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A fire door test at Lorient

Members of the Institute of Architectural Ironmongers were treated to a fire test at Lorient UK‘s headquarters in Newton Abbot today.  The furnace was fitted with two miniature hinged 30 minute fire doors (FD30s) each with reinforced vision panels.  The … Continue reading

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Intumescent strips for fire doors

Fire Regulations require intumescent seals to be rebated into the edge of fire doors to provide passive fire protection. Upon exposure to heat in the event of a fire, the intumescent material swells up to seal the gap between door … Continue reading

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Recommend a fire door closer?

(from Bob) Q: On behalf of the Residents Association for a 2 storey (3 floor) block of flats built in 1968, we are thinking of replacing all of the original flat front doors (which give on to the common stair … Continue reading

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