[Fire Doors] Passenger-elevator-type Fire Doors, GSUX

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This category covers passenger elevator fire doors of the single-swing or sliding hollow-metal type. The sliding-door panels may be used in single-slide assemblies of the one-, two-, or three-speed type, or they may be used in center-parting assemblies of the one- or two-speed type.

The sliding door panels are intended to be installed with certified hardware consisting of hangers, a track, a header, a sill, a closer, and retaining clips as indicated in the individual hardware certifications; see Passenger Elevator Door Hardware (GZKZ).

The swinging door panels are intended to be installed with a sill, hinges, a certified frame, a certified latching device and a certified closing device; see Fire Door and fire Window Frames (GVTV), Single-point Locks and Latches (GYJT) and Swinging Fire Door Closers (GVEV). Doors are intended to be provided with hinges or pivots in accordance with ANSI/NFPA 80, "Fire Doors and Other Opening Protectives."

When acceptable to the Authority Having Jurisdiction, certified passenger elevator fire doors may be installed with certified passenger elevator door hardware, in an oversize passenger elevator fire door frame assembly furnished with a Certificate of Inspection; see Fire Door and Fire Window Frames (GVTV).

Hoistway doors for elevators are intended to be installed in accordance with ANSI/NFPA 80 and ANSI/ASME A17.1, "Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators."

Authorities Having Jurisdiction should be consulted before installation.


The following product identity appears on the product:

    Passenger Elevator Fire Door


See Elevator-door-locking Devices and Contacts (FQXZ).


For additional information, see Fire Doors (GSNV) and Fire-resistance Ratings (BXRH).


The basic standard used to investigate products in this category is ANSI/UL 10B, "Fire Tests of Door Assemblies."


The Certification Mark of UL on the product is the only method provided by UL to identify products manufactured under its Certification and Follow-Up Service. The Certification Mark for these products includes the UL symbol, the words "CERTIFIED" and "SAFETY," the geographic identifier(s), and a file number.

The Certification Mark covers the design and construction of the door or door panels only.

Additional Certification Markings

Products covered under this category are additionally marked with the following information:

+ 3, 1-1/2, 1 or 3/4

++ 30 MIN - 250°F MAX, 30 MIN - 450°F MAX, 30 MIN - 650°F MAX, or no reference to temperature rise when the temperature rise exceeds 650°F at 30 min.

Alternate UL Mark

Each door panel bears a "Passenger Elevator Fire Door" Classification Mark with the following rating: 1-1/2 h with temperature rise - 30 min - 650 F max, 1-1/2 h, 1 h or 3/4 h with no reference to temperature rise. The Classification Mark covers the design and construction of the door or door panels only.

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Fire Doors, Passenger Elevator
Last Updated on 2013-05-16
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