Fire Rated Hardware

Fire Rated Hardware

Fire rated door hardware is a critical component of fire protection systems in buildings. These products are specifically designed to hold up under fire conditions, ensuring that doors remain closed and sealed during a fire, helping to slow the spread of fire and smoke. ese products are essential for ensuring the integrity of fire-rated doors and walls, preserving life safety and minimizing damage to structures. Fire rated door hardware is used in a variety of commercial, industrial, and residential construction applications, providing peace of mind and helping to ensure the safety of building occupants and property.

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Fire safety is a top priority for any building, and having the right equipment in place can make all the difference in an emergency. Fire doors and fire-rated door hardware play a crucial role in containing and preventing the spread of fire, protecting lives and property. In this blog, we'll explore the importance of fire doors and fire-rated door hardware, and how investing in high-quality products can enhance fire safety measures.

Fire doors are specially designed to withstand fire and smoke, providing crucial barriers that help contain the spread of flames and protect escape routes. These doors are constructed with materials that have been tested and certified to resist fire for a specified period, allowing occupants valuable time to evacuate safely.

Fire-resistant materials:

Fire doors are typically made from materials such as steel, gypsum, or solid timber, all of which have high fire resistance properties.

Intumescent seals:

These seals expand when exposed to heat, filling gaps around the door edges and preventing the passage of smoke and flames.

Self-closing mechanisms:

Fire doors are equipped with self-closing devices that ensure they automatically close in the event of a fire, helping to maintain compartmentation and limit fire spread.

Fire-Rated Door Hardware: Ensuring Reliability and Compliance

In addition to fire doors themselves, the hardware installed on these doors plays a critical role in their performance during a fire. Fire-rated door hardware is specifically designed and tested to meet fire safety regulations and enhance the overall effectiveness of fire doors.

Types of fire-rated door hardware include:

Handles:

Fire-rated handles are constructed from durable materials and designed to withstand high temperatures. They are available in various styles to suit different aesthetic preferences and building designs.

Locks and latches:

Fire-rated locks and latches are essential components of fire doors, ensuring they remain securely closed during a fire emergency. These hardware pieces are tested to withstand the intense heat and pressure of a fire, providing reliable functionality when it matters most.

Hinges:

Fire-rated hinges are engineered to support the weight of fire doors and withstand the heat of a fire. They are available in different sizes and finishes to accommodate various door configurations and design requirements.

Invest in Your Safety with Premium Fire Doors and Hardware

When it comes to fire safety, there's no room for compromise. Investing in high-quality fire doors and fire-rated door hardware is essential for protecting occupants and property in the event of a fire emergency. At Dortech Direct, we offer a wide range of premium fire doors and fire-rated door hardware products designed to meet the highest standards of safety and compliance. Browse our selection today and take the first step towards enhancing fire safety in your building. Your peace of mind is our priority.