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Door, Gate & Barrier Testers


Do you know the precise force which?

  • A door, gate or barrier might strike an operator or bystander
  • An operator must apply to a manually-operated door, gate or barrier to ensure it opens or closes

 Our test solutions for doors, gates and barriers include:


  • Measuring maximum force required for unpowered doors
  • Testing the quality of locks, latches and hinges
  • Maintaining DDA compliance, testing all access components, such as windows, doors & remote control activators
  • Approved Document M
  • Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) ADA within the United States of America
  • EN 12217, EN 1154 and many more...
  • Door slam force tester
  • Testing car door handles
  • Train door tester
  • Lift door closing force tester


To ensure safety and correct performance of manual doors, gates and barriers, Mecmesin offers the Manual Handling Kit designed to measure in accordance with specific standards.

Mecmesin's Manual Handling Kit

Includes a digital force gauge and accessories to measure the load required to operate doors, door activators, emergency devices and other building hardware. Use this kit to comply with;

  • EN 12217 - Doors - operating forces
  • EN 1154 - Building hardware. Controlled door closing devices
  • EN 179 - Building hardware. Emergency exit devices operated by a lever handle or push-pad
  • Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) compliance


Key Features

  • Measures push, pull and torque forces
  • Visual/audible alarms for pass/fail criteria
  • Supplied in carry case for portability