Information on Fire Doors

Helpful information on fire doors

 

1. The following link provides details on the anatomy of a fire door:

http://www.bwfcertifire.org.uk/assets/anatomy-of-a-fire-door-2016.pdf

2. What happens if fire doors are not installed or maintained correctly?

Small differences in detail may significantly affect the performance of the door. The results of changing the specification, not maintaining the doors or not fitting the correct components could be catastrophic. The following video gives you an idea of how quickly a door can fail if components are fitted incorrectly or even missing:

 

3. Other handy links on fire doors and fire compartmentation:

BWF Who is to Blame? Not me! http://www.bwfcertifire.org.uk/assets/bw627-maintenance-fc.pdf
BWF Fire Doors in Houses of Multiple ocupation http://www.bwfcertifire.org.uk/assets/bw627-maintenance-fc.pdf
BWF Best Practice Guide http://www.bwfcertifire.org.uk/assets/bw627-maintenance-fc.pdf
BWF Certfire Installation Guide http://www.bwfcertifire.org.uk/assets/bw627-maintenance-fc.pdf
BWF Fire Doors The Burning Issue http://www.bwfcertifire.org.uk/assets/bw627-maintenance-fc.pdf