Smoke Doors

Paraparaumu Doors & Joinery Ltd can manufacture all your Smoke Doors for any suitable project. We make all smoke doors onsite and to order. By controlling everything in-house we are able to tailor your smoke door needs to customer’s requirements and all smoke doors are to the New Zealand Building Code.

NZBC Acceptable Solutions

*Paraparaumu Doors + Joinery Smoke Control door sets are manufactured in house and comply with the requirements of the NZ Building Code

*(NZBC) NZBC Acceptable Solutions Appendix C, C6.1.2, are required if doors are needed in smoke separation situations 

*The door set Hanging may be single leaf or pair, finished with a variety of door Grooved faces

*Timber jambs to be 30mm thick, with jamb options for architraves or gib grooved 

*Smoke seals are required and shall be in continuous contact with the door, these seals are slotted into jamb to prevent any gap

*Smoke seals are used, Sill seals are not required in the Acceptable Solutions, but can be fitted to the door sets eg. as automatic drop seals RP8

*Construction of the door is a solid core door, 38mm thickness of the leaf

*Vision panel cutouts no less than 150mm from the leaf edges 

*Maximum average clearances are:

-Leaf to frame 3mm

– Leaf to leaf 5mm

– Leaf to top of any floor covering 10mm

*All smoke control door sets must be self-closing (Appendix C C6.1.4) and the self-closing device needs to be adjustable to meet the frictional forces requirements

*Latching of Smoke Control door sets is not required by the NZBC Acceptable Solutions, the handle used can not interfere with the smoke seals 

*Requirements for the maximum forces required to open any smoke control door set are set out in Appendix C6.1.3

Smoke Door Fitting Instructions for PDJ, NZBC C, C6.1.2 smoke doors

Before installation

1. Before positioning the door, ensure that studs are secure

2. Check the gap under the door is correct for the finish floor covering to have no bigger gap than 10mm

3. Ensure the door set is the correct door to go into the opening

Installing – Timber studs

1. Prepare Wedges/packers for between back of jamb and builders framing

2. Minimum = Direct Fix, Maximum 10mm gap. Predrill holes for fixings

3. Nail or screw the hinge jamb to the stud, at a maximum of 400mm centres, nail or screws 100mm nails, 75mm screws

4. Check that the door assembly when in position is perfectly plumb and square

5. Wedge/pack and nail or screw the closing jamb as per step 3

6. Check that the jambs are straight, check gaps are even 

7. If gaps need adjustment, do this by packing out behind hinges with packers or wedge, or check the hinges in/out further

Installing – Masonry walls

1. Prepare Wedges/packers for between back of jamb and builders framing

2. Minimum = Direct Fix, Maximum 10mm gap. Predrill holes for fixings

3. Bolt the hinge jamb to the stud, at a maximum of 400mm centres, using 10mm diameter x 100mm long masonry bolts

4. Check that the door assembly when in position is perfectly plumb and square

5. Wedge/pack and bolt the closing jamb as per step 3

6. Check that the jambs are straight, check gaps are even 

7. If gaps need adjustment, do this by packing out behind hinges with packers or wedge, or check the hinges in/out further

8. Fill the wedging gap between the frame and masonry using Intumescent Sealant

Door Clearances

Door frame to builders timber stud, 10mm max

Leaf to door frame, 4mm max

Leaf to finished floor level, 10mm max

Our values
To manufacture timber doors and joinery at a consistently high quality, whilst offering great service and a positive
can-do attitude.
 

Our vision
We aim to be one of the top manufacturing companies in the Wellington region, offering well sought-after products and renowned service.