Posts Tagged 'blog'

Apr
4

ASSA ABLOY Wood Attack Resistant Door Opening

Trade shows might not seem as important these days with so much information available at your fingertips, but nothing compares to seeing and touching the actual products that you’re interested in. ISC West, the security industry’s largest active tradeshow, is this week in Las Vegas and the ASSA …

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Oct
1

When I think of using wood as a building material, my mind initially focuses in on doors (obviously – that’s the name of the blog). I think of the craftsmanship of a fine stile and rail door, or the beautiful natural grain pattern in a flush wood door. Whatever type of door or species of …

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Sep
2
Thermal Bow Illustration

Thermal Bow Illustration

Thermal bow is a temporary condition that may occur in certain applications of metal door openings.  The cause of thermal bow is differing temperatures on either side of an opening.  When steel doors experience a temperature difference between the door faces, the top and bottom of the lock edge of the door …

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May
11

Positive pressure was added to fire testing procedures in 1998 to more closely simulate real fire conditions. Before that there was no pressure type procedure in the testing so conclusions were drawn simply from flame and temperature. In real fire conditions as heat develops within the source area, pressure within an enclosed room begins to …

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Mar
11

Blast Openings


When you have a project with blast requirements, consult your door manufacturer to help you get the information needed to quote and provide the correct products. After participating in a project or two, you will see it is not that difficult of a product to provide.

Security is a core responsibility of a door …

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