Fire Rated - Doors
The emphasis on life safety and property protection has never been greater than it is today. Doors play a very important role in the fire resistance of a building; they allow people to evacuate safely from a building along with limiting the spread of fire and smoke to other areas.
Fire Doors provide the following functions:
- Provides safe egress from a fire area during a fire
- Inhibits the fire from spreading throughout the building
- Protect life and property by reducing smoke hazards
- Provides use as a regular door pathway at all times
Republic provides a comprehensive line of 1 3/8” and 1 3/4 ” thick labeled doors and frames to meet all requirements for fire protection. All of Republic’s door constructions conform to certified fire door procedures whether the doors are furnished with labels or not. Since label requirements vary throughout the country, local authorities having jurisdiction regarding the use of label opening should be consulted during the design and planning stages.
All Republic doors and frames have been fire tested in accordance with UL 10B, UL 10C, UBC 7-2, and ASTM E-152 and are all produced under Underwriters Laboratories and Warnock Hersey/ITS factory inspection and labeling service program.
Republic's fire rating capabilities include the use of ceramic glass and special glazing compounds. The following link will take you to Technical Glass Product's FireLite glass technical data specifications, which lists all of the maximum size limitations along with fire ratings. FireLite glass is listed under Republic's Underwriters Laboratories and Warnock Hersey follow-up programs.