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    BS EN 13637 - BUILDING HARDWARE - ELECTRICALLY CONTROLLED EXIT SYSTEMS FOR USE ON ESCAPE ROUTES - REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS

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    Superseded date:  23-02-2015

    Language(s):  English

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    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Requirements
      4.1 General
      4.2 Release function - Principle (Ability to release)
      4.3 Release function - Signal (Ability to release)
      4.4 Release function - Operation of requesting
           element (Ability to release)
      4.5 Release function - Requesting elements and
           number of operations to exit (Ability to release)
      4.6 Release function - Input signal from the fire
           detection system (Ability to release)
      4.7 Release function - Reset after request to exit
           by operating the requesting element (Ability to release)
      4.8 Release function - Operating element (Ability
           to release)
      4.9 Release function - Fail-safe function and reliability
           of liaison and transmission paths (Ability to release)
      4.10 Release force - Door not under pressure (Ability to
           release)
      4.11 Release force - Door under pressure (Ability to release)
      4.12 Release force - Requesting element (Ability to release)
      4.13 Release delay after signal received from a fire
           detection system (Ability to release)
      4.14 Release requirements after power supply failure
           (Ability to release)
      4.15 Door free movement (Dimensional and design
           requirements to ensure ability to release)
      4.16 Exposed edges and corners (Dimensional and design
           requirements to ensure ability to release)
      4.17 Accessible gaps (Dimensional and design requirements
           to ensure ability to release)
      4.18 Projection in the clear passage (Dimensional and design
           requirements to ensure ability to release)
      4.19 Dimensional and design requirements of the requesting
           element (To ensure ability to release)
      4.20 Illuminating means of requesting element (Dimensional
           and design requirements to ensure ability to release)
      4.21 Signalling elements (Dimensional and design requirements
           to ensure ability to release)
      4.22 Colour and audible codes of signalling elements
           (Dimensional and design requirements to ensure ability
           to release)
      4.23 Door mass and door dimensions (Dimensional
           and design requirements to ensure ability to release)
      4.24 Installation of requesting element (Dimensional
           and design requirements to ensure ability to release)
      4.25 Keepers (Dimensional and design requirements
           to ensure ability to release)
      4.26 Requesting element with cover (Dimensional
           and design requirements to ensure ability to release)
      4.27 Test rod (Dimensional and design requirements
           to ensure ability to release)
      4.28 Interaction between bolts (Dimensional and
           design requirements to ensure to release)
      4.29 Covers (Dimensional and design requirements to
           ensure ability to release)
      4.30 Pictogram (Dimensional and design requirements
           to ensure ability to release)
      4.31 Additional functions - Principle (Requirements to
           additional functions and characteristics to ensure
           ability to release)
      4.32 Time delay requirements (Requirements to additional
           functions and characteristics to ensure ability to
           release)
      4.33 Central Management Control requirements (Requirements
           to additional functions and characteristics to ensure
           ability to release)
      4.34 Outside access device (Requirements to additional
           functions and characteristics ensure ability to release)
      4.35 Access control system (Requirements to additional
           functions and characteristics ensure ability to release)
      4.36 Security requirements (Requirements to additional
           functions and characteristics ensure ability to release)
      4.37 Reengagement force requirements of electrical
           locking element (Requirements additional functions
           and characteristics to ensure ability to release)
      4.38 Durability - General (Durability of ability to release)
      4.39 Lubrication (Durability of ability to release)
      4.40 Abuse resistance of electrical locking element (Durability
           of ability to release)
      4.41 Abuse resistance of requesting element (Durability
           of ability to release)
      4.42 Abuse resistance of electrically lockable operating
           element (Durability of ability release)
      4.43 Environmental requirements - Temperature range
           requirement (Durability of ability to release)
      4.44 Environmental requirements - Corrosion resistance
           requirement (Durability ability to release)
      4.45 Environmental requirements - Dry Heat resistance
           requirement (Durability of ability to release)
      4.46 Environmental requirements - Cold resistance
           requirement (Durability of ability release)
      4.47 Environmental requirements - Damp heat cyclic
           (12h + 12h) resistance requirement (Durability of
           ability to release)
      4.48 Environmental requirements - Impact resistance
           requirement (Durability of ability to release)
      4.49 Environmental requirements - Supply voltage variations
