Product Categories
Fireco Ltd
Play Video

Watch Video

Fireco Dorgard Wireless Fire Door Retain

Fireco Dorgard Wireless Fire Door Retainers

Product Code: DG2000

Customer Rating: 5 stars

Fireco Dorgard Wireless Fire Door Retainers Key Features

  • All Dorgard orders to England, Wales & Scotland (excluding highlands) will be upgraded to Next Day Delivery FREE OF CHARGE

  • Reduces use of touch surfaces such as door handles and therefore can help prevent the transfer of COVID-19 & other germs
  • Installed easily in under five minutes
  • CE Marked
  • Legally holds open Fire Doors
  • Wire-Free Technology
  • Improves ventilation within a building
  • Enables greater access throughout a building
  • Battery Operated - Supplied complete with 2 x C Size Alkaline Batteries
  • Automatically releases a fire door upon hearing the fire alarm activating
  • Manufactured in the UK
  • Automatic Night Time Release
  • 2 Year Manufacturers Warranty

Product Information

We guarantee to have the best price available on Dorgard Fire Door Retainers. If you have seen a cheaper quotation elsewhere we guarantee to beat it so please call 0800 955 3600.

Dorgard is the easy, safe and legal solution to holding fire doors open, while automatically closing on the sound of an alarm. You often see fire doors being held open by boxes, wedges or fire extinguishers, but you may not be aware this is actually breaking the law.  Dorgard is easy to install and will help you meet the fire regulations without having to fit an expensive and intrusive alternative. Dorgard installs in under 5 minutes!

How does the Dorgard help reduce the spread of germs?

Fire Doors must remain closed in the event of a fire but closed doors means handles and touch surfaces have to be used frequently which could spread germs such as COVID-19. However the Dorgard can be used to hold open a door reducing the need to touch door handles, which could be contaminated, whilst offering compliance with the law ensuring the door is closed in the event of a fire.

Advanced Brand Banner

Dorgard Fire Door Retainer Box Contents

Each Dorgard is supplied with:

  • 1 x New Generation Dorgard
  • 1 x Floor plate
  • 4 x Fixing screws - For Dorgard
  • 4 x Fixing screws & rawl plugs - For floor plate
  • 2 x C Size alkaline batteries
  • 1 x Automatic Fire Door Keep Clear Sign
  • Fitting guide, user guide, "Do Not Use" card

About Dorgards: 

Dorgard's are fully automatic and will release the fire door when an alarm is heard. Being completely wire free and battery operated installation is easy, quick, non disruptive and can be fitted to most internal doors, even glass, up to a power size 7 (Maximum Door Width 1600mm, Maximum Door Weight 160kg).  The Dorgard Fire Door Retainer is affixed to your fire door with four screws and takes approximately 5 minutes to install, a fitting guide is even supplied to show you how to affix the Dorgard. Once you have inserted two C-size batteries (supplied), Dorgard is ready for duty. 

How Do Dorgards work? 

Holding a door open couldn't be simpler. Push the door open to the required position and depress the plunger. The door will now stay open until there is a a sound above 65 db. Once the fire alarm sounds, the Dorgard will pick up the noise and after approximately 14 seconds, the plunger will push upwards releasing the fire door allowing it to close. 

Automatic Timer Closing

Although the Dorgard can be used to hold open a fire door 24 hours a day, it is not ideal at night. The Dorgard has an Automatic Night Time Release feature. Dorgard has an internal clock, which allows the user to set a time for the Dorgard to automatically release a fire door. The Dorgard will then not operate as a hold open device until the next morning at a time set by the user. This allows the Dorgard to hold open doors during the working hours of the property & then release at a set time ensuring the fire doors are correctly closed when the building is not in use.

How to Operate A Dorgard 

To hold the door open:

Open the door to the required 'hold open' position, or open fully against the bump stop of the floor plate (if fitted). Stand sideways to the door. Press the black knob on top of the Dorgard down using your foot. Greater foot pressure may be needed depending upon force from the door closer or the type of floor surface. Whilst depressing the black knob pull the door gently in the direction of closing. Remove your foot and let go of the door. 

To release Dorgard manually 

Lightly kick the black knob toward the door. Or push the door in the direction of opening. Dorgard can only be released by kicking the black plunger knob if a floor plate is installed. Dorgard Applications Dorgard is ideally suited to hotels, office buildings, guest houses and any buildings where hard wiring door release mechanisms is not an option. 

Technical Details

Manufacturer: Fireco
Dimensions: Overall Height: 205mm.
Main Casing Height: 150mm.
Width: 195mm.
Depth: 45mm
Weight : Product Weight: 700g (Including Batteries)
Boxed Weight: 950g
Power: 2 x 1.5V C Size alkaline Batteries, supplied.(Do not use rechargeable batteries). Expected life 12 months.
Trigger: By alarms compliant with BS5849-3
Approvals and Standards: BS EN 1155: 1997 Building Hardware. Electrically powered hold-open devices for swing doors. (Manufacturer’s classification number 357113)

EN61000-6-1:2001 Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). Generic standards. Immunity for residential, commercial and light industrial environments.

EN61000-6-3:2001+A11:2004. Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). Generic standards. Emission standard for residential, commercial and light industrial environments

BS 7273-4 category C. Code of practice for the operation of fire protection measures. Activation of release mechanisms for doors.

European patent number: 0635092

USA patent number: 5525963

Customer Reviews

  • from Highland Rating:5 stars

    I have bought 2 of this product and they are great for keeping a door open for residents to go through when transferring in wheelchairs. Work well with the fire alarm.

  • from Derby Rating:5 stars

    Dorgard arrived but without floorplate & sign. Called Safefire & sent email photo of the box & contents, very helpful and missing contents arrived next day. Brilliant service and resolution of a problem.

  • from Oswestry, Shropshire Rating:5 stars

    Start to finish an easy transaction .

Delivery Information

Returns & Refunds

£0.00 Ex Vat

£0.00 Inc Vat

In stock:In stock

Buying in Bulk?

See our Bulk Discounts

Larger Quantities?
Please call 0800 955 3600