Metal doors user manual


  1. Metal doors are divided into security doors, fire doors, universal doors for technical rooms, and exterior doors according to their intended use. Each door type has its own structural characteristics to ensure its properties. Proper and purposeful use is required for each door type during its extended period of use.
  2. Usually, doors are opened by releasing the lock deadlock using the door handle. In cases where the door lock has been previously locked with a key, it must be unlocked with the key.
  3. Mechanical objects that could damage the surface of the door leaf and frame must not be used when opening the door. The door stopper provided should be used to keep the door open. It is prohibited to place objects between the door leaf and frame that hinder closing.
  4. Fire doors should generally be in the closed position. Fire doors that are held open must be equipped with automatic closing devices.


  1. It is advisable to regularly maintain metal doors, no less than every six months. In places with intensive use and active outdoor conditions, maintenance should be performed no less than every three months.
  2. Check the operation of the door latches, locks, and closers during opening and closing. Clean the openings of the latches and lock receivers if needed, and adjust the closer’s movement.
  3. Clean and lubricate the working surfaces of locks and latches with liquid lock oil.
  4. Check the tightness of screws on locks, handles, latches, and closers. Tighten if necessary.
  5. Check the alignment of fire-rated double doors and the functioning of automatic latches. Adjust if necessary.
  6. Inspect the condition of door hinges and lubricate the hinge pivot and bearings with solid lubricant.
  7. Check the gaps between the frame and the door leaf, the presence and functionality of seals. Replace seals if necessary.
  8. Check the functioning of electric locks, strike plates, and door holding mechanisms during manual operation and using control switches.
  9. For metal doors with glass openings, inspect the condition and attachment of glass holding strips and seals.
  10. Inspect the metal door’s paint surfaces for any damages. Perform touch-up paint repairs if needed.
  11. For cleaning and maintenance of the door’s painted surfaces, use general cleaning agents that can be diluted with water. The use of solvents containing equivalents of acetone, nitro solvent, and gasoline is prohibited.
  12. Regularly check with an induction tester to ensure that the product is not under electrical voltage. Otherwise, turn off the electricity and perform grounding work. Electrical work should only be carried out by qualified electricians.
  13. Failure to perform door maintenance and the improper use of the door may lead to the termination of the warranty provided by Pumeko AS for the door.