MU 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...
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...
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...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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...