Smoke control doors hinder the smoke to pentetrate into the room on the other side, so that this can be used as escape route in case of fire. Therfore the function of the door must not be impaired up to a temperature of 200°C.
Smoke control doors are not fire resisting within the meaning of DIN 4102 (German Standard). They do not require an official certificate of the ‘Institut für Bautechnik’, Berlin.
Test conditions for smoke control doors according to DIN 18 095 Teil 2
Air temperature in the test room
measurement at room temperature and 200 °C
Pressure in the test room
stepwise increase of pressure in the test room up to 50 pascal
Measurement of the air volume flow
temperature at the fan:
The requirements on smoke control doors are mainly influenced by choice and structure of the seal system.
For smoke control doors single-layer solid boards or multilayer solid boards can be used as cores.