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    What makes a door fire-resistant?


    What properties make a door resistant to fire?

    Asked by Carol on 15th Jul 2022
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    Perth Fire Doors

    "The core, makes a door fire- resistant. You can but fire resistance paint, but it’s thick."

    Answered on 16th Jul 2022 - Member since May 2019 - report
    M.G.M.P construction ltd

    "hello what do you mean doors is made fire resistant from material to hold the fire for longer as possible and on doors is brushes to close tide"

    Answered on 6th Aug 2022 - Member since Mar 2020 - report

    "Ok no worries basically the door is made of a solid core design what gives you over a hour protecting and door frame is also solid with fire foam on the inside of the cavity walls to slow fire. Hope this helps jonny from clokecarpentry. Please feel free to contact me if you need any help with works in future."

    Answered on 16th Jul 2022 - Member since Jul 2022 - report

    "Non combustible material.
    If specified as 30 or 60 minute fire rated doors they still have a wood based flammable composition and only provide a partial time delay in a spread of fire ."

    Answered on 16th Jul 2022 - Member since Mar 2019 - report

    "To enhance their fire-stopping abilities, fire doors are flush with the frame; any gaps are filled with silicone-based fire-resistant sealant. These are often accompanied by an intumescent strip attached at the base of the door, which expands when exposed to heat to prevent smoke from seeping underneath."

    Answered on 15th Jul 2022 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    Bandm builders

    "The stuff inside the door and fire and smoke stips"

    Answered on 15th Jul 2022 - Member since Feb 2018 - report
    SCC Maintenance

    "Hi carol
    It’s not really fire resistant as such,it will still catch fire and burn, but will take longer to get though to the next room, normal standard doors are made of honeycone cardboard type stuff so will take 1 minute to get though, that’s why you have 30 minutes and 60 minutes fire doors it’s the inside core of the door what makes the difference
    Hope this info helps"

    Answered on 15th Jul 2022 - Member since May 2019 - report

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