Standard: BHMA - ANSI A156.14


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This Standard establishes requirements for Sliding and Folding Door Hardware. Cycle tests, abuse, durability static load, smoothness, static friction, kinetic friction and finish tests are included. Hardware for light to very heavy doors is covered including both residential and industrial applications.

Fire doors equipped with sliding door hardware shall successfully pass the requirements of ANSI/UL 10B or 10C. ANSI/UL 14B specifies requirements for sliding door hardware used on sliding type fire doors.

Tests described in this Standard are performed under laboratory conditions. In actual usage, results vary because of installation, maintenance and environmental conditions.

All dimensions which do not carry specific tolerances or are not marked maximum or minimum are permitted to have nominal deviations. Dimensions are given in US units. SI unit (metric) equivalents given in parentheses are approximate.

ANSI Standards referenced in this Standard are available from the BHMA website or the American National Standards Institute, 11 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036.

Organization: Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association Inc.
Document Number: ansi a156.14
Publish Date: 2013-01-01
Page Count: 28
Available Languages: EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: YES
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: YES
Status: Active

Document History

Document # Change Type Update Date Revision Status
ANSI A156.14 Change Type: STCH Update Date: 2007-01-01 Revision: 07 Status: INAC
ANSI A156.14 Change Type: Revision: 02 Status: INAC
ANSI A156.14 Change Type: Update Date: 1997-01-01 Revision: 97 Status: INAC
ANSI A156.14 Change Type: Revision: 91 Status: INAC
ANSI A156.14 Change Type: Revision: 85 Status: INAC
ANSI A156.14 Change Type: Revision: 80 Status: INAC
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