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Double Action vs Hinged Fire Doors

When planning your next construction project, the time will come when you will need to make some key decisions around the types of fire doors you need. Double action or hinged fire doors. What’s best for you? One of the most common questions we are asked at FSE Special Purpose Doors is whether Double Action

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Backfilling Fire Door Frames Explained

There has been a high level of confusion in the marketplace regarding backfilling fire door frames. We take a look at the ins and outs of the subject. A Little Background In 2005, there were changes made to Australian Building Code Standards (AS1530.4) that required measurement of temperature rise on the fire door frame and

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Decorative Door Veneers: 5 of the best options

We take a look at the basics of decorative door veneers, and five of the best options when it comes to choosing the right design for your door. What is a Door Veneer? A veneer is a flat, thin piece of wood – usually, no thicker than 6mm – that is used to cover a

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Installing Fire Doors: The Requirements

While choosing the right fire doors for your construction is critical, you should keep in mind that installing fire doors correctly is just as important. Why Is the Right Fire Door Installation So Important? The process of installing fire doors must comply with the current national standards and requirements set out by the Building Code of

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Custom Fire Doors: What Material To Pick

Installing the right fire doors in your buildings will be a significant part of your project’s success – and custom fire doors must consist of the right material if they are to provide you with the required level of fire protection. But how do you know which material to select when creating your custom fire doors?

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The 7 reasons you need a fire door

Fire doors are extremely important in protecting your buildings and the people that occupy them, in the unexpected event of a fire. Here are 7 great reasons why you need a proper fire-rated door for your buildings: 1. Safety Fire-rated doors are an intrinsic part of every Fire Protection model and serve to keep people

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Our complete fire door installation guide

Correct fire door installation is key to their performance in a critical situation and its long term serviceability. This is our step by step process.  • Before commencing fire door installation, check that all hardware and fixings are on hand to be able to complete the job. It is also recommended that the latest revision

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A beginners guide to the world of fire doors

Doors are not created equal. Size, material, purpose, acoustic requirements, the list goes on. Today, we explore the type of door capable of saving lives. Fire Doors.  In the unfortunate event of a fire, a fire door could be the difference between life and death. Today, we look over the basics of fire doors and

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