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John WilsonJohn Wilson
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  • Department Name: Perth Fire Services

In considering 9.2.2.2.(2)(a), I would look at:

Steel frame?

Steel ‘commercial’ door?

Self-closing device?

Proper latching hardware?

Well installed?

If yes to all the above, I move on with the inspection.

 

My quick research shows that there were some manufactures that did make kalamein doors without tags. The main distinguishing feature of a kalamein door is that it is wood core not all-steel construction.  As to the site-installed door skins, I’ve got quite a few of them here in Perth but in 9.5 buildings where they only needed to get 20 min and had recessed panel doors that didn’t meet the 45mm min.