The ASSA ABLOY Door Hardware & Access Control Group has launched a new door closer, offering user flexibility and fire safety for buildings in the healthcare, education and hospitality sectors.
The new DC300G-HF is a responsive solution, satisfying multiple door control issues for healthcare professionals, students, customers and staff. This includes flexible operation and use, while also maintaining full certification in all three modes and fitting configurations.
The new door closer is fully certified in all three modes; standard, free-swing and hold-open and all three fitting configurations; fig.1, fig.61 and fig.66 – offering peace of mind and convenience for building owners, managers and installers, that they are legally covered.
In light of the Equality Act (2010) and Approved Document M, a building should be accessible to all – without restriction or the need for assistance. The DC300G-HF helps meet and surpass both fire safety and accessibility requirements. In the event of a fire it reverts to a mechanical mode, either free-swing or hold-open mode. Uniquely, and for the very first time, the DC300G-HF has all the features and certification required to meet these demands, across all three modes and configurations.
The new door closer is CE Marked (a legal requirement under the Construction Products Regulation) to EN 1154 and EN 1155 in all three configurations. Furthermore, soft-motion release (from 130-75 degrees) means the door is progressively shut, preventing damage to the door set and injury to users.
Plus, the DC300G-HF is also BS 8300-2:2018 compliant. Its safety credentials and performance (free-swing or hold-open mode with variable power EN 3-6) retains low opening forces, making it the ideal product for environments with high volumes of traffic, such as schools or hotels, and where users experience movement difficulty or strength issues, like care homes.
It also offers great flexibility, due to a step-change in functionality, with all three modes in one product. Users can switch within seconds by simply adjusting three small bolts, saving time, money and flexibility.
Developed, designed and tested in the UK for the UK market, the closer is also easy to retrofit and upgrade with no re-drilling required, so fire certification is not compromised. Wiring on the hinge side and a non-polarity sensitive connection also makes wiring easy.
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