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Your Quick Fire Questions
What is the difference between an FD30 and an FD30S fire door?
An FD30 fire door is fire resistant up to a minimum of 30 minutes, whereas an FD30S fire door is fire AND smoke resistant up to a minimum of 30 minutes. The additional S in the rating shows that the door is also smoke resistant.
Can you repair fire door glass?
Yes, you can repair fire door glass. Ideally, the door must go back to where it was made, to be repaired in proper factory conditions before being sent back out.
What is fire rated glass?
Fire rated glass is a clear pane of glass in normal circumstances. However, in the event of a fire (and therefore under a certain temperature), the glass cracks and falls away leaving an intumescent sheet behind. It forms part of the passive fire protection system in place.
Do fire doors need vision panels?
Fire doors do not need vision panels, it all depends on your unique requirements.