1. What regulations apply to automatic doors in Australia
AADIF promotes industry best practice, and compliance to NCC-BCA and Australian Standards are essential to ensure the safety of all pedestrians and protection of industry stakeholders.
Doers your automatic door provider actively engage in best practice?
To purchase Australian Standards, please visit the http://infostore.saiglobal.com/store/.
2. AADIF Product Advisory Notice – Only buy automatic pedestrian doors that have been tested by a NATA accredited laboratory.
Please Note: NATA – National Association of Testing Authorities is an accreditation body. NATA does not certify or endorse any products and any previous references implying that NATA certified or endorsed any product were inaccurate and have been amended.
3. Compliance Certificates
The following companies have met the testing requirements for (nominated) operators as outlined within AS5007.
Exova Warringtonfire are NATA accredited in the compliance testing of powered automatic door operators as stipulated in AS5007 Section 4.6 and Appendix D..
|COMPANY||OPERATOR MODEL #||TESTED BY|
|ADIS Automatic Doors||Sliding Door Operator Model No: NG-IDOOR||Exova Warringtonfire|
|Auto Ingress||Model No: LD220B
Model No: LS300
|BriTer Door Solutions||Model No: BDS4||Exova Warringtonfire|
|BJ Talbot Auto Doors||Sliding Door Operator Model No: DSH-250||Exova Warringtonfire|
|DORMA Australia||Sliding Door Operator Model No: EL301
Swing Door Operator Model No: ED100
Sliding Door Operator Model No: AL401
Sliding Door Operator Model No: HD200
Sliding Door Operator Model No: ES200
Swing Door Operator Model No: ED250
Frameless Breakout Sliding Door Operator Model No: EL301
4. USEFUL LINKS
AS5007 clause 4.6 ‘Verification of Compliance’ requires all powered door operators to be NATA tested to comply with clause 188.8.131.52 and 4.4.2 and a NATA test report is your reassurance that the product you are purchasing has been independently tested and validated.
The tests ensure verification and validation of high quality products – engineered to suit their stated maximum door weight, designed to operate under extreme temperature conditions and critically designed to open doors at this maximum door weight under loss of mains power to permit safe egress/escape.
AS5007 – Clause 184.108.40.206a minimum 1 million cycle endurance test
AS5007 – Clause 220.127.116.11b & c – minimum 1000 cycles at -15 degress and + 50 degrees Celsius
AS5007 – Clause 4.4.2a – minimum 40 cycles when subjected to mains power failure
NATA Accredited laboratories in the testing to AS: 5007 (section 4.6 & testing to Appendix D)