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What is Seadec Manucheck?

At Seadec, we take immense pride in presenting our 3rd party accredited certification for fire door sets. Backed by stringent third-party regulation and approval from industry-leading joineries and door manufacturers, our fire doors stand as a true testament to our unwavering commitment to quality and compliance.

It is imperative to acknowledge that “Seadec Manucheck” certification, with its rigorous and extensive regulatory oversight, instils utmost confidence and reliance in Seadec’s fire doors among architects, specifiers, joineries, and all esteemed members of the building industry.

What is required under regulations? 

Under the technical guidance document Part B, Appendix B mandates strict requirements for complete fire door sets’ correct assembly and permanent identification. To comply with these regulations, each fire door set must bear crucial details, including the assembler’s name, date of supply, fire door classification number, and fire door rating. These crucial pieces of information serve as a comprehensive record of the fire door’s specifications, ensuring that it meets the appropriate fire safety standards and can be relied upon to safeguard lives and property in the event of a fire. By adhering to these regulatory guidelines, stakeholders can ensure the utmost fire safety assurance and maintain full compliance with the necessary building regulations.

 

 

Safety is Seadec’s number one concern. 

Seadec Manucheck is an independently audited 3rd party scheme. It is designed to certify that your fire door sets are compliant with: EN 1634.1 – fire door certification to European standards and BS 8214 – Code of practise for the assembly of fire door sets.

As a specifier or contractor,  look for the Seadec Manucheck logo to ensure complete confidence in your fire door sets.

For more information contact Seadec or take a look at our website www.seadec.ie.

1. Required Under TGD Part B Appendix B

Under TGD Part B, Appendix B mandates strict requirements for complete fire door sets’ correct assembly and permanent identification. To comply with these regulations, each fire door set must bear crucial details, including the assembler’s name, date of supply, fire door classification number, and fire door rating. These crucial pieces of information serve as a comprehensive record of the fire door’s specifications, ensuring that it meets the appropriate fire safety standards and can be relied upon to safeguard lives and property in the event of a fire. By adhering to these regulatory guidelines, stakeholders can ensure the utmost fire safety assurance and maintain full compliance with the necessary building regulations.

Summary of Regulations
Summary
  • Technical Guidance document part B appendix B
  • Complete fire door set
  • Correct assembly
  • Permanent identification
    • Assembler name
    • Date supplied
    • Fire door classification number
    • Fire door rating

2. Specifier Concerns

With Seadec Manucheck Fire Doors, all your concerns regarding fire door compliance are put to rest. Our commitment to adhering to the highest standards ensures that every fire door set is assembled with precision, using the correct configurations and components to guarantee structural integrity and fire resistance.

Due to the strictly regulated compliance within Seadec Doors, our Seadec Manucheck certified doors and components have been rigorously tested ensuring only the utmost quality and safety are used throughout our projects.

Summary of Concerns
Summary
  • Use of correct door set configurations
  • Use of correct door set components
  • Location of hinges, locks etc
  • Use of glazing options
  • Use of concealed closers
Is everything specified compliant with the fire door classification report? With Manucheck, it is! 
3. Accreditation
Compliance with Fire Door Regulations requires accreditation based on EN 1634 standards, which serves as the foundation for ensuring fire-resistant door sets. This accreditation is obtained through certification by EU notified assessors, affirming the doors’ adherence to the prescribed safety benchmarks. To provide added assurance, an independent label is affixed to the door set, accompanied by a joinery ID label. By meeting these accreditation requirements, specifiers and fire officers gain certainty in the fire doors’ performance and reliability. Moreover, this compliance significantly boosts confidence in the joinery, as it demonstrates a commitment to upholding the highest standards of fire safety in all projects.
Summary of Accreditation
Summary
  • EN 1634 based accreditation.
  • Certified by EU notified assessors.
  • Independent label for door set fitted along with joinery ID label.
  • Certainty for Specifiers and fire officers.
  • Improved Confidence in the Joinery.

4. About Seadec Manucheck

Seadec Manucheck offers a comprehensive approach to fire door quality and compliance. It includes strict manufacturing control, ensuring the highest standards are upheld. With traceability measures in place, the origin of each fire door can be verified, providing an added layer of reliability. In-house calibration further guarantees accuracy and consistency throughout the manufacturing process. Additionally, joineries receive thorough assessments and desk audits in-house, while the assembly of door sets is meticulously inspected by test house assessors on-site. The scheme includes a scope document, a certificate of approval, and an independent audit report exclusive to each joinery, fostering transparency and confidentiality throughout the accreditation process.

Summary About Seadec Manucheck
Summary
  • Manufacturing control
  • Traceability
  • In house calibration
  • In house joinery assessment/desk audit (Assembly of door set inspected by test house assessor)
  • Scope Document
  • Certificate of Approval
  • Independent audit report – Exclusive and Confidential for Each Joinery

5. About ITeC

ITeC, the independent not-for-profit institute for technical support and advancement in construction products in Spain, has played a crucial role in the construction industry since its establishment in 1978. Its significance grew exponentially when it took charge of overseeing the construction of the iconic Barcelona Olympic village. Since then, ITeC has been at the forefront of assessing and certifying construction products, ensuring their compliance with rigorous standards. Presently, they are recommending the prestigious ApTO certificate for our Seadec Manucheck scheme, acknowledging the excellence and adherence to quality that our project exemplifies.

Summary of ITeC
Summary
  • EN 1634 based accreditation.
  • Certified by EU notified assessors.
  • Independent label for door set fitted along with joinery ID label.
  • Certainty for Specifiers and fire officers.
  • Improved Confidence in the Joinery.

6. Benefits of Seadec Manucheck

Seadec Manucheck offers a host of benefits, providing clear detailing of approved configurations and door set components. This level of transparency enhances the joinery’s exposure as a correctly certified and reliable provider. Moreover, it instils confidence across various stakeholders, including architects, fire officers, contractors, building managers, management companies, housing assurance agencies, housing associations, home buyers, and landlords. With Seadec’s Manucheck, everyone involved gains peace of mind, knowing they can trust in the certified quality and compliance of the fire doors, ensuring safety and excellence for all projects and properties.

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Summary About Benefits
Summary
  • Clear detailing of approved configurations
  • Clear detailing of approved door set components
  • Increase Joinery exposure as correctly certified
    Confidence for :
    • Architects
    • Fire officers
    • Contractors
    • Building managers
    • Management companies
    • Housing assurance agencies
    • Housing Associations
    • Home buyers
    • Landlords
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We have an established history of working alongside architects and designers on both residential and commercial projects. Our support for projects can include both technical and help with product selection. On fire doors we can provide detailed support where required to ensure you make the right choices for your project.
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