The natural first choice of passage door

There are several aspects to consider when choosing a door. Choosing the right door means that it does not pose a danger to the surroundings and that there is no risk of collision with objects/persons or even crushing of limbs.

 

The first thing you should do is, figure out the function of the door and the characteristics of the surroundings. Often, a door chosen is not suitable for the environment or takes up too much space.

The choice largely depends on the purpose: will the door serve as a passage for staff, emergency exit, material entrance/exit, or for some other function. For instance, emergency exit doors must meet certain mininum widths depending on local building regulations and the number of people that may have to pass them.

When is the single hinge door the perfect choice?

All of Axelent’s protection doors fulfill the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC’s requirements for movable guards on the market. In the series of safety doors the single hinge door is often used as a passage or an emergency exit. The doors functionality, reliability and favorable price means that the hinge door in many cases becomes the natural first choice.

Here is a guide to what you need to know!

 

Some key questions to consider are:
  • What type of safety guard door fits the available space?
  • Will it achieve the required level of protection?
  • How frequently will it have to be opened/closed?
  • If used as emergency exit door will there be enough space to make it wide enough?
  • Can locks and interlocks (safety switches) be installed?

 

 

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