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prБДС EN 12046-2:2023

Operating forces - Test method - Part 2: Doors

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European Standard



This document is for hinged/pivoted and sliding doorsets with engaging fasteners (e.g. latches, deadbolts) for pedestrian use.

This document defines the test methods to determine the forces to open/close doors and to engage/release and lock/unlock the hardware using a key or handle.

It is only applicable to the manual operation of doorsets.

These doorsets may include emergency or panic exit devices.

The method of measuring the operating forces for pedestrian doorsets with self closing devices engaged are included in this test standard.

NOTE The use of some windows involves engaging fasteners (e.g. latches, deadbolts) and may be tested in accordance with this standard.

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БДС EN 12046-2:2003


prБДС EN 12046-2:2023
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