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Month: October 2020

Fire Door Inspection Solutions

Fire Door Inspection Solutions

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Fire Door Inspection  Solutions As fire door inspections become more prevalent, facilities are looking for easy fire door inspection solutions. The clearance or gap that exists between the door and frame is one of the checklist items on a fire door inspection. According to NFPA80, Section 6.3.17 and Section 4.8.4.1, the gap between the door and frame or between two leaves of a pair of doors cannot exceed ⅛", the gap between the bottom of the door and floor cannot exceed ¾". Generally, if an opening exceeds these measurements, sometimes even by 1/16", the opening will fail the inspection and is required to be fixed within 60 days. This can be a costly and stressful situation. One possible cause of an improper gap is sagging hinges. Most commercial doors are hung on 3 or 4 butt hin...