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30 Minute Fire-rated Door — Exterior
Description

30-minute Exterior doors are supplied as a complete fire, smoke and acoustic door set, including door leaf (single or pair), door jamb, seals, and, where requested appropriate hardware.

To achieve fire rating, fire doors must be self-closing and self-latching. Hardware must be selected from the approved hardware list.

Doors come factory sealer coated as standard, ready for priming and painting, and can also be supplied unsealed with a specified overlay (wood veneer, laminate, vinyl or metal). Inlay panels can also be affixed on request, to suit heritage buildings. There are also options for glazing panels.

Refer to datasheets for door thickness and leaf sizes.

Due to their solid core NZFD fire doors can achieve up to STC 34 (acoustic rating) if installed with appropriate perimeter seals.

Options for timber or split steel frames

Key Features
  • Door leaf is a solid laminated veneer lumber (LVL) core faced with marine grade plywood (P-CORE)
  • Specialist finishes include: timber veneer, steel, laminates
  • Fire-rated glass vision panels
  • Factory sealed, ready for priming and painting on site
  • Acoustic rating of up to STC 34
  • Approved hardware list
  • Kick-plates optional (inside only)
Scope of Use
  • Exterior fire door set with a 30 minute fire resistance rating (FRR)
Limitations on Use
  • To achieve fire rating, fire doors must be self-closing and self-latching
  • Hardware must be selected from the approved hardware list
  • Sidelights and overhead lights are not available for exterior door sets
Statement of Building Code Compliance

30 Minute Fire-rated Exterior Doors supplied by NZ Fire Doors Limited complies with the requirements of NZS 4520 Fire-resistant door sets when installed in accordance with NZ Fire Doors Installation Instructions into a complying fire-resistant wall, and when fitted with approved hardware.

Such compliance will be evident by certification tags applied to the jamb and leaf of each door:

  • Doors manufactured by NZ Fire Doors Limited have been tested to and meet the physical endurance requirements of NZS 4520 Appendix A
  • Doors manufactured by NZ Fire Doors Limited will satisfy the requirements of NZBC, B2 “Durability” under conditions of use, installation and maintenance specified by NZ Fire Doors, or specific contractual guarantees, whichever are overriding

NZS 4520 is referenced in the New Zealand Building Code Acceptable Solutions (Appendix C 6.1.1). NZ Fire Doors Limited fire doors have been successfully fire-tested in accordance with AS1530.4, as referenced in NZS 4520 and in Appendix C 5.1.1

Where fire rated laminated glass vision panels are fitted to fire doors manufactured by NZ Fire Doors Limited, the use of such glass is also within the prescription detailed in Certifire Certificate of Approval CF 862

Other Performance Attributes
  • Acoustic rating of up to STC 34

Warranty and Maintenance

In addition to the 15-year durability requirements of the New Zealand building code clause B2 DURABILITY, New Zealand Fire Doors also offer a warranty period of 1 year from date of installation, against defects in materials or workmanship.

  • Inspection of doors is recommended every six months
  • Repair any scratches or breaks in the decorative or protective finish 
  • Where doors are installed in damp areas, such as a bathroom, any break in the surface must be repaired immediately
  • All maintenance painting or clear finishing must be in accordance with the coating manufacturer’s instructions
Literature
Product Assurance
Approved Hardware List - 30min
Care and Maintenance
Compliance Statement
Datasheet: E-30-H (Hung)
Installation Instructions: Doors
Painting
Other Literature
Acoustics 101
Firedoors 101

NZ Fire Doors provide an extensive range of fire rated and non-fire rated door and window systems.

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