BS EN1935 - Single Axis Hinges
British & European Standard requirements and testing methods covering single axis hinges.
|Grade||Max. Door Mass||Number of Test
BS EN12209 - Locks and Latches
British & European Standard requirements and testing methods covering locks and latches.
|Grade 1||Low frequency|| Used by people with a high incentive to
exercise care and a small chance of misuse
|Internal residential doors|
|Grade 2||Medium frequency|| Used by people with some incentive to
exercise care but where there is some chance of misuse
|Internal office doors|
|Grade 3||High frequency|| Used by public or others with little incentive to
exercise care and with a high chance of misuse
BS EN164 - Fire Resistance
The European Fire Safety Standard for determining the fire resistance of door and shutter assemblies, including door hardware.
Certifire is an independent third party certification scheme that assures performance, quality, reliability and traceability of products. Recognised by regulatory authorities worldwide.
|FD30||30 minute doors|
|FD60||60 minute doors|
|FD30/60||30/60 minute doors|
|FD30/60/120||30/60/120 minute doors|
|FD30/60/240||30/60/240 minute doors|
DDA Compliance (Disability Discrimination Act)
For disabled people to have independent access through single or double swing doors, the opening force, when measured at the leading edge of the door, should be not more than 30N from 0° (The door in the closed position) to 30° open, and not more than 22.5N from 30° to 60° of the opening cycle. (source: datim.co.uk)