ICC ANSI A117 1 2003 PDF

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Where any obstruction within 18 inches mm of the latch side of a doorway projects more than 8 inches mm beyond the face of the door, measured perpendicular to the face of the door, maneuvering clearances for a forward approach shall be provided.

Raised thresholds and changes in level at doorways shall comply with Sections and Distance between two hinged or pivoted doors in series shall be 48 inches mm minimum plus the width of any door swinging into the space.

The space between the doors shall provide a turning space complying with Section Handles, pulls, latches, locks, and other operable parts on accessible doors shall have a shape that is easy to grasp with one hand and does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate.

Operable parts of such hardware shall be 34 inches mm minimum and 48 inches mm maximum above the floor. Where sliding doors are in the fully open position, operating hardware shall be exposed and usable from both sides. Door closers shall be adjusted so that from an open position of 90 degrees, the time required to move the door to an open position of 12 degrees shall be 5 seconds minimum.

Door spring hinges shall be adjusted so that from an open position of 70 degrees, the door shall move to the closed position in 1. Fire doors shall have the minimum opening force allowable by the appropriate administrative authority. The force for pushing or pulling open doors other than fire doors shall be as follows: 1.

Interior hinged door: 5. Sliding or folding door: 5. Door surfaces within 10 inches mm of the floor, measured vertically, shall be a smooth surface on the push side extending the full width of the door. Cavities created by added kick plates shall be capped. Sliding doors shall not be required to comply with Section Tempered glass doors without stiles and having a bottom rail or shoe with the top leading edge tapered at no less than 60 degrees from the horizontal shall not be required to comply with the inch mm bottom rail height requirement.

Doors that do not extend to within 10 inches mm of the floor shall not be required to comply with Section Doors and sidelites adjacent to doors containing one or more glazing panels that permit viewing through the panels shall have the bottom of at least one panel on either the door or an adjacent sidelite 43 inches mm maximum above the floor.

Automatic doors and automatic gates shall comply with Section Doorways shall have a clear opening width of 32 inches mm in power-on and power-off mode. The minimum clear opening width for automatic door systems shall be based on the clear opening width provided with all leafs in the open position.

Maneuvering clearances at power-assisted doors shall comply with Section Thresholds and changes in level at doorways shall comply with Section Doors in series shall comply with Section Manually operated control switches shall comply with Section The clear floor space adjacent to the control switch shall be located beyond the arc of the door swing.

Ramps along accessible routes shall comply with Section Ramp runs shall have a running slope greater than and not steeper than TABLE Cross slope of ramp runs shall not be steeper than Floor surfaces of ramp runs shall comply with Section The clear width of a ramp run shall be 36 inches mm minimum.

Handrails and handrail supports that are provided on the ramp run shall not project into the required clear width of the ramp run. The rise for any ramp run shall be 30 inches mm maximum. Ramps shall have landings at the bottom and top of each ramp run. Landings shall comply with Section


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