FprEN 16005

Power operated pedestrian doorsets - Safety in use - Requirements and test methods

General information

45.99 Dispatch of FV draft to CCMC   Jan 4, 2023


CEN/TC 33 Doors, windows, shutters, building hardware and curtain walling

European Norm

91.060.50   Doors and windows


This document specifies requirements regarding design and test methods for power operated pedestrian doorsets. Examples of how the doorset constructions may be operated include: electro-mechanically, electro-hydraulically, electro-magnetically or pneumatically.
This document covers safety in use of power operated pedestrian doorsets used for normal access as well as in emergency and escape routes and as fire resistance and/or smoke control doorsets.
The type of doorsets covered include power operated pedestrian sliding, swing and revolving doorsets, including balanced doorsets and folding doorsets with a horizontally moving door leaf.
This document deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to power operated doorsets when they are used as intended and under conditions of misuse which are reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer.
All lifetime phases of the power operated pedestrian doorsets including transportation, assembly, dismantling, disabling and scrapping are considered by this document.
This document does not apply to:
- vertically moving doors;
- doors on lifts;
- doors on vehicles;
- power operated doors or gates mainly intended for vehicular traffic or access for goods;
- doors used in industrial processes;
- partition walls;
- doors outside the reach of people (such as crane gantry fences);
- turnstiles;
- platform doors;
- traffic barriers.
This document does not cover special functions of doorsets, such as security in banks, airports, etc. or fire and/or smoke compartmentation, where conformity of the specific function with requirements of the application is the preference.
This document does not deal with any specific requirements on noise emitted from power operated pedestrian doorsets as their noise emission is not considered to be a relevant hazard.
NOTE Noise emission of power operated pedestrian doorsets is not a significant hazard for the users of these products. It is a comfort aspect.
This document is not applicable to power operated pedestrian doorsets manufactured before the date of its publication.
This document does not cover operation in environments where there is a risk of explosion.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Directive 2006/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast)

Life cycle


EN 16005:2012


FprEN 16005
45.99 Dispatch of FV draft to CCMC
Jan 4, 2023