Make Sure Your Doors Meet Fire Codes with NCHM
At National Custom Hollow Metal Doors & Frames (NCHM), we strive for excellence from beginning to end in our manufacturing process, with one of the most important factors being safety. You’ll find our fire rated doors to be of the utmost quality.
Every building project, large and small, must meet local fire codes. NCHM’s team has four decades of experience ensuring our products meet and often exceed industry standards for safety. Our clients always have peace of mind knowing that our steel commercial (security) doors are up to code and properly labeled.
1 Our hollow metal doors are primarily labeled Intertek Warnock Hersey (WH) as well as the UL Mark, offering 20-minute, 3/4-hour, 1-1/2-hour and 3-hour fire rated doors. We build them with 3 types of cores, Steel Stiffened, honeycomb and polystyrene permanently bonded to the inside face sheets. These fire door certification labels are fully recognized throughout the industry by the IBC and all local code officials in North America.
2 These labels on our products reflect NCHM’s commitment to product safety, performance and quality to inspectors, builders and end users. The mark also denotes that we undergo follow-up inspections to make sure we continue to comply with necessary product manufacturing standards.
3 Our knowledgeable staff is always available to answer any questions you might have about meeting your local fire code. You may also click here to view the National Fire Protection Association’s 2013 edition of fire door standards.
4Basically, the required fire ratings for doors are dictated by the fire rating classifications of the walls into which the doors are installed. Click here for a more detailed explanation of each rating.
Our family-owned business manufactures DefendDoor stainless steel, galvanneal and TrustShield lead lined doors. You’ll find our products in heavy-duty industrial environments, hospitals and laboratories, classrooms, restaurants, and storefronts. And the superior quality of our products, which also include metal door frames, is coupled with the fastest lead times in the industry.
Click here or give us a call at 800-334-3070, and let us meet all your custom hollow metal door and frame needs.