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POCKET DOOR FRAME: A frame designed to allow a door to slide inside a pocket located within the cavity of a wall. The hinge jamb of the frame is replaced with a 2 piece jamb without a stop. I...
The rough opening dimensions are the same for either Welded (SUA) or Knock Down (KD) frames For F, FN, FE, DE, MU three sided frames and four sided borrowed light frames: New masonry Walls: N...
 For DW, K three sided frames and four sided borrowed light frames: Three sided frame = door opening width (order size) plus 1 1/2" minimum to 2" maximum and the door opening height ...
A Double Egress frame is a double door frame prepared to receive two single-acting doors swinging in opposite directions (both doors are) the same hand. These openings are installed in cross corrid...
Out of plumb (also referred to as twisted) frames usually cannot be adjusted. "Out of Plumb or Twisted frames (or jambs)" is a condition created by improper wall construction and/or improper insta...
It is always recommended to point installers to the industry installation manuals which are very comprehensive and are ANSI documents. SDI (Steel Door Institute) installation manual can be found...
This condition (toed in or toed out jambs) is usually not found until the door is installed. Frames which have toed in or toed out jambs have been installed out of tolerance. It is the resp...
It is the responsibility of the installing contractor to install all material in accordance with SDI or HMMA installation standards and tolerances. Out of square frames which are installed out of t...
Both the DW and K-Series frames are identical with the exception of the base anchoring. Both the DW and K-series frames are supplied with a field adjustable compression anchor in each jamb located ...