Extracted from the report of the results of the fire test carried out by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) on Fingershield™ Push-side and Pull-side door finger guards
File R21618 Page Ci1 issued; 2004-02-25
This investigation was initiated for the sole purpose of determining the performance under a standard fire exposure test of front and rear anti – finger trapping devices made from a plastic compound for use on UL Classified fire doors and UL Listed fire door frames.
The object of this investigation was to determine if the use of the anti – finger device would create flaming on the unexposed surface or affect the fire test performance of a fire door and frame assembly when exposed to a fire exposure test conducted in accordance with the Standard “Positive Pressure Fire Tests Of Door Assemblies ,” ANSI/UL 10C, UBC 7-2 (1997).
File R21618 Page Cl Issued: 2004-02-25
The following conclusions represent the judgment of Underwriters Laboratories Inc based upon the results of the examination and the test presented in this Report as they relate to established principles and previously recorded data.
FIRE RETARDANT PROPERTIES
The front and rear “Fingershield” anti finger trapping door assembly devices described in this report did not cause flaming on the unexposed surface and did not effect the performance of the fire door throughout the 1-1/2 h fire test. The performance of the devices was within the “Conditions of Acceptance” specified in the Standard.
These devices may be used with UL Classified Fire Doors and Frames rated up to 4 h.
Fire Protection Division