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Melbourne Fire Doors

Fire Doors



Fire Rated Doors

We offer a wide range of 1Hr, 2Hr & 4Hr fire rated doors manufactured in accordance with AS/NZS 1905.1 2005 and complying with BCA C3, C3.6 – 3.11 (G)

Our fire rated doors are suitable for all commercial and residential situations.

Various types of finishes (veneers) can be used such as paint grade ply, Tasmanian Oak, Tempered Hardboard, MDF and many others.

For all the latest pricing and stock availability please contact Melbourne fire doors.

Stock Items

Fire rated Maxi doors with either paint grade ply, Pre primed hardboard or MDF facings.

  • 2045 x 820 x 47mm
  • 2045 x 870 x 47mm
  • 2045 x 920 x 47mm
  • 2045 x 1020 x 47mm

Custom size Fire doors.

Mini single Fire rated doors 37mm thick up to 2Hr rating.


Fire rated vision panels:  300x200, 450x120, 600x100.
Fire rated vent grills:       300x600, 450x450.
Fire rated hardware.

Sliding Fire Doors.

Melbourne Fire Doors can manufacture and install sliding fire doors, up to 5500mm high and 8000mm wide, with fire ratings from 1 to 4 hours.

Hinged Fire Doors

Fire doors are manufactured to comply with AS1905.1, in a range of sizes and finishes, and are tested to AS1530.4. The doors are available in 2 types.

  • “Maxi”, 45 to 47mm in thickness, suitable for single doors, pairs of doors, double action and sliding doors. Fire Resistance Levels (FRL) from 30 minutes to 4 hours.
  • “Mini”, 36 to 38mm in thickness, only suitable for single door applications, up to 2 hour FRL.

Hardware and Seals

To Comply with AS1905.1, all hinged fire doors must be self closing and self latching. (no latching required on double action doors).  To achieve this, fire doors must be fitted with the correct fire rated hardware, comprising heavy duty hinges, latching device and door closer. Pairs of doors will require a sequential closing device and concealed autobolt, as well as a closer on each leaf.  Fire rated roller bolts can be used where locking of doors is not required.

Smoke seals are not required on fire doors to comply with AS1905.1, but may be necessary depending on the building surveyor or fire engineer’s requirements.

Doors can be finished with a variety of facings.

  • MDF
  • Pre Primed Hardboard
  • Paint quality Plywood
  • Vic Ash or other fancy veneers
  • Zinc sheet. 0.55mm
  • Stainless steel
  • Colorbond
  • Bolection Mouldings
  • Extra MDF or timber panels (1hr FRL)

Optional extras available on fire doors are

  • Kickplates
  • Push plates
  • Return Air Grills. (up to 2 per door)
  • 450 x 450 or 600 x 300
  • Vision panels. (up to 2 per door)
  • 300 x 200, 450 x 120 or 600 x 100
  • Hardwood internal styles
  • Preparation for seals

Standard size fire doors, both Maxi and Mini, are kept in stock, in either pre primed hardboard or paint quality plywood, and limited quantities of Zinc clad doors are also stocked.

Standard sizes.

  • 2045 x 820
  • 2045 x 870
  • 2045 x 920
  • 2045 x 1020

Custom sized doors are manufactured to order. Lead time for these doors can range from 2 to 4 weeks, depending on workload at the time an order is placed.

Special finish doors.

Both Maxi and Mini fire doors can be faced with an extra 6mm thickness of MDF, suitable for routing a pattern on the face of the door, or solid timber panelling, ready for staining.

Fire doors also have good acoustic properties, and with various combinations of seals and steel sheeting, can attain ratings of 30rw up to  39rw.

Various configurations of hinged fire doors can be manufactured, as shown below.

Mullion frames with 2 single doors, pair and a single or 2 pairs of doors

Single or double doors with fixed or removable transoms.

Single doors with no transom.

Door frames

Fire door frames are usually pressed metal, but timber or MDF frames can also be used. There are specific size requirements for non metal frames.

All fire door frames must be backfilled to comply with AS1905.1-2015

Fire Door FRL

FRL on fire doors is related to the wall construction. Concrete or masonry, up to 4 hours. Plaster stud walls up to 2 hours.

Fire Door Clearances

To comply with AS1905.1-2005, clearance between the door and frame, top and both sides,  must be 3mm.
Clearance between the bottom of the door and finished floor must be min 3mm and maximum of 10mm”
Maximum distance from the underside of the door to the structure is 25mm.

Fire door upgrading.

It is common to have non rated doors in buildings that need to be converted to fire rated doors. This could be because of renovations, change of regulations or simply human error.

Most times, existing frames do not need to be removed, but modified so fire doors can be fitted.

With single doors, requiring a 2hour FRL, the door stop is built up to 25mm by fitting a metal capping

Another option is the use of Kilargo KG5102 intumescent seals, placed in the corner of the frame rebate. This method is also approved for a 2hour FRL, depending on the wall construction.

It is possible to upgrade double door frames by welding new frame sections to the existing door frame. Again, the maximum FRL is 2 hours.



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