What is the anatomy of a fire door....and why?!
"The key purpose of a fire rated door is to provide a cost effective prevention method designed to save lives and minimize damage in the event of a fire." - ASTAAmerica
So what are the key parts of a fire door and how do they keep facilities safe?
Correctly installed and annually inspected fire doors are key in to barring oxygen from feeding a fire. Fire doors create an airlock with the automatic closure device, slowing the spread of fire on both sides of the door assembly.
Why Fire Doors?
Safety - fire rated doors ensure safer environments
Durability - fire doors are made with array of durable materials, meant to meet NFPA specifications
Customization - fire doors can be fitted to the needs of your building
Fire doors are a crucial part of your facilities' barrier management system. Learn more about Fire Door Inspection, Installation, Maintenance, and Labeling here.