Can DW/K frame series be used in high traffic areas?

DW/K-Series frames (Drywall Slip-On) are not recommended for installation in high traffic areas.

  • DW/K-Series frames are installed in interior stud walls after the wall board is installed and usually finished.
  • The Slip-On frame slides onto the wall with little to no direct anchoring to the wall studs.

F, FN and MU-Series frames are recommended for high traffic areas.

  • F, FN and MU-Series are used in both interior and exterior walls (masonry and stud)
  • The anchoring is attached directly to wall construction masonry/studs.
  • Frames are installed or erected prior to wall construction.

Double Egress FE and DE-Series frames are recommended for high traffic areas.

  • These frames are used in interior walls (masonry and stud)
  • The anchoring is attached directly to wall construction masonry/studs.
  • Frames are installed or erected prior to wall construction.

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