Fire-Rated AMP-Clad Door provides appearance of wood.

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Tested in accordance with UBC 7-2, NFPA 225, and UL 10C requirements for interior applications, SL-22 passes 1½ hr positive pressure test, hose stream test, and 250°F temperature rise tests to achieve Warnock Hersey listing for fire-rating applications. Product, available with 30, 45, 60, or 90 min fire-ratings, will not warp, split, peel, or rot and does not require periodic refinishing. Unaffected by elements and humid environments, AMP surface resists stains, scuffs, and impacts.



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New Fire-Rated AMP-Clad Door



Matches Special-Lite AMP Flush Doors [ED12]

Special-Lite has announced the availability of their new Fire-Rated AMP-Clad Door (model SL-22). The SL-22 is the perfect complement to Special-Lite's AMP (Acrylic-Modified Polyester) Flush Doors for interior applications that require a 90-minute fire door. Tested in accordance with UBC 7-2, NFPA 225, and UL 10C requirements for interior applications, the SL-22 has passed the 1-1/2 hour positive pressure test, hose stream test, and 250 °F (121°C) temperature rise tests to achieve Warnock Hersey listing for fire-rating applications in the United States. The SL-22 is available with 30, 45, 60 or 90-minute fire-ratings.

Special-Lite AMP Doors provide the traditional appearance of wood, without the disadvantages of real wood. Special-Lite AMP Doors can't warp, split, peel or rot, and don't require periodic refinishing. The AMP surface offers a degree of resistance to stains, scuffs and impacts that can easily damage wood. It's also unaffected by the elements and humid environments, and offers good cleanability.

Nonfire-rated Special-Lite AMP Flush Doors are available in a Colonial style (Model SL-18), a classic 6-panel style door designed to meet the aesthetic considerations of Georgian and Colonial style architecture, and a Wood Grain style (Model SL-19) Flush Door.

The SL-22 Fire-Rated Door features the same AMP face sheet as the SL-19 Wood Grain Flush Door bonded to a mineral core with Fire Stop perimeter for secure hardware attachment. Edge capping and vision lite kits are natural finish stainless steel similar in appearance to clear anodized aluminum.

A sales sheet introducing the Fire-Rated AMP-Clad Door (Model SL-22) is available from authorized Special-Lite sales representatives, by calling Special-Lite at 1-800-821-6531, or by visiting www.special-lite.com.

About Special-Lite, Inc.
Based in Decatur, Michigan, Special-Lite manufactures complete entrance systems consisting of flush, monumental, colonial doors, panels and framing for new construction and replacement installations in educational, commercial, institutional, industrial and municipal applications. The company was founded in 1971 and pioneered the use of fiberglass reinforced polyester (FRP) material for door skins in the early 1980's, and today is the largest volume producer of FRP doors in the U.S. In October 2005, Special-Lite's Flush and Monumental Doors were the first to earn GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certification(R). For more information on Special-Lite's doors and entrances, visit www.special-lite.com or call (800) 821-6531.

The GREENGUARD INDOOR AIR QUALITY CERTIFIED Mark is a registered certification mark used under license through the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute.

Contacts:
Dan Depta
Ph: 800-821-6531
Fx: 800-423-7610
Daniel_Depta@special-lite.com

Kris Brown
Ph: 616-957-2000
Fx: 616-957-3514
kbrown@alexandermarketing.com

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