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Fire Door

Fire Door Manufacturer SP1150 StarPan 60 120 minute | Wedge India

A fire door is a specially designed door that is constructed to withstand fire and prevent its spread within a building. These doors are a crucial part of fire safety systems in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings.

Main Features and Benefits of fire doors:

Fire Resistance: Fire doors are made from materials that can withstand high temperatures for a specified period, typically ranging from 30 minutes to several hours, depending on the fire rating of the door. This allows them to contain fire and smoke within a certain area, delaying the spread of flames and providing occupants with more time to evacuate safely.

Construction: Fire doors are usually made of materials such as steel, gypsum, timber, or a combination of these materials. They are designed to be sturdy and durable to withstand the heat and pressure generated during a fire.

Components: Fire doors often include specialized components such as intumescent seals, which expand when exposed to heat, creating a barrier that helps prevent smoke and flames from passing through gaps around the door edges. They may also have fire-rated glazing (glass) if transparency is needed in the door.

Certification: Fire doors must meet specific standards and undergo testing to receive certification for their fire resistance rating. These standards vary by region and are typically set by organizations like Underwriters Laboratories (UL) in the United States or British Standards Institution (BSI) in the UK.

Usage: Fire doors are installed in locations where compartmentalisation is necessary to contain fire, such as stairwells, corridors, and openings between different parts of a building. They are often part of a broader fire protection system that includes fire alarms, sprinklers, and emergency lighting.

Maintenance: Proper maintenance and regular inspections are crucial for ensuring that fire doors remain functional and effective. This includes checking for damage, ensuring seals are intact, and verifying that doors close properly without obstruction.

Regulations: Building codes and regulations typically mandate the use of fire doors in certain situations based on factors such as building size, occupancy type, and fire risk assessment. It's essential for building owners and managers to comply with these regulations to enhance overall fire safety.

Overall, fire doors play a vital role in protecting lives and property during a fire emergency by containing the spread of fire and smoke, allowing occupants to evacuate safely and minimizing damage to the building structure.

Fire door Manufacturing Making Components

Fire doors are made up of several components that work together to provide fire resistance and safety. Here are some of the key components commonly found in fire doors:

Door Leaf: The main part of the fire door is the door leaf itself. It can be made from various materials such as steel, timber, or a combination of materials like a steel core with timber cladding. The thickness and composition of the door leaf contribute to its fire resistance rating.


Intumescent Seals: Intumescent seals are strips or seals placed around the edges of the door leaf, including the top and sides. These seals contain intumescent material that expands when exposed to heat, creating a barrier to prevent the passage of smoke and flames around the door edges during a fire.


Fire-Rated Glazing: Some fire doors incorporate fire-rated glazing or glass panels to provide visibility or natural light while maintaining fire resistance. Fire-rated glazing is specially designed to withstand high temperatures and prevent the spread of fire through the glass.


Frame: The door frame, also known as the door jamb, provides structural support and holds the door leaf in place. Fire-rated frames are designed to complement the fire resistance of the door leaf and may include intumescent seals to seal the gap between the frame and the door leaf.


Hinges: Fire doors require hinges that can withstand fire conditions and allow the door to swing open and close properly. Fire-rated hinges are designed to maintain their integrity during a fire and may include features like self-closing mechanisms to ensure the door closes automatically in case of a fire.


Locks and Latches: Fire doors may be equipped with fire-rated locks, latches, and other hardware components that are tested and approved for use in fire-rated assemblies. These components should not compromise the fire resistance of the door and should function correctly during a fire emergency.


Door Closer: A door closer is often installed on fire doors to ensure they close automatically and securely after being opened, helping to maintain compartmentalization and prevent the spread of fire and smoke.


Signage and Labeling: Fire doors are typically labeled or marked with signage indicating their fire rating, manufacturer details, and compliance with relevant standards and regulations. This information helps users and inspectors identify the door's fire resistance characteristics.

It's important to note that the specific components and configurations of fire doors may vary based on factors such as fire rating requirements, building codes, and local regulations. Manufacturers and suppliers of fire doors should provide detailed specifications and documentation to ensure proper selection, installation, and maintenance of these critical fire safety elements.

StarPan Wedge SP1150 Fire Door Making Board

Wedge SP1150 Board is a high density Fire Resistant calcium silicate board manufactured with

selective fibers to resist against fire when it used as core or infill boards in the Wooden Fire

Resistant doors. SP1150 Wedge StarPan boards are very easy to work with and have excellent gluing properties with Plywood to make extremely good finish Fire Doors. These boards do not have any asbestos content and have guarantee life of more than 30 Years. 

Benefits of Wedge SP1150 Fire Door Making Boards

With SP1150 board you can manufacture Woden Fire Doors:

FD120 :Fire Door with 120 Minutes Fire Rating with 2 Layers of 9 mm thick boards

FD60   :Fire Door with 60 Minutes Fire Rating   : 1 Layer of 9 mm or 2 layers of 6 mm Boards


Wedge SP1150 boards are tested in Indian CBRI lab fire according to BS 476. Its system, 89cm width wooden frame, high density Rockwool and 9 mm Starpan on each side, passed 120 minutes fire rated time.

Also Wedge SP1150 is tested in Exova Warrington fire according to BS 476. Its system, 89cm width

wooden frame, rockwool and 9 mm on each side, passed 120 minutes fire rated time. The board can be left plain or easily finished by paints, wallpaper ect. It can be used in both

new and old buildings.

Wedge Starpan

Applications Wedge SP1150

  • Manufacturing Low cost 60 to 120 Minutes Fire Doors

  • Fire Resistant Acoustic Door

  • Access Panel & Trap Doors

  • Lift Doors & Fire Escape Area

  • Aesthetic curved ceiling 

  • Moisture resistance ceiling Backing wall for wet area ceramic tiling

  • Casings for building services 

  • Fire rated backing board for metal claddings 

  • Fire rated industrial wall linings

  • Perforated finishes for acoustic space

  • Fire resistant barriers and spandrels

  • Fire protection to concrete structures

  • Fire Resistant Wooden Doors Manufacturing

  • Fire Resistant Steel Doors Making

  • Fire Resistant Lift Doors Manufacturing

  • Heat Shield / Thermal Protection

  • Fire Protection Systems

  • Fire Resistant Partitions

  • Electrical & home appliances insulation gaskets

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