When are fire pins required on doors

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The use of Panic Hardware and/or Fire Exit Hardware is required by the International Building Code (IBC) and NFPA 101 – The Life Safety Code, depending on which code and which edition of the code i...
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...
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...
Panic Hardware and Fire Exit Hardware are two different types of exit devices, and the proper selection is determined by code requirements. Panic Hardware is an exit device which is tested for u...
The most obvious difference (in the device) is the lack of mechanical dogging on a Fire Rated Device.  There are some internal parts that may be different and the method it is secured to the d...
Grouting frames is: A process done in the field during hollow metal frame installation  The internal cavity of the frame is fill with masonry or mortar It is intended to mainly provide ...
The five most common cores are honeycomb, polystyrene, polyurethane, steel stiffened, and temperature rise. Honeycomb core doors are used for interior and exterior openings where high thermal...