These test methods determine the ability of sliding door
assemblies to restrain, delay, or frustrate forced entry.
For purposes of these test methods, sliding door assemblies are
defined as described in 1.2.1 – 1.2.4 and as shown in Fig. 1.
Sliding door assemblies with a combination of operable panels and
fixed panels (lites) shall be classified and tested separately for
Type A—A sliding door assembly which incorporates one or more
sliding panels that lock to the jamb.
Type B—A sliding door assembly which incorporates one
or more sliding panels that lock to an intermediate
Type C—A sliding door assembly which incorporates one
or more sliding panels that abut and lock to other
Type D—A sliding door assembly which incorporates one
or more fixed or stationary panels that are designed not to
NOTE 1—See Fig. 1 for graphic depiction of sliding door assembly
The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as
standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical
conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and
are not considered standard.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety
concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility
of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and
health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory
limitations prior to use.
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