Fire doors by numbers

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Peter Barker explains how timber doors achieve 20, 30, 60, 90 and 120 minutes' fire resistance.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2014

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Upgrading timber doorsets for fire resistancenavigation-arrow

This Wood Information Sheet gives guidance on assessing the suitability of existing doors for upgrading to give a 20 or 30 minutes' fire resistance comparable with that of purpose-made fire doors. Upgrading to 60 minutes' performance will rarely be possible.

Upgrading the fire resistance of existing doors is...

11/04/2017 |  Wood Information Sheet  

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Project manager Ian Makins of Hazlin of Ludlow Ltd talks about weathering the recession, market trends and the importance of an all encompassing Global Assessment for its fire doors and doorsets.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2011

01/01/2011 |  Magazine Article  

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Chiltern International Fire's Product Assessor Simon Bailey discusses the role of passive fire protection (PFP) products, in the context of Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order, and emphasises the need for correct installation to ensure performance and life safety.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2012

01/01/2012 |  Magazine Article