Detention doors are made from 14 or 12 gauge steel and have high-security hinges, lock and strike, and other unique hardware preps .

HMF Express detention products conform to HMMA 863: GUIDE SPECIFICATIONS FOR DETENTION SECURITY HOLLOW METAL DOORS AND FRAMES, with these exceptions:

  • 12 gauge maximum side channel
  • Side channels run full height and continuously welded to top and bottom channels
  • 11 gauge strike reinforcement
  • Flexible conduit option only
  • No test report on ASTM 1458 for impact, static load, door rack, and edge crush; also no test reports on this construction for UL-752 (bullet)
  • Steel stiffeners spacing is 4″ and are spot welded in place on 3″ centers

Contact our sales team to discuss your project requirements and our capabilities