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Fact Cards cover a range of topics about fire doors, their components, certification and regulations and are available for FREE download.

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Fact Card 11: Changes to Part B of Building Regulations

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Fire Safety Order

This fact card provides guidance to building owners to help understand their responsibilities under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order : 2005 with respect to fire doors.
Includes a simple checklist for fire door installations.

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Building Regulations

This fact card describes which building regulations affect the installation of fire doors.

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Passive Fire Protection

Fire doors are an essential part of a building’s passive fire protection system, helping to divide a building into individual fire
compartments to reduce the spread of fire.

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Fact Card 7: Fire Door Frames

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Fire Door Glazing

This fact card provides essential information on the correct way to specify and use glazed apertures in 30 minute fire doors, what to look for, and how to ensure you are using the correct, life-protecting materials.

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Fire Doorsets & Door Assemblies

What is the difference between a fire door set and a fire door assembly?

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Fire Door Ironmongery

A fire door will not work in the event of a fire unless all the correct ironmongery
has been fitted and maintained! Check out the facts.

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Fire Door Maintenance

Most of the time, a fire door is used like any other door, and is subject to the day-to-day wear and tear of opening and closing as people pass through.
Any slight alteration to the door or its surroundings can affect the performance of the door and can result in a half-hour fire door lasting a lot less.
Once a fire door has been installed correctly, it needs to be maintained regularly to ensure that everything is in working order.

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Fire Door Certification

Why third-party certification of fire doors is crucially important.

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