Comparing the North American and European Fire Test Standards and Certifications for Fire Doors – Recorded Webinar


This recorded webinar provides an overview on the common fire door tests that are used to certify fire doors across North America and Europe, including UL 10B, UL 10C, ULC S104 and EN 1634.  A detailed review comparing the similarities and differences between the test standards, including the hose stream application, is the primary focus. Also discussed is the UL Fire door certification process and associated resources.


Upon completion of this course, you should be able to: 

  • Recognize the differences between the UL10B/10C, ULC S104 and EN 1634 fire test standards.
  • Understand the intent and specific mechanics of the hose stream test.
  • Gain insight on the path to UL Certification and associated resources

Target Audience

This course is applicable to multiple roles and levels in an organization including, but not limited to: 

  • Fire door manufacturers
  • Fire door suppliers
  • Construction companies and suppliers
  • Facilities and building managers
  • Architects and suppliers 


  • Purpose of the fire doors
  • Types of fire doors
  • Fire door codes and test standards
    • Similarities and differences
  • UL Fire door certifications
  • Resources


    Presenter Biography   

    Luke Woods is the Principal Engineer for the Fire Resistance and Containment group with UL in Northbrook, IL. His experience concentrates on fire protection testing, researching and evaluating of building materials and systems under various fire conditions. Luke is also the ambassador for UL at technical committees throughout the fire protection industry. His primary focus for UL covers the technical matters for fire rated products such as firestop systems, joints, curtain walls, fire doors, fire dampers, fire windows, fire resistant record protection, fire rated structural elements (steelwork, walls, floors, roofs etc.), fire resistive coatings and other fire protection materials. He has been published in several industry magazines and newsletters addressing current testing and certification topics for fire protection.



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    Time Requirement


    Web-Based 60 minutes Free

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