- Complies with NFPA guildlines for use with fire labeled doors
- UL Listed
|Certifications, Listings, Compliances:||
605 (US3) - Bright Brass, Clear Coated
613 (US10B) - Oil Rubbed Bronze, Oxidized Satin Bronze,No Coating
626 (US26D) - Satin Chrome Plated, No Coating
630 (US32D) - Satin Stainless Steel, No Coating
600 (P) - Prime Coated
Quick Reference Guide
Selections for Fire Labeled Doors
Reproduced with Permission from NFPA 80-2010, Fire Doors and Other Opening Protectives, Copyright © 2009, National Fire Protection Association.
This reprinted material is not the complete and official position of NFPA on the referenced subject, which is represented only by the standard in its entirety.
6.4.3* Builders Hardware.
18.104.22.168 Hinges. Hinges shall be as specified in individual door manufacturer’s published listings or Table 22.214.171.124.
126.96.36.199.1 Doors up to 60 in. (1.52 m) in height shall be provided with two hinges and an additional hinge for each additional 30 in. (076 m) of door height or fraction thereof.
188.8.131.52.1.1 The distance between hinges shall be permitted to exceed 30 in (0.76 m).
184.108.40.206.1.2 Where spring hinges are used, at least two shall be provided.
220.127.116.11.2 All hinges or pivots, except spring hinges, shall be of the ball bearing type.
18.104.22.168.2.1 Hinges or pivots employing other anti-friction bearing surfaces shall be permitted if they meet the requirements of ANSI/BHMA A156.1, Standard for Butts and Hinges.
22.214.171.124.2.2 Spring hinges shall be labeled and shall meet the requirements of ANSI/BHMA A156.17, Standard for Self Closing Hinges & Pivots, Grade 1.
126.96.36.199.3 Hinges 4 1/2 in. (114 mm) high and 0.180 in. (4.57 mm) thick shall be permitted for use on wide and heavy doors or doors that are subjected to heavy use or unusual stress.
188.8.131.52.4 Fire doors with hinges of lighter weight that are not of the ball bearing type shall be permitted under the following conditions:
1. They are part of a listed assembly.
2. They meet the test requirements of ANSI/BHMA A156.1, Standard for Butts and Hinges.
3. They have been tested to a minimum of 350,000 cycles.
184.108.40.206.5 Pivot sets made up of components that are smaller or of a lighter gauge than shown in Table 220.127.116.11 shall be permitted to be used, provided they meet the requirements of ANSI/BHMA A156.4, Standard for Door Controls (Closers), and are in accordance with the manufacturer’s label service procedures.
18.104.22.168 Attaching Hinges to Doors.
22.214.171.124.1 Hinges shall be secured in accordance with the listing and the manufacturer’s installation instructions.
126.96.36.199.2 Mortise hinges shall be secured to reinforcements in the doors with steel machine screws.
188.8.131.52.3 Mortise hinges shall be secured to wood and plastic-covered composite doors or wood core doors with No. 12 x 1 1/4 in. (31.75 mm) flat, threaded-to-the-head, steel wood screws. Pilot holes shall be drilled that are 5/32 in. (4 mm) in diameter.
184.108.40.206.4 Surface hinges shall be attached with steel through-bolts.
220.127.116.11 Attaching Hinges to Frames. Hinges shall be secured to frames with steel screws.
18.104.22.168.1 Types of screws shall be permitted to vary depending on material use for the manufacture of labeled door frames.
22.214.171.124.2 The manufacturer’s instructions and published listings for labeled door frames shall be referenced for specific screw requirements.
126.96.36.199.4 Shimming. When required to meet the clearances stated in 188.8.131.52, the shimming of hinges using steel shims shall be permitted.
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