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[Fire Doors] (Fire Door and Window Frames) Finishers of Fire Door Frames and Fire Window Frames, GVUP


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GENERAL

This category covers finishers of fire door frames and fire window frames. Finishers are identified as distributors in the steel door industry and machiners in the wood door industry.

Finishers receive frame parts from the primary manufacturer. These frame parts have a unique marking signifying they were manufactured in compliance with UL's Follow-Up Service requirements. The finisher assembles the parts to satisfy site-specific requirements, such as size and location of vision panels.

PRODUCT IDENTITY

One of the following product identities appears on the product:

    FDF (in lieu of "Fire Door Frame"; to be used only when the UL Certification Mark is stamped into the fire door frame)

    FDF-L (in lieu of "Fire Door Frame for Lights"; to be used only when the UL Certification Mark is stamped into the fire door frame)

    FDF-P (in lieu of "Fire Door Frame with Panels"; to be used only when the UL Certification Mark is stamped into the fire door frame)

    FDF-20 (in lieu of "Fire Door Frame, Fire Rating: 20 Minutes"; to be used only when the UL Certification Mark is stamped into the fire door frame)

    FDF-20 NH (in lieu of "20-minute-type Door Frame Fire Tested Without Hose Stream"; to be used only when the UL Certification Mark is stamped into the fire door frame)

    Fire Door Frame

    Fire Door Frame for Lights

    Fire Door Frame for Side and Transom Lights

    Fire Door Frame for Sidelight

    Fire Door Frame for Transom Light

    Fire Door Frame with Panels

    Fire Door Frame with Side and Transom Panels

    Fire Door Frame with Side Panel

    Fire Door Frame with Transom Panel

    Fire Door Frame, Fire Rating: 20 Minutes

    Fire Door Frame, Wood Type, Fire Rating: 20 Minutes, for Use with UL-certified Fire Doors Marked Suitable for Use with UL-certified Wood-type Fire Door Frames

    Fire Door Frame, Wood Type, Fire Rating: 20 Minutes, for Use with UL-certified Wood or Plastic-covered Composite or Wood-core Doors

    Fire Window Frame, Fire Rating: 1 Hr

    Fire Window Frame, Fire Rating: 3/4 Hr

    Sheet-Metal Mullion for Nonbearing Fire Window Frames

    Transom Panel

    20-minute-type Door Frame Fire Tested Without Hose Stream

    20-minute-type Door Frame for Lights Fire Tested Without Hose Stream

    20-minute-type Door Frame with Panels Fire Tested Without Hose Stream

    20-minute type Window Frame Fire Tested Without Hose Stream

RELATED PRODUCTS

See Fire Door and Window Frames (GVTV) for certifications of primary manufacturers.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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

REQUIREMENTS

The basic standards used to investigate door frames in this category are ANSI/UL 10B, "Fire Tests of Door Assemblies," and ANSI/UL 10C, "Positive Pressure Fire Tests of Door Assemblies."

The basic standard used to investigate window frames in this category is ANSI/UL 9, "Fire Tests of Window Assemblies."

Products identified as 20-minute-type door or window frames are investigated to ANSI/UL 10B or ANSI/UL 10C without the hose stream exposure described in the test method.

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.

Additional Certification Markings

All knocked-down fire door frame parts are marked "Knocked-down Frame Part for Certified Fire Door Frame." Also, the jamb is marked "Certified Fire Door Frame." The markings on each part identify the certified frame parts.


All knocked-down 20-minute-type door frame parts are marked "Knocked-down Frame Part for Certified 20-minute Door Frame," in addition to the supplementary statement, "20-minute-type Door Frame Fire Tested Without Hose Stream."


All knocked-down 20-minute-type window frame parts are marked "Knocked-down Frame Part for Certified 20-minute Window Frame," in addition to the supplementary statement, "20-minute-type Window Frame Fire Tested Without Hose Stream."

Alternate UL Mark

The Listing Mark of UL on the product is the only method provided by UL to identify products manufactured under its Listing and Follow-Up Service. The Listing Mark for these products includes the UL symbol (as illustrated in the Introduction of this Directory) together with the word "LISTED," and one of the following product names as appropriate:

  • "Fire Door Frame"
  • "Fire Door Frame for Lights"
  • "Fire Door Frame for Transom Light"
  • "Fire Door Frame with Panels"
  • "Fire Door Frame with Transom Panel"
  • "Fire Door Frame for Sidelight"
  • "Fire Door Frame with Side Panel"
  • "Fire Door Frame for Side and Transom Lights"
  • "Fire Door Frame with Side and Transom Panels"
  • "Transom Panel"
  • "Fire Door Frame, Fire Rating: 20 Minutes"
  • "Fire Door Frame, Wood Type Fire Rating: 20 Minutes, for Use with UL Classified Wood or Plastic Covered Composite or Wood Core Doors"
  • "Fire Door Frame, Wood Type, Fire Rating: 20 Minutes, for Use with UL Classified Fire Doors Marked Suitable for Use with UL Listed Wood Type Fire Door Frames"
  • "Twenty Minute Type Door Frame Fire Tested Without Hose Stream," with or without the notation "Frame for Lights" or "Frame with Panels"
  • "Twenty Minute Type Window Frame Fire Tested Without Hose Stream"
  • "Fire Window Frame (3/4 Hr or 1 Hr) Fire Rating"
  • "Sheet-Metal Mullion for Nonbearing Fire Window Frames"

When the Listing Mark of UL is stamped into the frame, one of the following abbreviated product identities may be used:

  • "FDF" in lieu of "Fire Door Frame"
  • "FDF-L" in lieu of "Fire Door Frame for Lights"
  • "FDF-P" in lieu of "Fire Door Frame with Panels"
  • "FDF-20" in lieu of "Fire Door Frame Fire Rating 20 Minutes"
  • "FDF-20 NH" in lieu of "20 Minute Type Door Frame Fire Tested Without Hose Stream"

All knocked-down fire door frame parts bear the supplementary statement "Knocked-Down Frame Part for Listed Fire Door Frame." Also, the jamb bears the supplementary statement "Listed Fire Door Frame." The supplementary statement on each part identifies the Listed frame parts.

All knocked-down twenty minute type door or window frame parts bear the supplementary statement "Knocked-Down Frame Part for Listed Twenty Minute Door or Window Frame," in addition to the supplementary statement "Twenty Minute Type Door Frame or Window Frame Fire Tested Without Hose Stream."

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Last Updated on 2013-05-16
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