Membership of the BWF Fire Door Alliance is open to timber fire door manufacturers, licensed door processors, door blank manufacturers and manufacturers and/or suppliers of fire door assembly components, who hold or are working towards being third-party certified by Warringtonfire Testing & Certification Ltd trading as BM Trada Q Mark Scheme and Warringtonfire for the CERTIFIRE Scheme and IFC Certification Ltd.
You must be a fully paid member of the British Woodworking Federation to apply for membership of the Fire Door Alliance.
The manufacturer of a basic timber door finished to a condition which includes lippings and facings and which requires only a frame, hardware and intumescent materials. Additionally, the door may be manufactured with a glazed or other aperture(s) and may include manufacturing fire door frames to suit the doors and making up doorsets or doorkits. In this instance a company must hold their own test evidence.
A joinery firm which takes specified certified doors from a PDM or from a blank manufacturer and conducts one or more of the following processes on the product:
In this instance a company can cascade the test evidence of a scheme approved blank or that of a prime door manufacturer. A company may be both a Prime Door Manufacturer and Licensed Door Processor.
Please note: A company may be both a Prime Door Manufacturer and Licensed Door Processor.
(i) Certified Supplier – a company which has one or more fire door components, including hinges, door closers, locks & latches, panic hardware, glass, glazing systems, intumescent seals or smoke seals, certified in their own name by Exova Warrington Certification Ltd.
(ii) or a company which is a distributor for certified fire door components, including hinges, door closers, locks & latches, panic hardware, glass, glazing systems, intumescent seals or smoke seals which does not brand any fire door component in their own name.
(iii) or a company that provides materials used in the manufacture of BWF Certifire Timber Doors and Doorsets. These materials cannot, on their own be certified. (E.g. core material suppliers or timber supplier)