Blast & Hurricane Door and Hardware Solutions

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Critical Factors in Specifying a Door Assembly that Withstands Blasts & Extreme Winds

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Some buildings and spaces, due to the nature of their operations, are susceptible to explosions. Blasts may be predictable, for example, in a laboratory setting, where explosions are generated intentionally. They may be unintentional, as the U.S. and other countries have witnessed when gas refineries, chemical storage, or manufacturing facilities unexpectdely explode. Or isolated events, as in the case of a terrorist or sabotage attack. Other structures are vulnerable to hurricanes and gale-force winds. How, then can we ensure door assemblies remain in place and operable during such an event? Download whitepaper


Need to be protected against the effects of potentially devastating explosions and excessive force or hurricane force winds?

When your facility is susceptible to an intentional or unintentional explosion, rely on ASSA ABLOY's door and hardware assembly that withstands the most stringent blast and hurricane code requirements. The opening meets U.S. government / military safety and security objectives for blast resistance and protects against extreme wind events in the High Velocity Hurricane Zone (HVHZ).

Comprised of the Corbin Russwin BL6600 Series or SARGENT BL7300 Series multi-point locks along with Ceco Door or Curries Multi-Solution Opening doors, this offering is a perfect solution for critical infrastructure, petrochemical, government and military applications.

Maximum Strength

  • Meets ASTM Response Categories 1 and 2
  • Blast 6.16 psi Category I / Hurricane 150 psf and 50 fps
  • Blast 9.74 psi Category II / Hurricane 150 psf and 50 fps
  • Meets UFC 4-010-01 DoD Minimum Anti-terrorism Standards for Buildings
  • ANSI/BHMA A156.37 Grade 1 certified

Maximum Flexibility

  • Offers a full range of mechanical and electromechanical functions and options
  • Three latch points project automatically; Fourth latch point with a single motion.
  • Available with access control options
  • Inswing and outswing applications
  • Available for single doors sized 2'8" x 6'8" up to 4'0" x 8'