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Testing of fire barriers - Part 18: Verification of automatic closure according to DIN 4102-18



DIN 4102-18 - Fire barriers - Part 18: Verification of automatic closure

Division Building components:

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Scope according to DIN 4102-18 (Chapter 1):

This standard specifies for fire barriers the test method for the verification of automatic closure.

Requirements according to DIN 4102-18 (Chapter 4):

  • General requirements
  • Single-leaf hinged door (also wall and ceiling hatches)
  • Types of holding mechanism, door hardware, door hinges, closing mechanisms, immobilising mechanisms, attaching to contiguous components, range of opening, door openers (catch-bolt release), fitness for continuous performance
  • Double-leaf hinged doors
  • Bending moments at the centre gap, locking the opening leaf, locking the fixed leaf (snap bolts, drive bolts, folding drive bolts), closing sequence regulators and entraining flanges, closing mechanisms, safety distance between the principal closing edges
  • Roller doors and gates, sliding doors and gates, vertical lift doors and gates
  • Fire barriers for conveyor systems, closing action, attaching to contiguous components, end position dampers, closing speed regulators, transmission elements, rails and running gear, accessories



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