Dorgard fire door holders keep fire doors safely and legally open using battery powered wireless technology. Installed at the bottom of your fire door, the inconspicuous white Dorgard door holder is suitable for installation in a variety of premises including offices, schools, churches, colleges, health practices etc. Enabling you to conform to the Equality Act 2010, the Dorgard door holder, also called fire door retainer, is designed to both improve access for users through fire doors and to provide a legal and safe solution to holding open fire doors.
The Dorgard has the CE mark, complies to EN 1155 and BS 7273-4 Category C and is accepted by UK fire services. The Dorgard is manufactured in the UK to the highest standard allowing us to offer a 5 year warranty, available exclusively to Safelincs.
Using acoustic monitoring technology, Dorgards automatically release the rubber keep-foot upon recognising the sound of a fire alarm. This closes the fire door and maintains the fire integrity within your premises. With a simple 10 minute installation, the Dorgard fire door holder is a quick and reliable solution to retaining fire doors. Testing that the Dorgard is working effectively should be part of your premise's fire safety regime and can be conveniently carried out at the same time as testing your fire alarm system.
- 5 year warranty
- CE marked
- Dorgards comply to BS EN 1155 and BS 7273-4 Category B
- Recognised and accepted by UK fire services
- UK Manufactured
- Supplied with 2 C size alkaline batteries
- Dorgard units can be installed within 5 minutes
- Supplied in white
Dorgard has a rubber plunger/stopper which remains in contact with the floor and, unlike magnetic fire door retainers, can hold the door open in any selected position. When a fire alarm sounds, the integral audio-electronic device inside the Dorgard signals the plunger to retract, allowing the fire door close normally (Dorgard will release after approximately 14 seconds). Dorgard is battery powered, so there is no need for complex and expensive wiring into the building's fire alarm system. This means that the Dorgard can be installed and operates alongside any existing fire alarm system currently in place. Please note that your alarm's sound level has to be higher than 65dB at the location of the door to allow the Dorgard to pick up the alarm up. This is also the required alarm sound level for populated areas according to BS5839-1:2002 (Clause 16.2).