Tag Archives: fire doors

Your Questions Answered – Fire Rated Glazing and NFPA-80

This week, in our “Your Questions Answered” series, we are addressing the glazing of fire-rated openings. Q: The 2010 version of NFPA 80 was modified to require that new wood fire doors have the glazing and light kit installed at the door manufacturer or under that manufacturer’s label service. This could be an issue on any projects where…
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Is a metal channel required when the CVC is used with flush doors?

Welcome to our new blog series, “Your Questions Answered”, where we will focus on answering some of the most frequently asked questions regarding, doors, jambs, plywood, trim and veneered components. These posts will be frequent, short and to the point allowing you to have regular doses of great information regarding the hot topics in the architectural…
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Fire Door Requirements – 20-Min. Positive Pressure

Are Eggers’ 20-minute doors available with concealed intumescent for positive pressure – category A construction? This is a common question we receive and often an area of confusion. Today, we’ll take a brief moment to provide you with the facts so you can respond accordingly the next time 20-minute category A is requested for doors…
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Stile and Rail Doors – What you need to know

What exactly is a Stile and Rail door? Are you familiar with all of the terminology, components, choices available and how each stile and rail door is crafted? If not, you will after reading this post. When designing, specifying, estimating or ordering Stile and Rail wood doors, it is helpful to have a thorough understanding…
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