Blast & Ballistic Door Selection Criteria

Detienne, Scott
May 2006
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;May2006, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p22
Trade Publication
The article offers information about the building codes with regard to door assemblies. The units including the single or double leaf swing-type doors are known as the door assemblies. Door assemblies have become indispensable due to the increasing man-made threats. Terrorism, criminal and civil disturbances, are some of the examples of man-made threats. The selection of resistant door assemblies is based on three types of threats namely forced entry attacks, ballistic attacks and blast attacks. INSETS: These Boots Are Made for Safe Walking;Wireless Access Before They Get In.


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