The MHCLG announces the results of their investigation into timber fire doors

The MHCLG announces the results of their investigation into timber fire doors

​Yesterday the MHCLG test results on the performance of timber fire doors were published. 

In a written statement announcing the results of the testing from a sample of timber fire doors from 25 manufacturers, James Brokenshire, Secretary of State for the MHCLG said that he was “pleased to report that all [timber fire doors] have succeeded in meeting the required 30-minute fire performance standard”.  He went on to say that an expert panel had “concluded that they do not believe there is a performance concern with timber fire doors across industry, where they are purchased directly from the manufacturer and produced to specification.”

Full details of the MHCLG test results can be accessed here https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/fire-door-testing-timber-fire-door-test-results

Noberne Doors Limited have been providing certified products since 1975, all fire rated doorsets have successfully been tested to BS476 part 22 and/or BS EN 1634-1 and are covered under the BM TRADA Q-Mark third party certification scheme giving piece of mind to the customer. The photo shows a sample Noberne doorset in the test rig for a successful test undertaken in 2012.

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