Tornado door systems

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Tornado shelter applications require the use of Paladin PW14-Series doors and FP14-Series frames: Tornado shelter doors are a tested system comprising of the door, frame and hardware. ...
HH hurricane rated devices usually have a deferent strike and fire rated mullion. Standard 98/99 series exit devices can be converted to HH by changing the strike and mullion on pair of doors. ...
The Von Duprin XP98/99 exit device is hurricane rated for single or pair doors.
MultiPoint locks are three-point locking systems that secure the door at three points – top, bottom, and traditional center latch location. Operating just like traditional locks, MultiPoint locks a...
Steelcraft Paladin PW-Series doors and FP-Series frames meet FEMA Tornado Resistant requirements and have been designed and tested to meet the requirements of FEMA 361 guidelines and ANSI ICC500. ...
No. The Steelcraft H-Series hurricane door does not meet the FEMA 361 guidelines. The Paladin (PW14-Series) door does meet the FEMA 361 guidelines.
The following hinges are available on Paladin series doors and frames: Butt hinges -  4 1/2", 5" or 6" ball bearing type either standard or heavy duty Continuous hinges - full mortise...
The following anchors are approve for use in FEMA Tornado Resistant openingsMasonry walls:Jamb anchors - Wire masonry anchorsSill (base) anchors - Adjustable base anchorsExisting walls:Jamb an...
FBC Approvals: Yes, Steelcraft doors do meet the Florida Building Code (FBC) Protocols (TAS 201, TAS 202 & TAS 203) Missile impact & ASTM E-330 applications Dade County NOAs: Yes,...
The L-Series doors are designed for virtually all construction requirements in commercial building applications. They have also been tested and approved for uniform wind load per ASTM E330.  ...