Detention Equipment Manufacturers Association (DEMA)

The Detention Equipment Manufacturers Association (DEMA), is focused on the correctional industry construction market, representing manufacturers of products used in prisons, jails and related detention facilities. DEMA member products are found within the security envelope of these facilities.

DEMA products include barriers, ceiling systems, doors and frames, furniture, glazing, hardware locks and devices, security electronics, steel cells, walls and windows. Active Members are manufacturers of these products. Associate Membership is available to DECs and suppliers of material used by the Active Members.

DEMA's purpose is to promote the use of quality products within the security envelope to ensure that they meet or exceed applicable standards and specifications and to serve as a focal point for information for correctional industry building professionals.


Technical Publications

  1. Guide Specifications for Security Metal Ceilings

    Guide Specifications for Security Metal Ceilings

    • 2012
    • DEMA 111970-12

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    Guide Specifications for Security Metal Ceilings

  2. Guide Specifications for Detention Electronic Requirements

    Guide Specifications for Detention Electronic Requirements

    • 2011
    • DEMA 111990-11

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    Guide Specifications for Detention Electronic Requirements

  3. Guide Specifications for Basic Detention Equipment Requirements

    Guide Specifications for Basic Detention Equipment Requirements

    • 2009
    • DEMA 111900-09

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    Guide Specifications for Basic Detention Equipment Requirements

  4. Guide Specificatons for Detention Fixed Exterior Windows

    Guide Specificatons for Detention Fixed Exterior Windows

    • 2009
    • DEMA 111950-09

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    Guide Specificatons for Detention Fixed Exterior Windows

  5. Guide Specifications For Detention Security Hollow Metal Doors & Frames

    Guide Specifications For Detention Security Hollow Metal Doors & Frames

    • 2005
    • DEMA 111910/HMMA 863-04

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    Guide Specifications For Detention Security Hollow Metal Doors & Frames

  6. Guide Specifications For Manufactured Steel Detention Cells

    Guide Specifications For Manufactured Steel Detention Cells

    • SCM 13135-96

    A specification covering the requirements, including labor, materials, services and equipment for the manufacturing, delivering and installing of pre-engineered, prefabricated Steel Detention Cells. (SCM 13135-96)

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DEMA members

Current members of the DEMA Division are listed below.

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