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tit fleche-jaune Maximum allowable loads
 
TheNF EN1935 standard clearly defines the maximum allowable loads per hinge according to the conditions of use. The table below sums up the classification of the hinges according to this standard, giving the specifications by way of an 8-character code.
 
1st character
2nd character
3rd character
4th character
5th character
6th character
7th character
8th character
Category of use
Endurance test cycle Weight of door subjected to test Fire / smoke capacity Safety of persons Corrosion resistance Safety of property Hinge grade
Duty
Grade
Used on
Grade
Number of test cycles
Grade Weight
(kg)
Grades available Grades available Grades available Grades available Grades
light 1 window 3 10.000 0 10 0 or 1 1 0,1,2,3,4 0 or 1 1
light 1 window 3 10.000 1 20 0 or 1 1 0,1,2,3,4 0 or 1 2
light 1 door or window 4 25.000 1 20 0 or 1 1 0,1,2,3,4 0 or 1 3
medium 2 door 7 200.000 1 20 0 or 1 1 0,1,2,3,4 0 or 1 4
light 1 fenêtre 3 10.000 2 40     0,1,2,3,4 0 or 1 5
light 1 door or window 4 25.000 2 40 0 or 1 1 0,1,2,3,4 0 or 1 6
medium 2 door 7 200.000 2 40 0 or 1 1 0,1,2,3,4 0 or 1 7
light 1 window 3 10.000 3 60 0 or 1 1 0,1,2,3,4 0 or 1 8
light 1 door or window 4 25.000 3 60 0 or 1 1 0,1,2,3,4 0 or 1 9
medium 2 door 7 200.000 3 60 0 or 1 1 0,1,2,3,4 0 or 1 10
heavy 3 door 7 200.000 4 80 0 or 1 1 0,1,2,3,4 0 or 1 11
severe 4 door 7 200.000 5 100 0 or 1 1 0,1,2,3,4 0 or 1 12
severe 4 door 7 200.000 6 120 0 or 1 1 0,1,2,3,4 0 or 1 13
severe 4 door 7 200.000 7 160 0 or 1 1 0,1,2,3,4 0 or 1 14
Example : 4771101 14
identifies severe use for a door capable of undergoing 200,000 cycles, under a load of 160 kg, fit for use on a fire door, for the safety of persons, with no corrosion resistance, fit for use on burglar-proof doors of grade 14.
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