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Concealment delivers benefits for housing

Concealment delivers benefits for housing

Powermatic controlled, concealed door closers from Samuel Heath tick all the right boxes when it comes to meeting the legislation, regulations and product performance standards that govern fire safety and accessibility. They also deliver a number of practical benefits that make them particularly well-suited to housing applications.Where fire performance is concerned, the door closer meets the requirements of BS EN 1154 and, as such, carries the CE mark. It has also been independently tested and proved to meet the requirements for one hour and half-hour fire doors under BS EN 1634-1.Powermatic also offers operating efficiencies that enable it to assure a door’s compliance with Approved Document M of the Building Regulations.In addition, Powermatic is particularly suited to housing sit...

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Yeoman Shield New Guardian Handrails Prove a Hit at Bradford Royal Infirmary

Yeoman Shield New Guardian Handrails Prove a Hit at Bradford Royal Infirmary

BRADFORD ROYAL INFIRMARY BECAME THE FIRST TO TAKE DELIVERY OF 2 OF YEOMAN SHIELD'S NEW HANDRAIL PRODUCTS FOR THE ENT OUT PATIENTS CLINIC AND SERVICE CORRIDOR. The Hospital were finding that the walls in the service corridor were starting to become damaged and marked from impact caused by carts and trolleys. As part of the service corridor is sloped it was decided that both a hand and protection rail would be required in this instance. Yeoman Shield were able to offer a solution with their New Guardian Twin Handrail consisting of an upper 50mm dia. Handrail (available in a PVCu, Timber or Stainless Steel option) and a lower protection rail (either 200mm or 125mm deep) mounted on a solid MDF or Aluminium core. The system offers the support of a handrail coupled with the protection rail which...
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CPDs of the month

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29th Apr, 2016

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