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[Fire Doors] (Hardware) (Builders' Hardware) Door Hinges, GWZQ


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USE

This category covers door hinges intended for use on swinging-type fire doors of the type specified in the individual certifications.

These hinge designs have been investigated with respect to their fire-protection characteristics. Where indicated by reference to ANSI/BHMA in the individual certifications, these hinge designs have been investigated as to their cycling, wear, strength and finish characteristics. Door hinges are for use on hollow-metal, metal-clad, composite (steel, wood and plastic-covered), sheet-metal and wood-core-type fire doors as indicated in the individual certifications. They have been investigated for use on fire doors installed in accordance with ANSI/NFPA 80, "Fire Doors and Other Opening Protectives," and the manufacturer's installation instructions.

In general, hinges are intended to be mounted on single doors not exceeding 48 in. in width by 96 in. in height, and doors in pairs not exceeding 96 in. in width by 96 in. in height unless otherwise noted in the individual certifications.

PRODUCT IDENTITY

One of the following product identities appears on the product:

    Door Hinge

    Door Pivot

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 10C, "Positive Pressure Fire Tests of Door Assemblies."

Where indicated in the individual certifications, lightweight, standard weight, heavy weight and detention hinge products have additionally been investigated to ANSI/BHMA A156.1, "Butts and Hinges."

Where indicated in the individual certifications, continuous hinge products have additionally been investigated to ANSI/BHMA A156.26, "Continuous Hinges."

Where indicated in the individual certifications, products have additionally been investigated to ASTM F1450, "Standard Test Methods for Hollow Metal Swinging Door Assemblies for Detention Facilities." These products may bear the statement, "Also examined in accordance with ASTM Designation F1450 (-year), Standard Test Methods for Hollow Metal Swinging Door Assemblies for Detention Facilities for impact testing." This statement may be abbreviated as "F 1450 (-year) Impact."

UL MARK

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Additional Certification Markings

Products may be marked with any qualifications to the product hourly rating.


The UL symbol, the letter "F," and any qualifications to the product hourly rating are cast or stamped on the exposed surface if the entire Certification Mark is not visible after installation of the product.

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," a control number, the product name "Door Hinge" or "Door Pivot," and any qualifications to the product hourly rating. In addition, the UL symbol, the letter "F," and any qualifications to the product hourly rating are cast or stamped on the exposed surface if the entire Listing Mark is not visible after installation of the product.

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Last Updated on 2015-04-17
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