NYC & NJ Finest Doorman Blog

Importance of Fire Door Drop Testing

Posted by Wilford Ordoñez on Nov 6, 2021 12:53:00 PM

Protecting your staff and yourself, is very important to you, of course. Luckily, there is one way you can offer protection without too much-added work or stress on your part--having your fire door drop tested. Testing your fire doors is incredibly important. 

Fire-Rated Door NYC and NJFire-Rated Roll-Up Door

Schedule a Fire Door Drop Test

Reasons to Schedule a Fire Door Drop Test

 
- Safety of Your Staff and Vendors – A well-maintained door that passes our drop test will keep you and those who work around it safe—even in an emergency situation.

- Long Life of the Door – Our fire door drop test will help find small problems that could turn into big ones. By finding and fixing these issues now, you will assure that the door lasts for years to come.

- Government Compliance – There are certain requirements that you must meet to assure that you are doing what is necessary to protect your building and its occupants. Our test will make sure you meet the standards put in place by NFPA, IDA, IDEA and UL. This can prevent costly fines or even potential closure. 

- Insurance Requirements – Your private insurance company may have further requirements when it comes to testing your fire door. Our standard drop test will meet or exceed all of these. If not, we’ll work with you to make certain we come up with a solution that does.

Don’t put your business, staff, and structure at risk. Scheduling a fire door drop test is easy. Call or contact us at the Overhead Door Company of the Meadowlands & NYC today. We’ll help arrange a time to take care of this important task and put your mind at ease. 

Fire-Rated Counter Door NYC NJ 1Fire-Rated Counter Door

For more information, please give us a call at 973-471-4060 or email us at info@loadingdock.com
For 24-hour emergency service for existing customers, contact us at 973-471-4060

Schedule a Fire Door Drop Test

We service Northern New Jersey (Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Union, Essex, Morris, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer and Somerset county/counties), Manhattan, New York City, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Westchester and Rockland.

 

Tags: advanced performance doors, advanced rolling doors, fire door, fire doors, counter doors, fire-rated insulated rolling service door, fire-rated insulated rolling service doors, roll-up fire door drop test

Fire Door Systems - General Features & Benefits

Posted by Overhead Door Expert on Nov 6, 2013 11:51:00 PM

Fire Door Systems - General Features & Benefits

Overhead Door Company of the Meadowlands & NYC offers a wide array of rolling steel doors to meet the most demanding fire safety standards, unusual opening sizes and discerning aesthetic requirements. 

Our fire-rated doors are designed to close automatically in the event of a fire or alarmed event. They are available for both, service door and counter applications in commercial, industrial, institutional and retail uses.

describe the image

We have a wide range of sizes and styles. Our doors meet or exceed industry fire safety testing standards including Underwriters Laboratories (UL & ULC), Factory Mutual (FM), New York City, and the State of California (CSFM) requirements, offering a reliable fire protection for your business. 

Our fire doors close automatically under governor control after separation of fuse link. UL recommends a 165°F (74oC) fuse link for ambient conditions of 100°F (38oC) or less, or a 212°F (100oC) fuse link for ambient conditions over 100°F (38oC)
the guides expand upward during a fire.

fire door

Fire Doors | Counter Fire Doors

Some of the additional fire and smoke protection options to give customer more extensive protection are:

  • Fire Sentinel: The Fire Sentinel® is a UL-listed, fail-safe, timedelay door release device that controls a fire door’s closure in an emergency condition. A variety of Fire Sentinel® models and a number of optional features permit customization of any fire-rated door to the level of protection required for your specific application.
  • FireLite®: FireLite® vision lites are available in 4-hour, 3-hour, and 11⁄2 hour labeled rolling fire doors to provide visual access through the door’s curtain slats. 
  • Smoke Detectors: Photoelectric or ionization types, with or without heat detector. Requires the use of a Fire Sentinel® release device.
  • Smoke Seals: Brush-type smoke seals available for applications which have requirements for smoke retardation.