           requirements (Durability of ability to release)
      4.50 Environmental requirements - Rated voltage requirements
           (Durability of ability release)
      4.51 Electrical hazards safety requirements (Durability of
           ability to release - Low voltage)
      4.52 Environmental requirements - Electromagnetic
           compatibility (EMC) requirements and/or Radio and
           telecommunication terminal equipment (R&TTE) (Durability
           ability to release)
      4.53 Environmental requirements - IP Protection against
           solid foreign objects and ingress of water and dust
           (Durability of ability to release)
      4.54 Suitability for use on fire/smoke resisting doorsets
      4.55 Requirement to product information (Ability to release)
      4.56 Dangerous substances
    5 Tests - general and test apparatus
      5.1 General
      5.2 Test apparatus
    6 Test methods - procedures
      6.1 General
      6.2 Release force test - Door not under pressure (Sample A)
      6.3 Release force test - Door under pressure (Sample A)
      6.4 Release test after signal received from fire detection
           system (Sample A)
      6.5 Test of fail-safe function and failure of liaison and
           transmission paths, and release force test of requesting
           element (Sample A)
      6.6 Release test after time delay (Sample A)
      6.7 Release tests after power supply failure (Sample A)
      6.8 Durability tests (Sample A)
      6.9 Abuse resistance tests (Sample A)
      6.10 Security tests (Sample A)
      6.11 Reengagement tests of electrical locking element
           (Sample A)
      6.12 Temperature test (Sample B)
      6.13 Corrosion test (Sample B)
      6.14 Dry heat test (Sample B)
      6.15 Cold test (Sample B)
      6.16 Damp heat cyclic test (12h + 12h) (Sample B)
      6.17 Impact test (Sample B)
      6.18 Supply voltage variations test (Sample B)
      6.19 Electrical hazards safety tests (Sample B)
      6.20 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) tests (Sample B)
      6.21 (IP)Protection against solid foreign objects and ingress
           of water and durst test (Sample B)
    7 Classification
      7.1 General
      7.2 Classification system
      7.3 Example of classification
    8 Marking
      8.1 On the product
      8.2 On the packaging
      8.3 On the installation instructions
      8.4 Controlling element combined with a separate locking,
           requesting and/or operating elements
    9 Evaluation of conformity
      9.1 Initial type test
      9.2 Sampling, testing and conformity criteria
      9.3 Factory production control
      9.4 Periodic testing (for all products)
      9.5 Annual testing (for all products)
    Annex A (normative) - Information supplied with the product:
            Product information, Installation and fixing
            instructions, Installation compliance report,
            Maintenance instructions and Routine site inspection
            report
      A.1 General
      A.2 Product information
      A.3 Installation and fixing instructions
      A.4 Installation compliance report form
      A.5 Maintenance instructions
      A.6 Routine site inspection report form
    Annex B (normative) - Additional requirements for electrically
            controlled escape exit systems intended for use on
            fire/smoke door assemblies
    Annex C (normative) - Flow chart of test procedures
    Annex D (informative) - Guidance for choosing relevant product
            standards for particular exit door applications
      D.1 The final choice of a product for a particular application
           depends upon a risk analysis its intended use on exit
           doors. Table D.1 indicates the main performance
           requirements of the four exit hardware standards, to
           enable this risk assessment to be undertaken
    Annex E (informative) - Additional accessibility recommendations
            for escape exit system for use by mobility impaired
            people and model declaration for operating forces
      E.1 Guidelines for selecting exit devices and exit systems
           intended for use by children, elderly and mobility
           impaired people
      E.2 Installation and maintenance
      E.3 Advantages/disadvantages of panic and emergency
           exit devices and systems
      E.4 Operating forces declared by the manufacturer
    Annex F (informative) - Functional diagrams
      F.1 Functional diagrams of typical electrically controlled
           escape exit systems
      F.2 Logic diagram for modes of escape exit system operation
    Annex G (normative) - Configurations of escape exit systems
    Annex ZA (informative) - Clauses of this European Standard
             addressing Essential requirements or other
             provisions of EU Construction Product Directive
      ZA.1 Clauses addressing the provisions of the EU Construction
           Products Directive
      ZA.2 Procedure for the attestation of conformity of exit
           systems
      ZA.3 CE marking and labelling
    Annex ZB (informative) - Relationship between this European
             Standard and the provisions of EU Directive
             2004/118/EC (EMC)
    Annex ZC (informative) - Relationship between this European
             Standard and the provisions of EU Directive
             73/23/EEC (Low Voltage)
    Annex ZD (Informative) - Relationship between this European
             Standard and the provisions of EU Directive 2002/96/EEC
             (WEEE) and 2002/95/EEC (ROHS)
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    Status Superseded
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