[Fire Doors] (Hardware) (Builders' Hardware) Two- and Three-point Locks and Latches, GYXR

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This category covers two- and three-point locks and latches for hollow-metal doors of the mortise type consisting of operating, retaining, and releasing mechanisms mounted on a common bearing plate. They have been investigated only from a fire-protection viewpoint, not as panic hardware.

Three-point latches are designed for single-swing doors and the active door of doors swinging in pairs, and the two-point latches for the inactive door of doors swinging in pairs. A coordinator may be provided.


One of the following product identities appears on the product:

    Fire Door Hardware - Three-point Latch

    Fire Door Hardware - Three-point Lock

    Fire Door Hardware - Two-point Latch

    Fire Door Hardware - Two-point Lock


See Panic Hardware (FVSR).

Assemblies investigated for both fire and panic protection are covered under Fire-exit Hardware (GXHX).


For additional information, see Hardware (GWGR), 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.

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, and the product name "Fire Door Hardware - Two- or Three-Point Lock or Latch."

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