Door Hardware Testing
Our vast industry experience, backed by a wealth of accreditations, allows us to test to a variety of national and international hardware standards including those published by ASTM, BHMA, CAN/ULC, CSFM, Dade County, FM, HUD, TDI, UBC, UL, WDMA.
Intertek offers complete testing and certification services for door hardware, including locks, hinges, latches, closers, and exit devices.
A Complete Solution for Hardware
Door Hardware Testing Services:
Establish a measure of resistance for door hardware components subject to attacks in order to help resist unwanted entry.
Cycle / Durability Testing
Provide veriﬁcation of marketing and warranty claims by subjecting to accelerated cycling to simulate ﬁeld operating conditions.
Ensure your hardware products remain engaged as required by international building codes & regulatory requirements when exposed to ﬁre.
Blast & Ballistics Resistance
Assess the blast and ballistics resistance & the science of mechanics that deal with launching, ﬂight, behavior, and the effects of projectiles such as bullets.
Ensure compliance of electronic access control (EAC) systems & other electric hardware components as they continue to replace traditional doors and basic door hardware.
Determine hardware performance under various environmental and structural conditions.
Wind Storm: Hurricane / Tornado Resistance
Evaluate the overall impact, static loads, and cyclic loads to identify performance characteristics in hurricane and tornado zones.
Performance & BHMA Testing
Obtain grades for hardware components speciﬁed by the applicable ANSI/BHMA standard to validate product performance.
Product Performance / Comparison Testing for Retailers
Obtain grades for hardware components to validate product performance and separate from other hardware products in the market.
We perform testing to a variety of performance requirements and regional provisions, including those stipulated for Miami-Dade County, Florida and the Texas Department of Insurance including:
Intertek is a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) by OSHA; recognized by Standards Council of Canada (SCC); and A2LA, APLAC, and ILAC accredited for Asia and other parts of the world. In North America, we are recognized by the International Codes Council Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) and serve as an administrator for multiple Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) certification programs.
Locks and Access Control Equipment Testing
Meet all the testing and certification requirements including fire testing, BHMA, UL 294, and electrical testing.
Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association
Intertek is a preferred certification testing agency for the Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) series of test standards. Intertek has over 30 years of experience testing door hardware for various markets covering all types of products; hinges, locks, cylinders, closers, exit devices and other door controls. We can help you find the correct standard to meet BHMA Certification requirements.
ANSI / BHMA Standards
Cylinders and Input Devices For Locks
High Security Cylinders Products
Door Controls - Closers
Door Controls - Overhead Stops and Holders
Closer Holder Release Devices
Power Assist & Low Energy Power Operated Doors
Low Energy Power Operated Sliding and Folding Doors
Butts & Hinges
Architectural Glass Openings
Self Closing Hinges & Pivots
Strap and Tee Hinges and Hasps
Bored & Preassembled Locks & Latches
Interconnected Locks & Latches
Mortise Locks & Latches
Delayed Egress Locks
Exit Lock and Alarms
Residential Bored Locks
Sliding & Folding Door Hardware
Materials & Finishes
Door Gasketing and Edge Seal Systems
Electric Strikes and Frame Mounted Actuators
Integrated Door Opening Assemblies
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