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It's been a long time given that we discussed security doors, so we believed it was due time for a refresher. Let's start by reminding ourselves what they are and why we require them.

What is a security door, and why do we require them?

Simply put, and as the name implies, a security door offers boosted protection and shielding from different unfavorable situations and scenarios; as a consequence they are likely to be strong and of really strong (often however not always metal) construction, and terrific care will have been handled their design. There are a number of reasons we might need them, chief ΘΩΡΑΚΙΣΜΕΝΕΣ ΠΟΡΤΕΣ ΑΘΗΝΑ amongst which are:

preventing unwanted gain access to (mindful as constantly of emergency evacuations).

preventing or decreasing the passage of fire and/or smoke.

safety-- a design that gets rid of the possibility of fingers getting trapped in the door.

Implications of not installing security doors ...

Well, there are several, and they all hinge (no pun planned) on being not able to prevent the undesirable things happening: if your doors are not secure then it's simpler for people to break in and take or damage your items and property; fire and smoke will spread much more quickly; and people's fingers can get caught in closing doors. So we're talking about different points on the scale which range from real loss of life through breaking the law and contravening guidelines through seriously harmed hands and fingers through loss/damage of/to valuable properties to raised insurance premiums ... with all sorts of industrial ramifications.

Required we state more?

PAS 24.

This is your assurance that the door is being monitored by a UKAS recognized certification body to ensure compliance with PAS 24:201.

Improved security performance requirements for doorsets and windows in the UK. External doorsets and windows meant to use a level of security appropriate for dwellings and other structures exposed to equivalent threat and the specific and the relevant product specific standard for http://edition.cnn.com/search/?text=ΠΟΡΤΕΣ ΑΣΦΑΛΕΙΑΣ general efficiency referenced in BS 6375 Components 1, 2 and 3.

PAS 24, like most British Standards, is a minimum requirement. In other words it does not consist of greater or lower grades for security, and so doors that are evaluated to the specs of the basic either pass or fail. Although some of the doorsets that pass will be a little more powerful than the minimum required, a minimum basic motivates engineers to design the door to pass at the minimum requirements. This makes economic and ecological sense and the efficiency of doors certificated to this requirement has proven that the minimum levels set by the British Standards were almost area on.

Classes of usage.

Because there are all sorts of various environments where security doors are required, a lot of which are used by the public, as you might anticipate there is a British Requirement to assist direct you through what type of door you require: DD171:1987.

The standard sets out four levels or classes of usage:.

Light task-- low frequency of usage and most likely not that extreme, such as in a personal house.

Medium task-- medium frequency of usage, some chance of an accident, however the door is not generally utilized by the public-- for instance an internal office door.

Heavy duty-- great deals of usage, consisting of by the public, and a reasonably high chance of an accident-- for instance in a retail outlet.

Severe duty-- the only image you need to have in your mind here is a school when the bell chooses playtime and all the children run towards the door. Enough stated!


Setting up a safe door to avoid unwanted gain access to and the spread of fire and smoke is something, but how do we prevent fingers getting trapped? This is where Safehinge comes in-- a type of door hinge which totally gets rid of any chance of fingers getting trapped by utilizing a specialist pivot set and a curved (aluminium) profile-- the gap at the hinge when opening and closing is ΠΟΡΤΕΣ ΑΣΦΑΛΕΙΑΣ ΤΙΜΕΣ therefore eliminated.

Expert suggestions.

We have actually touched on a few of the crucial things to think about when considering security doors, but naturally there are other considerations too; as typical it's crucial that you talk to the experts.

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