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Testing of hold-open devices according to EN 1155



EN 1155 - Electrically powered hold-open devices for swing doors

Division Building components:

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Scope according to EN 1155 (Chapter 1):

This European standard specifies requirements for separate hold-open devices and also for hold-open mechanisms incorporated in a door closer that should be used for fire and smoke control doors.


Requirements according to EN 1155 (Chapter 5):

Description of performance requirements for 

  • Electrical tripping
  • Door closer
  • Mechanical durability
  • Hold-open bracket
  • Manual disengaging
  • Permanent securing
  • Overload behaviour
  • Release delay (optionally)
  • Electric performance
  • Temperature increase
  • Damage
  • Reaction to fire
  • Corrosion behaviour



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