The role of ironmongery in creating secure and safe buildings, including fire-rated doors and emergency exit hardware

Ironmongery serves as a crucial component in safeguarding the well-being of building occupants by providing the necessary hardware and accessories to facilitate fire protection and emergency egress. The use of fire-resistant doors is imperative in preventing the rapid spread of fire, smoke, and heat, allowing for a timely evacuation of the structure. The ironmongery utilized on these doors, such as hinges, door closers, and panic bars, must be meticulously tested and approved to guarantee their efficacy and reliability in the event of an emergency.

Moreover, emergency exit hardware, including panic bars and push pads, plays a critical role in ensuring the prompt and effortless evacuation of a building during an emergency. These hardware components must be installed in compliance with stringent building codes and regulations, and their functionality must be regularly tested to ensure proper operation.

In conclusion, ironmongery plays a significant role in establishing secure and safe structures by providing the hardware necessary for fire protection and emergency exits. The selection and installation of appropriate ironmongery are imperative to ensure the safety of building occupants and adherence to building codes and regulations.

EuroArt, being a full member of the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI), upholds the highest standards in the industry. All of our ironmongery products undergo rigorous testing and are certified under CERTIFIRE, ensuring the performance, quality, reliability, and traceability of the products and systems utilized.