ISO 9379:2005 is for hinged/pivoted and sliding doorsets with latches, for pedestrian use. ISO 9379:2005 defines the test methods to determine the forces to open/close doors and to engage/release and lock/unlock the hardware using a key or handle.
ISO 9379:2005 is only applicable to the manual operation doorsets. The tests are applicable to doorsets of any material.
ISO 9379:2005 is not applicable to the measurement of forces for doorsets with self closing devices engaged or to doorsets with special hardware e.g. emergency exit devices.