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Rob D. wrote at 2014-03-24 19:40:27
Finger guards are required on center hung doors if they are power operated (excluding knowing-act or low-energy applications) per ANSI/BHMA A156.10.

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Lori Greene


I can help with code questions related to doors and hardware. I am familiar with the IBC, NFPA 80, NFPA 101, NFPA 105, ADAAG, and ICC/ANSI A117.1. My expertise is specific to door openings.


I have worked in the door and hardware industry since 1986. I have conducted countless presentations on code requirements for doors and hardware, and maintain a blog related to doors and hardware (

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