Type: Lessons Learned
Publisher: Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY
Published As: Public
Several weaknesses in the installation of the switches were discovered and have since been corrected. Weaknesses included:
-Varying strike angles.
-Interference between the switch body and the face of the door.
Lessons Learned: The Design Review process must ensure that all systems are reviewed by an appropriate team of engineers and/or technical staff. All installations should be reviewed by a mechanical engineer or other qualified person prior to placing them into operation to ensure installation meets manufacturer requirements.
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