Stronghold manufacturers and installs a wide variety of fire doors to meet the requirements of the various industries; Commercial, Industrial, Medical, Hospitality and Security. The ironmongery fitted to the fire door is a key factor to the integrity of your fire door and should be fire rated. Non-fire rated ironmongery will cause your door to fail in case of a fire.
How to Determine the Handing of Your Fire & Escape Doors
Handing refers to the direction of the door swing as it is opened.
Your Door Handing is always determined from the PULL side which is also the side where the Hinge Knuckles are visible.
Door Handing for Single Doors
If you use your Left hand to pull the door towards you – Left Hand
If you use your Right hand to pull the door towards you – Right Hand
Door Handing for Double Doors
Double Doors have an Active Leaf and a Passive Leaf. When ordering doors always refer to the handing of the active leaf.
If you use your Left hand to pull the active leaf towards you – Left Hand Active
If you use your Right hand to pull the active leaf towards you – Right Hand Active
It is difficult to change the handing of your door once it is hung or installed therefore, its important that we get this right. Fire & Escape Door must always open towards the direction of escape, there are however exceptions and when doors are opening in, it will not affect how you order your doors, but it will affect how we need to install the ironmongery. Ironmongery will always be fitted for doors opening out, unless otherwise specified.
Total Door Solution
Our sales team are experienced to cover all aspects of the design and construction of your fire doors; from ensuring correct door and ironmongery specification, through manufacture, installation and successful project completion.
Adaptability & Flexibility
Our capacity to adapt to customer needs has been a significant factor in our success. We understand that not all projects are the same. Our door solutions are tailor made to meet your requirements and ensure full regulatory compliance.
Quality & Durability
With many years of knowledge in specialist bespoke door systems, we have come to realise that the strength and durability of a fire door, lies within the pre-assembly preparation. Reinforcing the core and strategically inserting various preps to take ironmongery is paramount to the longevity of our doors.
Doors Exposed to the Elements
Standard fire door finishes will not stand up to harsh environments and therefore, needs to be protected to prolong the life of your door. All external doors must be cladded with Galvanised or Stainless Steel Sheeting and full surround channel to protect the edges.
Standard fire door finishes will not stand up to harsh environments and therefore, needs to be protected to prolong the life of your door.
All external doors must be cladded with Galvanised or Stainless Steel Sheeting and full surround channel to protect the edges.