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Grouting frames is: A process done in the field during hollow metal frame installation  The internal cavity of the frame is fill with masonry or mortar It is intended to mainly provide ...
An Astragal is an applied molding attached most commonly to the meeting edge of doors to: Protection against weather conditions Minimize the passage of light between the doors Retard the passa...
Delayed egress hardware prevents a door from being opened from the egress side, usually for a period of 15 seconds. This type of device is often used to prevent theft, while maintaining life safety...
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) have developed durability, strength and performance standards for every type of door hardware...
Panic Hardware and Fire Exit Hardware are two different types of exit devices, and the proper selection is determined by code requirements. Panic Hardware is an exit device which is tested for u...
The most obvious difference (in the device) is the lack of mechanical dogging on a Fire Rated Device.  There are some internal parts that may be different and the method it is secured to the d...
As of September 8, 2017, Fusion Hardware will cease operations and no longer be accepting new orders. For questions or concerns with orders and shipments:Contact: Fusion Customer Service ...
Fusion Hardware has been a brand of Allegion since 2010.  Fusion offers an extensive collection of door hardware that can be integrated into a vast array of rooms, homes and spaces. Custom-des...
If your Von Duprin EL (solenoid) device pulls and releases quickly instead of holding the latch retracted, please check all of the items below.In most cases, one or more of these solutions will r...
Apartment Corridor Lock function is defined as a lock where the latch bolt operated by lever from either side, except when outside lever is made inoperative by a stop or mechanical means other than...
CE Series door in a variety of embossed panel designs and gages. The CE series embossed panel doors also offer a wide range of specifiable options including sizes, glass light designs and hardw...
Electrical hinges or a power transfer units are the most commonly used practices to run electric power to locks and/or strikes. Electric Hinges: Most electric hinges will fit into a standard 4 ...
Hinge Spacing: All 4 1/2" and 5" butt hinge spacing 1. Opening heights 3'0" through 4'11 15/16" (one pair butt hinges) from under head CL 9 3/4" (top of door 9 5/8") from bottom of frame ...
Hinge Backset: On the frame = 5/16" On the door = 1/4"
Lock Spacing: All standard bored locks ANSI 115.2 (161, 61L type), for mortise lock ANSI 115.1 (86 type) all locations must be altered 3/8" lower, and standard strike (ASA type). 1. Opening ...
 Cam Lift Hinges are specially designed hinges used mainly on acoustical door assemblies. The Cam Lift Hinge lifts the door during its travel and seats the door bottom for a pos...
Most Panic devices are not designed for exterior applications. As with any mechanical device, exposure to the elements may affect the operation and life of the device and/or finish and may ...
Water and electricity do not mix.  Von Duprin electrified devices can NOT be used in an exterior environment.
GrainTech® is a Steelcraft door option which provides a wood grained pattern which is embossed into both face sheets of the door. GrainTech doors are factory stained and top coated with a cle...
Clear Opening Width for swinging doors is measured (with the door open 90 degree) from the face of door to stop soffit on strike jamb.          &nbs...
Hardware falling off a door is caused by one or all of the following issues: Field abuse Improper internal reinforcements in the door Improper field preparation The top or bottom rod case can...
Allegion does provides professional support to Architects and Design Professionals. For information related to specification development and support, Website for Architects and Design Professiona...
The following items are needed for Spec Writers to write a door and hardware specification  Building code being used Occupancy type or types Occupancy load for any rooms or areas of ass...
All hardware options (available on standard door) are available on GrainTech® doors. Available hardware are covered in the Steelcraft Price Manual. GrainTech® doors can be prepped for the Von Dupr...
Steelcraft locates all butt hinges from the top of the door to the centerline of each hinge as standard practice: Locating hinges to the center line of the hinge keeps all hinge locations the sa...
Allegion provides professional access control support to Security Consultants and Security Integrators.  For information related to specification development and support,Access Contro...
The use of Panic Hardware and/or Fire Exit Hardware is required by the International Building Code (IBC) and NFPA 101 – The Life Safety Code, depending on which code and which edition of the code i...