Category Rules and Regulations

Smoke Door Regulations

Smoke doors are an essential part of fire safe infrastructure, as they prevent smoke from travelling between isolated areas, buildings and other areas where employees, occupants or the public may be at risk. To ensure the continuing effectiveness of Smoke Doors, they must be constructed to stringent building guidelines outlined in the Building Code of

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How Are Radiation Shielded Doors Assessed?

Radiation is used in many of today’s modern industries, however, inadequate protection and mishandling can have numerous negative health impacts, ranging from nausea and skin irritation, all the way through to nerve damage and cancer. Radiation shielded doors are essential for providing protection to staff and clients, as well as the general public. Radiation shielding

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An Overview of Fire Door Frames

We supply rigorously-tested fire door frames that can be configured to meet all your requirements. Take a look at an overview of doors frames below. Here at FSE, our fire door expertise is second to none. We supply a comprehensive range of special purpose door sets: door, hardware and fire door frames. These can either

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What Are Panic Bars And Do You Need Them?

Many commercial spaces such as stadiums, theatres and office buildings require panic bars to be implemented in exit doors to allow easy access in an emergency. Panic bars – also known as a crash bar, panic exit device, or a push bar – is a special type of door handle designed specifically for emergency exits, fire doors

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An Overview of Oversized Doors

Oversized doors are suitable for large buildings that have specific spacial requirements. They can also be configured to meet a range of needs. Let’s take a look at the options. Doors are a standard component of every building. However, some spaces present specific spacial requirement that require special purpose oversized doors. As you might have guessed, oversized doors

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Sliding Fire Door Systems

FSE Special Purpose Doors is an industry recognised specialist in the supply and installation of sliding fire door systems. The strategy of using compartmentation to manage and resist the spread of fire within buildings is a long established fire engineering practice and appropriate methods are extensively prescribed in the Australian building codes. This is generally

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What Is A Fire Resistance Level (FRL)?

Understanding what a fire resistance level (FRL) means is very important in ensuring compliance with the Building Code of Australia.  Fire doors, or fire rated doors, are one of the most important safety features of any building, but what exactly a fire door is can often be misunderstood. In Australia, the National Construction Code dictates that

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Fire Rated Doors – What You Need To Know

Fire rated doors are a crucial safety element in any building. They are necessary to protect both the building and the people inside. Let’s take a look at some of the things you need to know about fire rated doors. In Australia, the National Construction Code dictates that all fire doors must be tested to certain

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