BHMA A156.32-2014

BHMA A156.32-2014

American National Standard for Integrated Door Opening Assemblies



1.1. This Standard establishes requirements for Integrated Door Opening Assemblies with steel, wood and
fiberglass reinforced doors which are supplied to the customer with integral hardware. At a minimum, they
shall include a door, frame, hanging device, and latching mechanism.
1.2. Performance requirements include operational, cycle, abuse and optional security tests.
1.3. Tests described in this Standard are performed under laboratory conditions. In actual usage, results may
vary because of installation, maintenance and environmental conditions.
1.4. Assemblies provided for fire protection shall have components that have been tested and listed for use on
fire door openings by a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and shall be under an in-plant
follow-up inspection program.
1.5 The tests in this Standard were selected to verify the performance and interaction of the
door/frame/hardware assembly in a way not covered in their component standards. Hardware components
shall be certified to the requirements of the applicable ANSI/BHMA Standards where a certification program
is provided. The grade of the hardware components shall be equal to or higher than the grade of the integrated
door opening assembly.

Additional Info

Author Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association
Published by BHMA
Document type Standard
Theme /subgroups/2186
Number of pages 12
Replace BHMA A156.32-2008
Keyword BHMA A156.32-2014
ANSI Approved