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BS 8214:1990

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Code of practice for fire door assemblies with non-metallic leaves

Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

30-09-2008

Language(s)

English

Published date

31-10-1990

Committees responsible
Foreword
Code of practice
Section 1. General
0. Introduction
1. Scope
2. Definitions
3. Determination of fire resistance of doors
4. Methods of specifying fire doors
5. Marking
6. Other considerations
7. Functional performance
Section 2. Design and manufacturing considerations
8. Introduction
9. Door configuration
10. Door frames
11. Junction between door assemblies and surrounding
     structure
12. Door leaves
13. Intumescent and smoke seals
14. Glazing and other apertures
15. Overpanels and sidepanels
16. Ironmongery
17. Design modifications
Section 3. On-site care and installation
18. Site handling and storage
19. Work on assemblies
Section 4. Maintenance
20. Introduction
21. Fire seals
22. Door gaps
23. Replacement and repair of door leaves
24. Replacement of glazing
25. Ironmongery
26. Decoration
Appendices
A. Example of a typical fire door specification
B. Guidance on essential and non-essential ironmongery
C. Additional recommendations for timber used in fire
     doors
Tables
1. Range of colour codes giving a method of performance
     identification for non-metallic doors and frames
2. Recommendations for the joint between timber door
     frames and walls to provide 30 min fire resistance
3. Recommendations for the joint between timber door
     frames and walls to provide 60 min fire resistance
Figures
1. Example of separation of rebates on swing doors
2. Over-rebated door leaf and frame

Recommendations for the specification, design construction, installation and maintenance of fire door assemblies to provide fire resistance ratings of up to and including two hours when tested in accordance with BS 476 Parts 8 and 22. Industrial or architectural steel fire doors, lift doors, roller shutters or other forms of closure are not included.

Committee
B/538/1
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes 86/13318 DC (10/2005)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
40
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy

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