For more information, please give us a call at 973-471-4060 or email us at: info@dockndoor.com

For 24 hour emergency service, please contact us at 800-362-6367.

We service Northern New Jersey (Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Union, Essex, Morris, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer and Somerset county/counties), Manhattan, New York City, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Westchester and Rockland.

 

Request an Estimate

Tags: commercial garage doors long island, fire-rated counter doors, fire-rated counter door, fire-rated door, fire door, fire doors, commercial overhead doors, overhead door company of the meadowlands, fire-rated doors, counter doors, overhead doors nj, fire-rated insulated rolling service door, fire-rated insulated rolling service doors, commercial and industrial doors, commercial door, Overhead Door Company, overhead doors, commercial overhead door, Commercial garage doors bergen county, commercial garage doors brooklyn, commercial garage doors manhattan, commercial garage doors north jersey, commercial garage doors yonkers

Protect Your Premises With a Fire Door

Posted by Overhead Door Expert on Jun 29, 2013 2:25:00 PM

Fire-Rated Doors

Depending on the needs of your company, regular commercial doors may not provide the safety you need. If you work in an environment where you are worried about fire, one of the fire doors available here at Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands & NYC may be the perfect solution.

Fire Rated Door

Types of Doors

Fire doors come in many different styles. For instance, we carry fire-rated counter doors that are ideal for use in areas where you only need a door to reach from the ceiling to the counter. Another popular option is fire-rated insulated rolling service doors. These allow you to maintain a consistent temperature inside your building, provide security and have that protection against fire. For a finished look, the integral frame & sill fire counter doors are another option.

fire doors


How a Fire Door Protects You

So, why do you need a fire door? A fire door is designed to slow the spread of both, smoke and fire, from one part of your building to another. This can give you occupants of the building a chance to escape, and may also protect valuable equipment or merchandise from damage during a small fire. A fire door is superior to a standard door in protecting because it is made of multiple layers and is both, self-closing and self-sealing, in case of emergency.

fire exit

Installation

At The Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands and NYC, we offer installation, maintenance and repairs of all types of commercial and industrial doors, such as sectional doors and rolling service doors, including these fire-rated rolling service doors. Our team of experts are trained to install nearly any type of commercial door.
 installing commercial door


Give us a call or contact us to talk about the options you have when you choose a commercial overhead door. You may be surprised. Our installers are also trained in customer service. We will leave you feeling comfortable about the job ahead, so you can rest easy about installation project. If something ever goes wrong in the future, we can candle regular maintenance and all necessary repairs.

As you can see, The Overhead Door Company is the firm to call for fire doors. However, keep us in mind if you need something simpler too. We offer a variety of rolling doors, aluminum glass doors and other options for your commercial overhead door needs.

For more information, please give us a call at 973-471-4060 or email us at: info@dockndoor.com

For 24 hour emergency service, please contact us at 1-201-273-7619

We service Northern New Jersey (Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Union, Essex, Morris, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer and Somerset county/counties), Manhattan, New York City, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Westchester and Rockland.

 

Request an Estimate




Tags: commercial garage doors long island, counter shutters, roller shutter, roll up shutter, fire-rated counter doors, rolling counter shutters, fire-rated counter door, fire-rated door, fire door, fire doors, commercial doors, installing commercial doors, industrial door, commercial overhead doors, garage door companies, overhead door company of the meadowlands, fire-rated doors, counter doors, roller shutters, fire-rated insulated rolling service door, fire-rated insulated rolling service doors, integral frame & sill fire counter door, preventative maintenance plans for commercial door, industrial doors, commercial and industrial doors, rolling steel doors, commercial door, rolling service doors, counter shutter, integral frame and sill fire counter door, integral frame & sill fire counter doors, counter grille, commercial garage doors, rolling service door, Commercial garage doors bergen county, commercial garage doors brooklyn, commercial garage doors manhattan, commercial garage doors north jersey, commercial garage doors yonkers