Standard Test Methods for Hollow Metal Swinging Door Assemblies for Detention and Correctional Facilities
|Publication Date:||1 June 2012|
These test methods cover requirements for mechanical tests,
simulated service test, and testing equipment for determining the
performance characteristics of swinging detention hollow metal door
assemblies of various styles and types of construction for use in
wall openings designed to incarcerate inmates in
These test methods test the capability of a swinging door assembly to prevent, delay, and frustrate escape, to limit or control access to unauthorized or secure areas, and to resist common types of vandalism.
These test methods apply primarily to detention door assemblies
to and from secure areas generally found inside
The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.