NFPA 288: Standard Methods of Fire Tests of Horizontal Fire Door Assemblies Installed in Horizontal Fire Resistance-Rated Assemblies
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What is NFPA 288?
NFPA 288: Document Scope
1.1.1 This standard shall apply to horizontal fire door assemblies of various materials and types of construction that are installed in openings of fire resistance–rated floor systems or roofs to retard the passage of fire. 1.1.2 Tests made in conformity with this test method demonstrate the performance of horizontal fire door assemblies during the test exposure; however, such tests shall not be construed as determining the suitability of horizontal fire door assemblies for use after their exposure to fire.
This test method develops data to be used in evaluating the performance of horizontal floor fire door assemblies in fire resistance-rated horizontal assemblies. Official document scope
What does NFPA 288 address?
This standard applies to horizontal fire door assemblies of various materials and types of construction that are installed in openings of fire resistance–rated floor systems or roofs to retard the passage of fire. It measures the ability of the floor fire door assembly to remain in the opening and resist the passage of flame as well as its load carrying ability. Table of Contents

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