Standard Method for Fire Tests of Door Assemblies
1.1 This fire test method is applicable to door assemblies (comprising doors, frame products, hardware,
glazing materials, and other parts, accessories or components) of various materials and types of
construction, for use in wall openings to retard the passage of fire.
1.1.1 This test method is also applicable for evaluating individual components (doors, frame products,
hardware, glazing materials, light kits, louvers and other parts or accessories) intended as part of a fire
1.1.2 Wood core doors meeting the requirements of CAN/ULC-S113, Standard Specification for Wood
Core Doors Meeting the Performance Required by CAN/ULC-S104 for Twenty Minute Fire Rated Closure
Assemblies, and frames meeting the requirements of CAN/ULC-S105, Standard Specification for Fire
Door Frames Meeting the Performance required by CAN/ULC-S104, are not required to be tested to the
requirements of this Standard. However, doors and frames meeting these specifications may be used for
the evaluation of individual components.
1.2 Tests made in conformity with this test method will register performance during the test exposure; but
such tests shall not be construed as determining suitability for use after exposure to fire.
1.3 It is the intent that tests made in conformity with this test method will develop data to enable
regulatory bodies to determine the suitability of door assemblies for use in locations where fire protection
of a specified duration is required.