Fire doors have a critical role in protecting properties in residential settings from the spread of fire and saving lives.
In addition to certified fire doorsets, Denleigh supplies a range of fire rated door furniture, parts and hardware for the safe operation fire doors which help clients meet the requirements of Part B Fire Safety Regulations. Our products are third party tested and rated e.g. FD30.
Fire Exit / Panic Hardware
Designed to make emergency exits faster and safer our fire exist hardware features a push-to-unlock mechanism that is easy to open, with little strength required. Options include Push Bar Panic Bolt and Panic latch Sets for single and double doors, and Lever operated and knob operated Outside Access Devices that allows doors to be unlocked from the outside.
Guide to Fire Doors and Ironmongery
The Role of Ironmongery in Enhancing Fire Door Safety
Ironmongery, often considered the backbone of door installations, plays a pivotal role in the safety and functionality of fire doors. Fire doors, designed to prevent the spread of fire and smoke, rely heavily on the quality and installation of their ironmongery components to function effectively. Let's delve deeper into the significance of ironmongery in fire door safety.
Essential Components and Their Functions
Ironmongery encompasses a wide range of metal fittings, including hinges, handles, locks, and closers. Each of these components has a specific role
Fire Door Parts Include:
These ensure the door remains securely attached to its frame. For fire doors, it's crucial that hinges are robust and can withstand the intense heat, preventing the door from collapsing.
Handles and Locks
While primarily used for accessibility, in the context of fire doors, they must be made of materials that won't easily melt or warp. This ensures that doors remain accessible for evacuation during a fire.
These devices ensure that the door closes automatically after being opened. In the event of a fire, this automatic closing prevents the spread of flames and smoke to other parts of the building.