Category Rules and Regulations

A Guide For The 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 all

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A Guide To Fire-Rated Doors

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 specifications (i.e.

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Radiation Shielding for Doors

In today’s modern industries, radiation is being used in an increasing number of ways. This makes radiation shielding and protection more important than ever, especially when it comes to your building’s doors. Here is an overview of radiation shielding for doors. What is Radiation Shielding for Doors? Radiation shielding can be added to various doors

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All The Sliding Fire Door Options

Providing the safest environments possible for your building project and its future occupants is of utmost importance for any architect or builder. Let’s take a look at sliding fire door options. Sliding fire-rated doors are excellent solutions when it comes to designing and managing your fire risks. Sliding Fire Doors are also widely used to

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Heritage Doors And Safety Guidelines

Heritage doors hold value that cannot be measured by money – but how do you maintain the look of your heritage doors while adhering to modern safety guidelines? Let’s have a look at the process. Heritage doors can be beautiful and are steeped in historical and architectural importance. While it’s vital to preserve these types

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Fire Rated Glazing And When You Need It

What happens when you require your glass components, like doors, walls and windows, to be fire resistant and fire-rated? Here’s a look at when you need fire-rated glazing. In today’s modern times, glass in architecture and construction is becoming increasingly commonplace. Designers and clients alike are often eager to create cutting-edge contemporary looks for homes,

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Trains & Marine Vessel Specialty Doors

Whatever you are transporting, whether it’s passengers or cargo, safety is paramount. Let’s take a look a the specialty doors for trains & marine vessels. Installing the right doors within your chosen transport systems is vital for protecting not only your staff and passengers but also your freight and goods, as well as the actual

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Eco Friendly Green Star Fire Doors

We take a look at environmentally friendly fire doors – what they are, why you should choose them, and some tips for working with Green Star Fire Doors. Fire doors come in all shapes and sizes. They are available in a range of materials and finishes and with various functionality and fire-resistant ratings. But sometimes,

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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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