How do Smoke Guard elevator products work with egress? Do they meet ADA requirements?

There is a 4” square rewind switch on both sides of our translucent elevator curtains that allows for egress after the system is deployed. By manually pushing the screen open (with less than 15 pounds of force), egress is also possible, and meets ADA requirements.

You can read more about how Smoke Guard elevator curtains meet code and compare with traditional track-based curtain systems here.

We also have larger vertical fire-rated curtains that allow for egress. You can see how the system works here.