On this post and video from the Steel Door Institute, learn about the main criteria that are confirmed during a fire door inspection.
- Labels are present and legible.
- No holes or breaks in the door or frame.
- Glazing and glass kit / glass beads are intact and securely fastened.
- Door, frame, and hardware are in proper working order.
- No missing or broken parts.
- Door clearances are within allowable limits.
- Door closer / spring hinges are operational and the door is self-closing.
- Coordinator ensures that the door leaves close in proper sequence.
- Door is self-latching in the closed position.
- Opening is not equipped with hardware that interferes with operation.
- No field modifications have been performed that void the label.
- Gasketing and edge seals, where required, are present, continuous, and of the proper type for a fire door.
- Signage on the door.
Read the full article https://steeldoor.org/fire-door-assembly-inspections-101/