Five Basic Requirements For A Fire-Rated Opening

- Dec 01, 2018-

Five Basic Requirements for a Fire-Rated Opening

The wall, door frame, door and hardware must all be fire rated. The door must be self closing and positive latching (push/pull plates cannot be used on a fire rated door) and steel ball bearing hinges must be used.

1. Labeled Door Frame

2. Labeled Door

3. Approved Closing Device (Door Closer or Spring Hinges; Spring Hinges for Doors up to 3’0″ x 7’0″ only)

4. Approved Latching Device (Lockset or Exit Device)

5. Steel Ball Bearing Hinges