BHMA - ANSI A156.4
Door Controls - Closers
|Publication Date:||1 January 2000|
This Standard contains requirements for door closers surface mounted, concealed in the door, overhead concealed and concealed in the floor. Also included are pivots for floor closers. Criteria for conformance include cycle, operational, closing force and finish tests. Optional tests which shall be specified separately are also included.
Tests in this Standard are performed under laboratory conditions. In actual usage results vary because of installation, maintenance, and environmental conditions.
Use on Fire Doors. A door closer used on labeled fire door assemblies shall be listed or labeled by a nationally recognized independent testing laboratory, and be subject to a periodic in-plant follow-up service. Consult the authority having jurisdiction for the appropriate fire test requirements.