exclusive complex composed of high-standard apartments and common facilities as swimming pool, gym or barbeque areas.

MARINE panels were personalised with a great title that welcomes both residents and visitors. This outdoor panel integrates a digital display, keypad and proximity reader to facilitate the access to residents or staff.

FERMAX's equipment
allows the company to produce any type of
panel, depending on the needs of the client

Trafalgar Place (London)

Trafalgar Place is a well-known residential complex that forms part of the prestigious Elephant and Castle project. It is composed by 235 high quality apartments, a renovation project that respects the environment and the history of neighbouring buildings. In 2016, this project received the RIBA Stirling Prize, the most important award for the British architects. 11 MARINE panels were installed in the complex.

Leedon Residences (Singapore)

This is an impressive project located in a high-standard area of Singapore city. It is the biggest residential complex of the 10th district. Leedon Residences was designed by SCDA Architects and the project was honoured with the BCA Green Mark GoldPlus Award due to its energy efficiency.

MARINE is the perfect combination of craft and technology. FERMAX uses a special machining line to manufacturing stainless steel panels. This equipment allows the company to produce any type of MARINE panel, depending on the needs of the client.

Types of custom MARINE panel

  • Special formats and dimensions
  • Integration of access control modules and special combination with amplifier, pushbuttons and other accessories
  • Laser engraving of logotype, name of the building, name of residents
  • Integration of residence’s number and messages
  • Pushbuttons without cardholder or free disposal
  • Back-lighting
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