Fire-resisting doorsets: A builder's guide

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Fire-resisting doorsets, as distinct from single 'fire door' leaves, are precisely designed and engineered component sets required to perform three main functions:

- To protect escape routes from the effects of fire (including smoke) so occupants can leave safely (includes lofts and conversions)

- To protect the contents and/or structure of the building by limiting the fire spread (an insurance requirement)

- To permit fire fighting


Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2013

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