Won-Door FireGuard™ with Access Control

Deployable Access Control Barrier



Won-Door FireGuard Access Control Options

Won-Door™ access control barriers

Won-Door™ access control barriers are used at the Swiss Consulate General in San Francisco.

Won-Door access control barriers software

The Won-Door operating system has the ability to interface with Building Management Systems (BMS) software.

Won-Door FireGuard Classic and FireGuard CS fire doors have Access Control options available.  This option effectively creates a deployable access control barrier.  It can be used to compartmentalize and/or limit access into selected areas of a building.
OPTION:  Level 1 Access Control:  The Exit Device shall not respond when pressed until activated/over-ridden by signal from smoke detector or fire alarm.  A rigid jamb stop and key switch shall be provided for authorized operation of the door assembly.  A signal from the smoke detector or fire alarm will automaticall override the access control feature.  At least one key-switch is required.

OPTION: Level 2 Access Control:  The door(s) shall be programmable such that when in the access control mode, the exit device(s) shall not respond when pressed until activated/over-ridden by a signal from the smoke detector or fire alarm.  Door(s) shall also include a steel sliding jamb, rigid jamb stops and 10 gauge steel vertical reinforcement to the lead post.  An electromagnetic locking brake shall be added to the motor operator assemble to provide 400-500 pounds of resistance to manual opening.  Key-switch/alarm module shall be provided to open/close/reset the door(s).Note: Level 1 and Level 2 Access Control options are independent systems and may not be specified together.

Details / Specs

Contact your local representative for additional assistance with specifications, details, & pricing information.

SPECIFICATIONS: The product link below can be used to download specifications that include access control options for FireGuard Classic and FireGuard CS.  

Please note: The specification includes all available options and should be edited to meet the requirements of your project.  Access Control Options are found under 2.03; Paragraphs J and K.



The Won-Door FireGuard fire door assembly may only be installed and serviced by factory-trained personnel. However, it is important that building personnel have a basic understanding of their purpose and operation.

Printed manuals offering more complete information are available in the "more info" tab, from your sales representative or by calling (800) 453-8494. In addition, the following are typical questions that may arise:

How do I operate the Won-Door FireGuard door?

The UL listed Won-Door FireGuard assembly is installed in the open position, typically in a storage pocket, closing upon a signal from either a smoke detector or fire alarm system. The door assembly operates on a 12 volt DC system that includes batteries, a transformer and a microprocessor. A 120-volt AC line connected to a junction box in the storage pocket near the “Control Box” is used to continually float charge the batteries at 13.6 volts. Upon activation of a building alarm, the door will close automatically. The speed at which the door closes can vary, but it is typically set to close at 9 inches per second. Concurrent with the building alarm will be the activation of the horn, an audible signal sounding a steady tone indicating that the system is in “Fire Mode.” It will remain in this condition until the system is physically reset.

How do I reset the door?

Alarm activation is the major reason that resetting the door will be necessary. After the alarm has been cleared, reset the system by operating the rocker switch first to the Close/Clear position to reset the door, then to the Open/Mute position to put the door back into its storage pocket.

How do I get the door to open?

Once the door is in the fully closed position it can be reopened using one of the three following methods.

  • Press the Close/Clear | Open/Mute (CCOM) rocker switch to the Open/Mute position. This will engage the motor and open the partition. The switch is located on one side near the leading edge of the door assembly. Once the door is in operation, it can be stopped at any point by pressing the same switch to the Close/Clear position.
  • Depress the Exit Hardware. Minimal pressure applied anywhere on this plate will cause the door to retract a preset distance from its closed position. If the exit hardware is depressed again after the door has stopped, it will open an additional distance equal to the established opening width. After retracting to the prescribed opening width, if the door is in Fire Mode, it will pause before recycling closed.
  • Operate the door Manually by physically pushing it back to create an opening. This method can be used if there is a complete loss of power.

