is intumescent seal required in fire rated doors

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Intumescent seals or gaskets are not required on fire rated steel doors. Generally speaking, the requirement for intumescent seals or gaskets are a function of the individual manufacturers’ listi...
Astragals are required on: 3 hour fire rated pairs: Double doors - swinging in the same direction Double Egress - swinging in opposite directions Fire rated Dutch Doors Fire rated 1 3/4" t...
The 20 minute Fire Rating is a valid label and are commonly referred to as "Smoke and Draft control door assemblies". Depending on the local fire code and the openings's applica...
Maximum glass light sizes for 3 hour fire doors is as follows: Wire glass - not approved for use in 3 hour fire doors. Ceramic glass: UL & ITS/WH allow one (1) light with 100 square inc...
Maximum glass light size for a 90 minute (1 1/2 hour) door depends on the type of glass being installed. Wire glass = 100 square inches is max exposed glass when wire glass is used. Note - ma...
Non fire rated doors can be furnished with a maximum 3" diameter hole for viewer preparations. Fire rated doors have a 3/4" maximum holes size unless otherwise listed by UL or ITS/WHI. Viewers mus...
The 909 strike is used in single and paired non-fire rated and single fire rated openings.  The 954 strike is used in fire rated paired openings.
The 1609 strike cannot be used with Von Duprin XP98/99 exit device.