DPG-50
by HMC Int'l. Div., Inc.
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    DPG-50
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    10-50 pound force range.

    An instrument specifically designed to measure the higher forces typically encountered with elevator doors.



    1. MEET ADA REQUIREMENTS
      The Americans with Disabilities Act requires that both interior and exterior doors of a building be handicapped accessible.

      1. Door Opening Force [4.13.11 ADA Accessibility Guidelines].
        • Exterior hinged doors: (Reserved)
        • Interior hinged doors: 5 lbs (22.2N)
        • Sliding or folding doors: 5 lbs (22.2N)

        NOTE: These forces do not apply to the force required to retract latch bolts or disengage other devices that may hold the door in a closed position.

      2. Automatic Doors and Power-Assisted Doors [4.13.12 ADA Accessibility Guidelines].
        • If an automatic door is used, then it shall comply with ANSI/BHMA A156.10-1985. Slowly opening, low-powered, automatic doors shall comply with ANSI A156.19-1984. Such doors shall not open to back check faster than 3 seconds and shall require no more than 15 lbf (66.6N) to stop door movement. If a power-assisted door is used, its door-opening force shall comply with 4.13.11 and its closing shall conform to the requirements in ANSI A156.19-1984.

    2. SATISFY CODES PERTAINING TO FIRE AND ELEVATOR DOORS
      1. Uniform Building Code #3304 b, d, e, and others.
      2. ANSI Fire Door Code Vol. 6 2-7.2 and 8-16.
      3. Uniform Fire Code 4.104 and 10.402.


    Manufactured and protected under the following United States Patent and Trademark Office patent numbers: 3171278, 3352153, 3391574, 3482442, and 3596508.

    Made in the USA.