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typ. location fire-rated doors req’d:

openings in stairways,
in fire-rated corridors,
occupancy separation walls,
certain hazardous locations.

2

parts of door req'd to be fire rated

entire collection (door/frame/hardware)

3

fire-rated door assemblies tested by these agencies:

UL and FM (Factory Mutual)

4

according to these standards

ASTM and NFPA tests.

5

fire-rated doors also referred to as

labelled doors,

metal label indicating it’s class and hourly rating.

6

fire rated doors must be operable from inside w/o

special knowledge/effort.

7

exceptions to typical panic hardware

residential
places of detention

8

lever use vs panic hardware use

panic hardware is separate from fire-rated.
ex. levers count for fire rated, but panic is bar.

9

panic hardware req'd @

educational and

assembly w occupancy over 50

10

auto close is secured w active latch bolt to prevent

fire/gas pressure from pushing door open

11

fire/panic hardware mounting ht

34-48" off ff

12

glass in fire door:
wire glass in metal frames, max rating

45 mins

13

min distance between set of doors in sequence, when open 90"

48"

14

most common metal windows

aluminum

15

steel window profile compared w aluminium

smaller profile

16

typ wood window species

pine / fir

17

wood window cladding mat'l

thin layer steel / vinyl

18

glass strength typically req'd

double strength

19

skylights, tempered or annealed, must be protected:

top and bottom w wire screening

20

typ at skylight for internal moisture management

condensate gutter and weep holes

21

storefront frame materials

extruded metal frame,

typ aluminum