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[Fire Doors] Special-purpose Fire Doors, GSXZ


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USE AND INSTALLATION

This category covers special-purpose fire door and frame assemblies. They consist of doors, frames, latches, hinges and closers of special construction or for special use as indicated in the individual certifications. Special-purpose fire door assemblies are intended to be installed in concrete, masonry or nonmasonry walls in accordance with the installation instructions provided with each assembly to provide the protection indicated. Special-purpose fire door assemblies are intended to be installed in accordance with ANSI/NFPA 80, "Fire Doors and Other Opening Protectives."

Authorities Having Jurisdiction should be consulted before installation.

SIZES

The maximum size of a special-purpose fire door that has been subjected to a fire test is intended for an opening not exceeding 152 sq ft in area, with no dimension exceeding 13 ft 6 in. Special-purpose fire doors intended for openings not exceeding 152 sq ft in area and with no dimension exceeding 13 ft 6 in. are marked "Special-purpose Fire Door and Frame Assembly," "Special-purpose Fire Door Assembly" or "Special-purpose Fire Door Frame Assembly," as appropriate.

Special-purpose fire doors exceeding these maximum dimensions and manufactured in compliance (except for size) with UL's requirements for design, materials and construction are marked " Special-purpose Oversized Fire Door and Frame Assembly," "Special-purpose Oversized Fire Door Assembly" or "Special-purpose Oversized Fire Door Frame Assembly." Oversized doors are not certified as to temperature transmission. Authorities Having Jurisdiction should be consulted as to whether the assembly is acceptable for a specific location.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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

REQUIREMENTS

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

Where indicated in the individual certifications, products have additionally been investigated to ANSI/UL 10C, "Positive Pressure Fire Tests of Door Assemblies."

UL MARK

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, the frame, and the hardware assembly to be installed in accordance with the installation instructions provided with each assembly.

Additional Certification Markings

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

For regular-sized special-purpose fire doors:

SPECIAL-PURPOSE FIRE DOOR AND FRAME ASSEMBLY
AS TO FIRE RESISTANCE
RATING: +
TEMP RISE: ++ (if applicable)
SEE UL ONLINE CERTIFICATIONS DIRECTORY

or

SPECIAL-PURPOSE FIRE DOOR ASSEMBLY
AS TO FIRE RESISTANCE
RATING: +
TEMP RISE: ++ (if applicable)
SEE UL ONLINE CERTIFICATIONS DIRECTORY

or

SPECIAL-PURPOSE FIRE DOOR FRAME ASSEMBLY
AS TO FIRE RESISTANCE
RATING: +
TEMP RISE: ++ (if applicable)
SEE UL ONLINE CERTIFICATIONS DIRECTORY

+ Hourly rating (e.g., 1 H)


++ Temperature rise performance, if applicable (e.g., 30 MIN - 250°F MAX)


For oversized special-purpose fire doors:

SPECIAL-PURPOSE OVERSIZED FIRE DOOR AND FRAME ASSEMBLY
AS TO FIRE RESISTANCE
RATING: +
SEE UL ONLINE CERTIFICATIONS DIRECTORY

or

SPECIAL-PURPOSE OVERSIZED FIRE DOOR ASSEMBLY
AS TO FIRE RESISTANCE
RATING: +
SEE UL ONLINE CERTIFICATIONS DIRECTORY

or

SPECIAL-PURPOSE OVERSIZED FIRE DOOR FRAME ASSEMBLY
AS TO FIRE RESISTANCE
RATING: +
SEE UL ONLINE CERTIFICATIONS DIRECTORY

+ Hourly rating (e.g., 1 H)

Alternate UL Mark

The Classification Mark of UL on the product is the only method provided by UL to identify products manufactured under its Classification and Follow-Up Service. The Classification Mark covers the design and construction of the door, the frame, and the hardware assembly to be installed in accordance with the installation instructions provided with each assembly. The Classification Mark for regular-sized special-purpose fire doors includes the UL symbol, the word "CLASSIFIED" above the UL symbol (as illustrated in the Introduction of this Directory), and the following additional information:

[PRODUCT NAME*]
FIRE RESISTANCE CLASSIFICATION
** RATING
SEE UL FIRE RESISTANCE DIRECTORY
No.

* SPECIAL PURPOSE FIRE DOOR AND FRAME ASSEMBLY, SPECIAL PURPOSE FIRE DOOR ASSEMBLY or SPECIAL PURPOSE FRAME ASSEMBLY

** The rating includes an hourly duration, such as "1 Hr," and may include a temperature rise performance, such as "Temperature rise - 250°F at 30 minutes."

The Classification Mark for oversized special-purpose fire doors includes the UL symbol, the word "CLASSIFIED" above the UL symbol (as illustrated in the Introduction of this Directory), and the following additional information:

[PRODUCT NAME*]
FIRE RESISTANCE CLASSIFICATION
** RATING
SEE UL FIRE RESISTANCE DIRECTORY
No.

* SPECIAL PURPOSE OVERSIZED FIRE DOOR AND FRAME ASSEMBLY, SPECIAL PURPOSE OVERSIZED FIRE DOOR ASSEMBLY or SPECIAL PURPOSE OVERSIZED FRAME ASSEMBLY

** The rating includes an hourly duration, such as "1 Hr."

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Last Updated on 2016-07-15
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