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Fire Door Assembly Inspection

Thank you for visiting  I am Lori Greene, and my role with Allegion is to provide education and support on the code requirements that affect door openings.  On this site you can find in-depth information about accessibility codes, fire door assemblies, life-safety and egress, as well as the code requirements for electrified hardware.

Fire door assemblies play an important role in protecting building occupants from the spread of smoke and flames.  Here’s a video all about fire door assemblies:

The rest of our whiteboard animation videos can be found on the Allegion Training page, or on the Videos page of

Fire door assemblies are required by NFPA 80 to be inspected after installation, after maintenance, and annually, to ensure that they are functioning properly.  If you’d like to order any of our laminated fire door inspection cards, just drop me an email with your name, shipping address, and the quantity you need.  The cards measure 4 inches x 12 inches and contain information about the NFPA 80 requirements for fire door assembly inspections:

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Additional information on fire door inspection is available here:

There are about 70 other articles about door-related codes on my Articles page.

You can also download the Allegion Code Reference Guide here.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact your local Allegion representative.

12 Responses to “Fire Door Assembly Inspection”

  1. Carl Glebowski says:

    Hi Lori,
    I just read your post about the Fire Door inspection cards. Please send me 6 of these cards.

    Carl Glebowski(138)
    VA Medical Center
    619 South Marion Avenue
    Lake City, Florida 32025

  2. cda says:

    I got my envelope today and the laminated checklist is great.

    I got enough to pass to the building department!!!


  3. Al Maalouf says:

    How often should the fusible links be replaced on a fire door?

    • Lori says:

      Hi Al –

      I don’t know, but I’ve asked our engineering department and I’ll let you know what they say.

      – Lori

  4. Jerry Schwarz says:

    chould you please send me 5 of the Fire Door Inspection cards Jerry Schwarz Health Park Medical Ctr 9981 Health Park Circle Ft Myers Fl 33908

  5. Frank says:

    Could you please send me 5 of the Fire Door Inspection cards. Thank you.

    Frank Jimenez
    2119 SW 195th Ave
    Miramar FL 33029

  6. Maruthi Ram says:

    Hi lori,

    Its great. I am trying to take Allegion products dealership since long time, nobody is turning up to discuss with me, even though I purchased a lot of Panic exit devices from Allegion. Pls send me full detailed information, and if any training classes available please let me know.


  7. Jean Tessmer says:

    Send 6 cards please to Jean Tessmer
    PO Box 29
    Kula Hawaii 96790
    Thank you

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