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Door opening forces and door closing times

Door opening forces and door closing times

April 8 2021

 
WHITEPAPER | Ensuring compliance in door opening forces

WHITEPAPER | Ensuring compliance in door opening forces

March 18 2021

Ensuring compliance in door opening forces. As a designer and manufacturer of door closers, you might think that we’d be only concerned about the forces required...
Cut costs, but not safety, with the ITS.11204

Cut costs, but not safety, with the ITS.11204

March 17 2021

Cut costs, but not safety, with the ITS.11204 Would you like to save money and time without cutting corners? If you are fitting 54mm fire doors purely to accommodate concealed...
WHITEPAPER | How quickly should fire doors close?

WHITEPAPER | How quickly should fire doors close?

February 19 2021

What time should fire door closers be set to close in? It’s a question that we often get asked. The answer is not a straightforward one – there are lots of...
How much does my fire door weigh?

How much does my fire door weigh?

February 10 2021

The weight of a fire door is a key factor in determining which closer will operate most effectively with it. If you are installing a door for the first time, you will probably be able...
Maintaining the ‘golden thread’

Maintaining the ‘golden thread’

January 12 2021

Maintaining the ‘golden thread’ The Draft Building Safety Bill currently going through Parliament introduces the concept of the ‘golden thread’. The Bill...
WHITEPAPER | Brexit transition period

WHITEPAPER | Brexit transition period

December 10 2020

The Brexit transition period ends soon – let’s be ready for it! The final form of Brexit is yet to be settled (at early December 2020), but whatever the outcome, it...
WHITEPAPER | Draft Building Safety Bill

WHITEPAPER | Draft Building Safety Bill

December 10 2020

Draft Building Safety Bill Published on 20 July 2020, the Draft Building Safety Bill is the Government’s response to the Grenfell fire. The Bill is designed to prevent such...
Look out for new standards

Look out for new standards

November 12 2020

With the transition period following Brexit rapidly coming to an end, there may still be a lot to resolve, but what we know for sure is that new product marks will apply. While...
Maintaining supply in the face of change

Maintaining supply in the face of change

November 5 2020

The Brexit transition period ends on the 31st of December 2020 and the UK Government have confirmed that there will be no extension to this. If a new deal cannot be agreed by the end...
Dates for your diary!

Dates for your diary!

December 16 2019

Dates for your diary: Last day of Dispatch for delivery before Chrismas: Friday 20th December  Re-open on Monday 6th January 2019 has been an awesome...
We are Supporting Fire Door Safety Week

We are Supporting Fire Door Safety Week

September 17 2019

Here at Rutland, we believe in giving our clients the best care and advice possible to ensure that themselves and their own clients are kept safe.  This blog is to give you some...
Assuming fire safety has been proved questionable…

Assuming fire safety has been proved questionable…

February 18 2019

Assuming fire safety has been proved questionable. When specifying fire doors it is advisable to work from successful fire tests, rather than relying purely on desk top...