Glass Door System Certified to Forced Entry Standards

The FireFrames Designer Guard System is the first fire-rated full-lite glass door system in North America certified to forced entry standards. All components have been system tested together to ASTM E2395, the industry benchmark for forced-entry resistance, and Intertek certified to verify all components perform as intended.

To meet the growing need for safer school and institutional environments, Technical Glass Products (TGP), a brand of Allegion, introduces the Fireframes Designer Guard System. The multifunctional system is the first fire-rated full-lite glass door system in North America certified to forced entry standards. All components have been system tested together to ASTM E2395, the industry benchmark for forced-entry resistance, and Intertek certified to verify all components perform as intended. To meet the dual need for life safety, the Fireframes Designer Guard System is available with fire ratings up to 60 minutes. It is ideal for school applications, detention centers, institutional buildings and anywhere a security- and fire-rated door system is required. 

The Fireframes Designer Guard System consists of a die-rolled steel profile swinging door with sidelite(s) and emulates the appearance of a narrow-profile aluminum storefront. Its durable welded steel frame features precise edges and a professional finish. Glazing consists of FireLite Plus® Forced Entry IGU, a laminated fire-rated glass ceramic that provides impact safety and forced-entry resistance. With narrow frame profiles, clear fire-rated glazing and system specific components, the Fireframes Designer Guard System provides a seamless aesthetic with adjacent non-fire-rated doors. Combining fire safety, security and high design in one product, it is a turnkey solution for building and design professionals working to bolster safety in school and institutional projects. 

In addition to forced entry and fire safety, the Fireframes Designer Guard System meets the impact requirements of CPSC 16CFR1201 Category I and/or Category II. Pre-hung and pre-finished, with system specific hardware included, the door system is easy to specify and install. 

The Fireframes Designer Guard System frame and door tests for Forced Entry Certified (Spec ID 62659) W/N 22992 are listed with Intertek Warnock Hersey. It is classified and labeled with Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) for fire-protection rating of doors and sidelite(s). 

For more information on the Fireframes Designer Guard System, along with TGP’s other fire-rated framing and glass products, watch this video or call (800) 426-0279.

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