Guide to ANSI Codes

ANSI/BHMA Standard A156.19: Power Assist & Low Energy Operated Doors

Product Grade Remarks
2600 Series This is a performance standard only. There is no grading in this standard.
4000 Series This is a performance standard only. There is no grading in this standard.

Note 1: This product is not graded in this standard.

Testing Criteria

Listed below are only some of the tests and criteria covered in this standard. For simplification, all tests and details of tests are not elaborated on. For exact and complete details of tests, etc. refer to the complete ANSI/BHMA standard.

Listed below are only some of the tests and criteria covered in this standard. For simplification, all tests and details of tests are not elaborated on. For exact and complete details of tests, etc. refer to the complete ANSI/BHMA standard.

1. Cycle test

Door shall be opened and closed 300,000 cycles using the widest and heaviest test specimens as recommended for use by the manufacturer.

2. Opening time

Doors shall be field adjusted so that opening time to back check or 80 degrees, which ever occurs first, shall be 3 seconds. Backcheck shall not occur before 60 degrees opening.

3. Closing time

Doors shall be field adjusted to close from 90 degrees to 10 degrees in 3 seconds or longer. Doors shall be field adjusted to close from 10 degrees to fully closed in not less than 1.5 seconds. The door shall be field adjusted to remain fully open for not less than 5 seconds.

Use on fire doors. A door closer used on labeled fire door assemblies shall be listed or labeled by a nationally recognized independent testing laboratory, and be subject to a periodic in-plant follow-up service.

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