DW frame installation

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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...
For both DW and K-Series Drywall Slip-on frames, Steelcraft locates the compression anchor in the jamb soffits approximately 4" down from the head on each jamb. Regardless of door opening height: ...
DW and K-Series frames are designed to slip onto a stud wall after the wall is finished (painted, wall papered, etc). Walls can be either wood stud or steel stud Used only for interior applicat...
Yes, a filler plate can be used to cover an EPT prep as long as it is made from the same material as the frame. This information can also be found in NFPA 80 under Chapter 5 for Field Modifications.
Industry standards for hollow metal frames installation tolerances have been developed by both the SDI (Steel Door Institute) and HMMA (Hollow Metal Manufacturers). Both standards are based on the ...
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...
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...
Steelcraft offers two optional types of reinforcements for open section header to be installed in distributor shop or in the field: Full profile sleeve; is a 14 gauge, 16" long part to fit the p...
The 4110 series closer is installed on a flush transom frame using the -419 flush panel adapter.