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The MegaGard Detention Door

 

BASIC DOOR CONSTRUCTION:
2” thickness.
14 or 12 gage faces
12 or 10 gage special shape edge channels.
12 or 10 gage top & bottom channels with 18 to 14 gage capping channels.
18 or 16 gage back-to-back stiffeners; webs 4” maximum apart.
0.6 pcf fiberglass insulation between stiffeners; up to 8.0 pcf Rockwool optional.
Flush-type glass molding with Angle, Zee, or channel glazing stops.
Surface or flush mounted lock cover plates.

BASIC FRAME CONSTRUCTION:
12 or 10 gage with welded corners.
1 1/4” to 13” faces.
3” to 13” throat size.
One or two piece profile.

HARDWARE VARIATIONS:
Mortise or surface prison hinges.
Door mounted, jamb mounted, or mortise type prison locks.
Prison type position switches.
Prison type flush or surface pulls.

FIRE RATING:
UL, up to 3-hour single 4-0 X 8-0 only, dependant on hardware used.
UL SPECIAL PURPOSE Category.
UL 10b tested; should qualify for UL 10c since it has no combustible insulation or adhesives.

STRUCTURAL TESTING (HMMA 863-1990):
3070 panel with 12 gage faces & 18 gage stiffeners: passes 14,000 pound static load with 0.49” deflection.
3070 panel with12 gage faces & 18 gage stiffeners: passes 7,500 pound racking load with 2.4” deflection.
3070 panel with 14 gage faces with 18 gage stiffeners: failed 10,000 pound static load with 1.0” deflection.
Racking load test was not done on this configuration.

IMPACT TESTING:
3070 door with (3) Folger Adam FM 4 1/2 ICS hinges and Folger Adam 86 series door mount detention lock with 12 gage faces & 18 gage stiffeners: Passed 850 pendulum ram impacts @ 200 ft-lbs from push side locations per HMMA 863-90.
28” X 33” frame opening with glazing system and 3/8” plate glazing per HMMA 863-90: Passed 400 pendulum ram impacts @200 ft-lbs from formed stop side per HMMA 863-90.

STRUCTURAL TESTING (TEXAS DEPT of CRIMINAL JUSTICE-1990):
3-8 X 7-10 door prepared for Southern Steel HM1060 lock and 4 prison hinges with 12 gage faces & 18 gage stiffeners: 10,000 pound static load with 0.49” deflection and racking load with 2.8” deflection.

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