Why is my door beeping?

If the door is in either the open or the closed position and you hear a fault signal, listen carefully to the horn pattern and compare it to the following charts. This pattern will indicate what has caused the condition. The color of your control box, typically located behind the door, will determine which chart you should use.

For doors with a “Black” control box (018104BTQR)

Alarm Code Description
One Beep DC Fault:VDC: 11.6 - 13.9
Two Beeps AC Fault:VAC: 105 - 130
Three Beeps Switch Malfunction:Key Switch, CCOM, Door Block, Exit Hardware
Four Beeps Drive Train/Hardware Fault:Microprocessor has received a move instruction, but has not received valid data from optical encoder.
Five Beeps Thermal Lock Out/Security Fault:TLS - Fuse 2 or 3 is broken or weakened. Fuse 2 or 3 is broken or weakened. Fuse 2 or 3 is broken or weakened.Security - If door is in Door Lock, If door is in Door Lock, If door is in Door Lock, If door is in Door Lock.
Six Beeps Limit Calibration:The door has executed a limit calibration mode. Close the door to stop the beeping.
Continuous Beep Fire Mode

If you cannot clear the fault, call Won-Door at 800-890-2111 to schedule a factory-trained technician to repair your door.

If your door has a “Beige” control box (C2K)

  • A SINGLE BEEP means that the disconnect switch has been turned off and the door is being serviced. The disconnect switch is located at the top of the control box. The red paddle on the switch can be removed to prevent the switch from being turned back on while the door is being serviced.
  • SIX BEEPS mean that the door needs to be re-zeroed. To re-zero close the door making sure that the leading edge of the door enters the striker before the door stops moving.
  • A CONTINUOUS TONE means that the door is in fire mode and will seek the closed position. As soon as the initiating device has been cleared, operating the rocker or key switch to the closed position will reset the door. It can then be operated back into the pocket.
  • The following trouble codes have specific patterns to aid in identifying problems.
Pattern Trouble Condition Pattern Trouble Condition
1 - 1 - 1 Low DC Voltage 1- 1 - 2 High DC Voltage
1 - 1 - 3 Bad Battery 1- 1 - 4 Missing Battery
1 - 2 - 1 Low AC Voltage 1- 2 - 2 High AC Voltage
1 - 3 Alarm Fuse Failure 1- 3 - 1 Auxiliary Fuse Failure
1 - 4 - 1 Mux Fuse Failure 1- 3 - 2 N/A
2 - 1 Hinderance 2 - 2 Direction Error
2 - 3 Drive Train Error 2 - 4 Obstruction
2 - 5 Curve Obstruction 2 - 6 N/A
3 - 2 Exit Hardware Stuck 3 - 2 - 1 Key Open/Close Both Active
3 - 3 Limit Switch Stuck 3 - 4 Key Switch Stuck
4 - 1 Memory Error 4 - 1 - 1 Firmware Error
4 - 2 ROM Error/ROM Failure 4 - 3 Mux Com Error
5 - 1 Thermal Lockout 5 - 2 Security Failure

Who do I call for service?

To schedule service or request additional information, contact the Won-Door Service Department at (800)-890-2111.

Case Study

LAX and Delta Airlines Use “Dynamic Compartmentalization” to Improve Security and Increase Efficiency

The Problem: Find a way to provide safe and controlled access to and from Delta Airlines air terminals via the existing tunnels, so that they could be reopened for public use.

The  Solution: With the help of Matterhorn Consulting, the Won-Door FireGuard™ deployable access control barrier was combined with other access control and video surveillance technology to provide an inimitable, customized security solution that allowed for the reopening of the terminal tunnels. Several years later, the system at LAX is still functioning as designed with no operational issues.

Reprinted with permission of Paul C. Boucherle, CPP, CSC Founder/Principal of Matterhorn Consulting

For more information visit the Matterhorn website at matterhornconsulting.com

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