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6 Panel fire doors are a type of fire-resistant door specifically designed to help contain the spread of fire and smoke within a building. These doors are typically made with a series of panels, which can be either flush or raised, giving them a distinctive appearance compared to other types of fire doors. We've got a variety of designs in stock from solid wood doors to moulded panel doors for a more traditional appearance, so you'll be sure to find the perfect fire door which meets your needs.
Panel fire doors are commonly used in commercial and residential buildings to provide fire protection between different areas or compartments, such as stairwells, corridors and rooms. Fitting a fire door is crucial for several reasons in somparison to a standard door, primarily related to safety and legal compliance.
Fire doors are designed to slow down the spread of fire and smoke, allowing occupants more time to evacuate the building safely. By compartmentalizing a building, fire doors help maintain a safe escape route and reduce the risk of injury or death due to fire.
Fire doors help contain fires within specific areas, minimizing the extent of fire and smoke damage. This can significantly reduce the cost of repairs and restoration after a fire event. Not on that, many insurance providers require fire doors to be installed and properly maintained.
Panel fire doors are tested and rated according to their ability to resist fire for a certain period, usually expressed in minutes (e.g., 30, 60 minutes). The specific rating required for a 6 panel fire door depends on the building regulations applicable to the structure in which it is installed. Regular maintenance and inspection are essential to ensure that panel fire doors remain effective in case of a fire.
All our 6 panel internal fire doors have a minimum fire resistance of 30 minutes.
6 Panel interior fire doors are constructed using fire-resistant materials, such as fire-rated solid core materials, and often feature an intumescent seal that expands when exposed to high temperatures, providing an extra barrier against the spread of fire and smoke.
A doors construction contributes to the interior fire rating, for example the denser the construction to higher the fire rating, making them highly durable due to their added strength.
We stock a variety of door designs from some of the UK's leading distributors. One of the most popular is the DX60's Style FD30 fire door, which features a 6 panel classic design from the 1960's era. If you're looking for some natural light, there are various glazed fire doors on offer like the Toronto Oak FD30 fire door, with attractive diagonal panels.
Glazed fire doors incorporate fire-rated glass panels, allowing for natural light transmission and visibility while still providing the necessary protection. The glass used in an FD30 door is specifically designed to withstand high temperatures and resist the spread of fire.
There are different types of fire-rated glass, such as wired glass, ceramic glass, and laminated intumescent glass, each with its own rating and characteristics.
They are a few crucial components that ensure the proper functioning, safety and durability of a fire door. These elements must be compatible with the fire door's specifications and comply with relevant building regulations.
Fire-rated hinges are designed to withstand high temperatures and maintain the door's integrity during a fire. They must meet specific standards for material, size, and performance.
These devices automatically close the door after it has been opened, ensuring it remains shut to prevent the spread of fire and smoke. Door closers can be surface-mounted, concealed, or integrated into the door's design.
Fire-rated locks and latches are designed to maintain their functionality during a fire. Mortice locks, cylinder locks, and panic bars are common types used in fire doors.
Fire door handles and knobs should be made from fire-resistant materials, such as stainless steel, brass, or zinc alloy, and should be compatible with the door's locking mechanism.
These seals expand when exposed to high temperatures, sealing gaps around the door's edges and preventing the spread of fire and smoke. They can be installed around the perimeter of the door or within the door frame.
Often used in conjunction with intumescent seals, smoke seals are designed to prevent the passage of smoke between the door and frame. They can be brush, fin, or blade-type seals.
Fire-rated door viewers allow occupants to see through the door without opening it, providing an added layer of security. They should be made from fire-resistant materials and compatible with the door's fire rating. These are commonly used in commercial settings.
Fire-rated door chains and guards provide an additional layer of security, allowing the door to be partially opened while remaining secured. These should be made from fire-resistant materials.
These plates protect the door's surface from damage due to frequent use or impact. They should be made from fire-resistant materials, such as stainless steel or brass.
Threshold seals help maintain airtightness and prevent drafts, contributing to the door's overall fire resistance and energy efficiency.
Signage: Fire door signage provides essential information on the door's purpose, operation, and maintenance requirements. Signs may indicate the door's fire rating, directions for use, or reminders to keep the door closed.
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Fitting a fire door requires precision and attention to detail to ensure its proper functioning in case of a fire. We recommend using a professional installer to ensure proper fitting. Here is a summary of the work they will cary out but we have a comprehensive article about replacing fire doors.
As a guide, the installer will remove the existing door, hinges, and hardware, protecting the door frame and surrounding area from damage during the removal process. If the existing frame has damage it will be repaired or replaced if necessary to ensure a secure fit for the fire door.
The installer will then measure the door frame and the fire door width and height to ensure a proper fit. If necessary, they'll carefully trim the fire door to size, maintaining the required clearances and ensuring an even gap around the edges - being sure not to compromise its fire-resistance rating.
In addition to our 6 panel range, we also have 2, 3 and 4 panel fire doors. All our door reap the benefits of being fire rated but have various designs and colours to suit your needs, from white primed, oak, walnut and even grey.
We are able to offer bespoke sizes, however a lot of our doors can be trimmed to size. If this is something you require, contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll be happy to discuss your needs.
Why wait? Buy a fantastic fire door today and take the steps protect your home from fire. All our doors come with a 10 year guarantee against manufacturing defects, whilst the prices on screen inc VAT.
The price you see if the price you pay and we believe they are excellent value for money. Delivery is free over £750 for uk residents, however, please note that some mainland postcode exclusions apply. If you require further information, don't hesitate to contact us.
Questions about 6 Panel Fire Doors
Fire doors are rated based on their ability to resist the passage of fire and smoke for a specified period. These ratings are determined through standardized tests and are expressed in terms of time, usually in minutes or hours. The primary testing standards used for fire door ratings are the British Standards Institution (BSI).
The fire door ratings typically include:
A fire door is specially designed to keep a blaze at bay for a minimum of 30 minutes. In residential buildings, this is usually ample time for the household to evacuate the buildin...