U237X
by HMC Int'l. Div., Inc.
Your Worldwide Specialists for Door Pressure Gauges.

We've been supplying major elevator companies for over 45 years!

  • Building Owners, Architects & Contractors.
  • Building and Fire Code Inspectors.
  • Elevator Engineers.
  • Building Maintenance Engineers.

    Our full line of Door Pressure Gauges.
    Guaranteed accurate readings.


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    0-7 pound force range.

    This light duty gauge can be used in determining lower limitations of interior and exterior opening/closing forces.



    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.