As early as 1897 the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) has been addressing fire life and safety concerns. Currently, NFPA 80 is the standard for fire doors and other opening protectives. Chapter 16 of NFPA 80 is designated for access doors in both horizontal and vertical applications in fire-rated walls, floors, and floor-ceiling or roof-ceiling assemblies (NFPA, 2019, pg. 36). This article addresses common uses, styles and specification tips for fire-rated floor doors and access doors. Continue reading
Nystrom announces the release of its updated Non‐Drainable and Existing Opening Floor Doors with 300psf load rating. Continue reading
ENR Southeast recently honored the Porsche Design Tower Miami as Best in Residential/Hospitality for 2017. Mark Morrell, Regional Territory Manager for the Southeast indicated that Nystrom provided the fire-rated floor doors for the project. Continue reading
The 2018 World of Concrete tradeshow will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, from January 23 – 26. Please stop by and visit Nystrom at booth #N1353 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
For more information on World of Concrete, please visit www.worldofconcrete.com.
Rough opening, clear or unobstructed opening are terms that can cause costly disruption in the construction process. Understanding each of these openings Continue reading