Counter Fire Doors
Rolling Counter Fire Doors (also called fire shutters) secure openings above counters and other similar finished openings on interior and exterior walls. When the compact components of Counter Fire Doors are desired, these units can fully close to the floor.
Counter Fire Door Listings: UL 3 HR, 11/2 HR, 1 HR and 3/4 HR Classified labels. Counter Fire Doors are listed with the Office of the California State Fire Marshal.
Sizes: Fits openings up to 16’ wide when height is 7’6” or less, or openings up to 12’ wide when height is 10’ or less.
SmokeShield® Counter Fire Doors: Add optional UL Classified smoke and draft control to counter fire doors. Containing smoke saves lives and building property and also aids in fire containment by slowing oxygen flow to the fire source. It's simple to double up on the protection of your building and may be required by your local building code. Click for more information on SmokeShield Counter Fire Doors .
Material and Finishes: curtains are available in 22 gauge galvanized steel with exclusive GalvaNex™ finish in light gray, powder coating as an available option, or 22 gauge 300 series stainless steel with #4 finish. Galvanized steel endlocks are provided per UL procedure. Additional Material and Finishes information…
Counter Fire Door Mounting: Approved wall types for mounting include rated drywall, masonry, or steel walls.
Operation: M100 FireGard Tube Motors are concealed in the Counter Fire Door's shaft assembly making them ideal for openings with tight clearances around the coil area or to neatly conceal the operator and drive components, avoiding the need for bulky covers. Safe and reliable M100 FireGard™ Tube Motor Operators automatically close Counter Fire Shutters without releasing spring tension or disengaging the operator drive mechanism, providing simple automatic closing system testing and resetting. Available for Counter Fire Doors up to 14' 0" wide, 9' 0" high or a maximum of 90 square feet. M100 bracket mounted motor, chain or crank operating systems are also available. Click on the Operator Information button at right for a full description of these systems. Push up is available for Counter Fire Doors up to 80 sq. ft. where usage and testing is infrequent.
UL Classified 1 1/2 Hour Countertops - when used in conjunction with fire rated counter doors, countertops must also be fire rated. Cornell offers UL classified countertops in two materials:
- Plastic laminate countertops - available in a range of standard laminates in a single piece up to 10' wide, and in two pieces with center joint to 16’ wide.
- 14 gauge, #4 finish stainless steel countertops are custom designed to a maximum wall opening width of 11’2” for face of wall units, 11’10” for between jambs, for a maximum 12” wall thickness.
Cornell’s Rolling Counter Fire Doors with Integral Frame and Countertop, also referred to as Labeled Package Units, are assembled and welded at the factory for a seamless, custom-built look. Units may be fitted to pass window openings without field assembly, becoming an important time saver.
Listings: UL 11/2 HR, 1 HR and 3/4 HR Classified labels.
Sizes: Openings up to 10’ wide by 4’ 9” high in walls 4 1/2” to 12” thick.
Smoke Gasketing available: UL listed perimeter smoke seals / UL tested vinyl astragal are available for providing protection against smoke infiltration at head, guide frames and sill.
Mounting: Approved for mounting to rated drywall or masonry wall construction. Between Jambs Slip-In units are set into finished walls. Between Jambs Built-In units wrap around finished walls; installation is done while wall is being constructed.
Operation: Manual push-up operation, standard motor and tube motor operation available.
Material and Finishes: Curtains are available in 22 gauge galvanized steel with exclusive GalvaNex® finish in light gray, powder coating optional, or #22 gauge 300 series stainless steel with #4 finish.
Countertops: Integral 300 series stainless steel with #4 finish countertops are standard. Separate UL labeled plastic laminate countertops available. Or, choose a No-Countertop option for openings with an existing countertop.