Fire Door Units

(Class A,B,C,D)

Fire Door Units

Fire Frames

Frames are manufactured in 1.6mm steel, (factory coated red oxide) or pre-galvanized steel. The rebate section 52x25mm.  Frames are either screed (22mm) or no screed.


- Brickwork lugs,

- Drywall fixing

 -Rawl bolt concrete fixing.


SANS 1253:2003

Fire Frames


Stainless steel / Medium Duty Brass.

Standard door leaf requires 1 ½ pairs of hinges.

Non-Standard leaf requires 2 pairs


View panel size is 300mm High x 100mm Wide. Permitted in a Class A, B and E only.

The viewing panels consist of double glazed clear Georgian wired glass, fitted in a double sided stainless steel or powder coated frame.


Galvanized / stainless steel used to form rebate in double doors.

Galvanised steel for painted doors

 Stainless steel for exotic veneers.


Ironmongery must be installed with care as not to damage the integrity of the fire core. Both single and double doors can be fitted with standard locks and closers. Where electric locks are required details of same must be provided in order to prep the frame.


All Doors and frames are required to be labelled indicating the manufacturers name , Identification number , classification and year of manufacture.


The finish of the door would be to the Architects requirements. Should a door be required for an exterior application, these doors can be fitted with steel cladding.


Single Doors 2032 x 813/900

Double Doors 2032 x 1511/1613

Wall Thicknesses

Frames can be manufactured to specific wall sizes


The frame and door are supplied as a unit, therefore all precaution must be taken to install the unit square and plumb.


      Fire Resistance Requirements (in minutes)    
Class Application Risk Stability Integrity Insulation
A Single Story Medium 60 30 30
B Two or more Storeys
  • Fire Escape Routes
  • Life Lobbies
  • Warehousing
  • Sliding Doors
High 120 60 60
C Rooms subjected to Mechanical damage
  • Machinery Rooms
High 120 120 No Requirement
D Protection Equal to strength of dividing walls
  • Resist Impact
  • Flammable Storage Rooms
High 120 120 120
E Between a House & Garage
  • Half hour rated protection
  • Leaf only
Low 30 30 30
F Between a House & Garage
  • Half hour rated protection
  • Leaf only
Low 30 30 No Requirement
Sizes: (Std)

813/900W x 2032H x 115/230 wall
1511/1613w x 2032H x 115/230 wall

Door Finishes:
  • Hardboard
  • Veneers: Sapele, Oak, Beech, Cherry, Maple
  • Formica Laminated Sheets
  • Steel Cladding
Core Weights:

+/- 11Kg/m2

View Panels

100 mm wide x 300mm high with Georgian wired glass in Class A & B doors only

Beading to V/P:

Powder Coated Mild Steel

Rebated Pairs:

Rebate in double doors formed with a Slambar secured to lock edges


Brass Hinges with bronzed washers 1 1/2 pairs per leaf

Frames: (Std)

1.6mm Mild Steel with 25mmx50mm rebates & red oxide primer, with either a 22mm screed or a no screed finish, with a conventional drywall fixing.

Alternative fixing:

Pre-Galvanised finish, Dry wall/Concrete Fixing. (powder-floated floor – uses a no screed frame).


To determine hands, all fire doors open out, standing on the hinged side.

  • Hinged on the left side – Order left hand
  • Hinged on the right side – Order right hand
Fitting of Ironmongery:

By contractor or sub contractor on site. Lock height is measured from FFL to the center of the strike plate. Lock & door closer plates are fitted as standard procedure. Any extra ironmongery must be mentioned in order to prep the doors.


Stainless Steel slambars are applied when exotic veneers are required. Galvanized slambars are applied to doors for painting

Things to remember when placing orders

  • Fire door unit should not be longer than 2700mm or wider than 1200mm
  • View panels may not be larger than 0.03m2
  • Non-standard lock heights and special size screeds must be brought to the manufacturer's attention
  • Screed or no screed frames must be noted
  • Handing of frames is important

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