Fire Code Friday: Classifications of Hardware
TGIF, it’s Fire Code Friday! Per NFPA 80.4.6, there are multiple classifications of hardware:
*Builders’ hardware includes hinges, locks and latches, bolts and closers.
*Fire exit hardware is an exit device labeled for both panic and fire protection.
*Fire door hardware includes surface-mounted strap hinges, surface-applied latches and closing devices.