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CE Compliance

To comply with the European Directive doors are required to have CE marking and have been tested to the appropriate standards. At HAG, we pride ourselves in providing a superior service to architects and contractors. Please email or call us if you cannot find the information you require in this section of our website. We will be happy to answer your questions.

CPD – Construction Products Directive

The CPD 89/106/EEC is one of the New Approach Directives. This means its aim is to allow the free movement of construction products across Europe. The CPD is a product-specific set of standard so rather than a generic risk assessment based standard applying to all machinery, each product has its own set of specific standards. Out of the 21 New Approach Directives that call for CE marking, 5 apply to roller shutters. To comply with a New Approach Directive you must satisfy the “essential requirements” of the directive. Third party testing, standards and risk assessments are methods by which compliance is achieved.

Product standards

There are several product standards that specifically apply to Industrial, Commercial, Garage Doors and Gates.

BS EN 13241-1:2003

Industrial, Commercial, Garage Doors and Gates. Part 1 Products without fire resistance or smoke control characteristics. Main product standard which call up the supporting standards.

BS EN 12453:2001

Industrial, Commercial, Garage Doors and Gates. Safety in use of power operated doors – requirements. Includes operational safety of power operated doors including ‘Drawing in’ Limitation of forces’ and the drive system.

BS EN 12604:2000

Industrial, Commercial, Garage Doors and Gates. Mechanical Aspects – Requirements and Classification. Covers the mechanical design of the product including strength calculations, safeguarding against dropping, manual operation forces.

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