EN 16005 specifies requirements regarding design and test methods for power-operated pedestrian doorsets. Examples of how the doorset constructions may be operated include: electro-mechanically, electro-hydraulically, electro-magnetically or pneumatically. It covers safety in the use of power-operated pedestrian doorsets used for normal access as well as in emergency and escape routes and as fire resistance or smoke control doorsets. The type of doorsets covered include power-operated pedestrian sliding, swing and revolving doorsets, including balanced doorsets and folding doorsets with a horizontally moving door leaf.
EN 16005 deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations, and events relevant to power-operated doorsets when they are used as intended and under conditions of misuse. All lifetime phases of the power-operated pedestrian doorsets including transportation, assembly, dismantling, disabling and scrapping are considered by EN 16005.
This standard does not apply to:
— vertically moving doors,
— doors on lifts,
— doors on vehicles,
— power-operated doors or gates mainly intended for vehicular traffic or access for goods,
— doors used in industrial processes,
— partition walls,
— doors outside the reach of people (such as crane gantry fences),
— platform doors,
— traffic barriers.