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This condition (toed in or toed out jambs) is usually not found until the door is installed. Frames which have toed in or toed out jambs have been installed out of tolerance. It is the resp...
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...
Base Anchor, Base Clip, or Base Runner, sill Anchor; Welded Base Anchor
EMA, Anchors, Existing Opening Anchors
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Anchor, Adjustable Floor Anchor
DW-Series, K-Series, Anchor ; Tension Anchor
Wood Stud Anchor, Steel Stud Anchor, Universal Anchor, Masonry Anchor, EMA Anchor, T-Anchor, Wire Anchor, Compression Anchor, Mullion Anchor, Sill Anchor, Base Anchor, Adjustable Base Anchor, Adjus...
Yes, an additional jamb anchor can be used at the bottom of the frame in lieu of the typical (adjustable or weld-in) base anchor in fire rated frames. This is limited to the anchor designed for...
Masonry T anchor are approved for fire rated frames up to 3 hours. T Anchors are shipped lose for field installation. Anchor construction: The T portion and the strap do have minimum dimensions th...
CAD drawings are available for doors and frames in 3 drawing formats: Autocad (.dwg) - Release 12 Encapsulated PostScript (.eps) Data Exchange (.dxf) Drawings are available on the...
Both the DW and K-Series frames are identical with the exception of the base anchoring. Both the DW and K-series frames are supplied with a field adjustable compression anchor in each jamb located ...
Drywall Slip-on frames are recommended and designed to be installed as KD (Knock Down) assemblies and not recommended to be welded (SUA). If a DW-Series or K-Series is welded prior to installa...
For Steelcraft frame anchor locations refer to the frame "Anchoring Systems" section of Steelcraft's Tech Data Manual pages 2.4.1 thru 201.16.Basic guidelines are as follows:Anchor Quantities:• 3 p...
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: ...
Yes, stainless steel doors and frames are available. Door Construction: LS-Series: Visible edge seams Door construction similar to the L-Series LSW-Series: Seamless with we...
Security anchors are used in DW/K frames located directly above or below strike preparation on door side of frame. Because there are only two points of anchoring, the compression anchor near the he...
No, an adjustable base anchor is not supplied on frames with existing opening anchors. The anchor design for use in existing masonry walls, is a pierce and dimple in the frame soffit for 3/8"...
Cabinet Jamb
Yes, hospital stops are available on fire rated frames. Maximum approval = 3 hour Maximum sizes:  singles up to 4'0" x 8'0" pairs up to 8'0" x 8'0" Maximum hospital stop height 6" from bot...
ASTM E-119 is a test standard for walls, partitions and floor or roof systems: This test standard is also used for ceramic type glasses when used as window wall and/or borrowed light frames. ...
On fire rated transom and/or sidelight frames and fire rated window frames, Steelcraft labeling procedures only control the O/A width and/or height of the frames based on wall condition. The amount...
Fire Rated three (3) frames are available in the following maximum door opening sizes: F and FN-Series frame: 4' 0" X 10' 0" single door opening 8' 0" X 10' 0” double door opening MU-Ser...
DW-Series Fire Rated Borrowed Lights are available in the following sizes: 60 minute (1 hour) rating = 2721 square inches of visible glass. maximum frame rabbet to rabbet dimensions = 78 1/4...
The following are quantities of EMA anchors (pierce and dimples) based on range of frame height:  Quantity  Nominal Frame Height     2     1'...
F-Series frames are available without returns: Fire Rated frames must have welded corners. Frames must include weled in wood or steel stud anchors. Installation requirements: Frames must be...
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.
NO - Louvers are not approved for installation in a fire rated transom / side panel frames.  NFPA Pamphlet 80 - paragraph # 6.3.4.4 states “Louvers shall not be installed in either transom or s...
FM Global is an independent underwriting agency with listing, in-plant inspection, and labeling capabilities. FM fire rated doors and frames are available, however there are a minimal amount ...
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 ...
If the door hits the frame (or rubs on the rabbet of the head or jamb) the frame is out of square and improperly installed. Door edge rubbing on the rabbet - shimming the hinges may resolve the...
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...
Pocket pivot hinges are mainly used in cross corridor applications where clear opening width is a factor. For frames, pocket pivot hinges are a special hinge options which must be spe...
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...
Intumescent seals or gaskets are not required on fire rated steel doors. Generally speaking, the requirement for intumescent seals or gaskets are a function of the individual manufacturers’ listi...
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...
Yes, wood doors can be used and installed in most hollow metal frame applications including FE-Series and DE-Series Double Egress frames. Caution - For fire rated applications the wood door manufa...
Yes, Steelcraft doors and/or frames are available and can carry a UL, WH or FM label. The type of fire label (UL, WH or FM) is dictated by the specifications and local building code. Doors ...
Wallboard must penetrate a minimum of ½” into the hollow metal frame, based on NFPA Pamphlet 80, (page 80-2, figure A.4.6.3.1) .
Fire labels (UL, ITS/WHI or FM) are located as follows: Butt Hinges and Pivots: On the doors the fire label is located on the hinge edge between the top and 2nd hinge preparation. On the fram...
ITS/WHI Fire Rated three (3) frames are available in the following maximum door opening sizes: F and FN-Series: 4' 0" X 10' 0" single door 8' 0" X 10' 0” double door or pairs MU-Series: ...
Transom panels are available in the following constructions: 1 3/4" thick panels with interior construction similar to an L-Series door installed into a frame either Without a transom bar - r...
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 ...
Astragals are required on: 3 hour fire rated pairs: Double doors - swinging in the same direction Double Egress - swinging in opposite directions Fire rated Dutch Doors Fire rated 1 3/4" t...
No. Fire rated double egress frames must be a stand alone 3 sided frame assembly. If transom lights and/or sidelights are required, they must be built and installed as separate Fire Window assemb...
Elevation frames are available in: F-Series (F16 or F14) FN-Series (FN16 or FN14) MU-Series (MU16, MU14) Additional parameters of the frame components: Perimeter (Head and Jambs) Frame: ...
Steelcraft does offer Thermal Break Frameson the FT series. Thermal break frames are available as:3-sided frames onlyFrames are available in 16 or 14 gauge steelFT series frames meet the requi...
Additional information on Thermal Break Frames can be found on Tech Data Pages 224 thru 227 
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...
This is available. If this is a fire rated opening you must use the Auxiliary Fire Latch Kit to maintain your Fire Rating.  If not fire rated simply omit the bottom rod but be aware that your...
Hospital Stops are located at the bottom of the frame jambs and/or mullions. The integral door stops are terminates above floor line and is closed with a 45° or 90° angle to facilitate cleaning at ...
The UBC (Uniform Building Code) was a regional legacy building code which was superseded in most jurisdictions by the IBC (International Building Code). There may be some areas of the country which...
It is an aid in keeping door & frame in alignment during a fire.
All LCN closers have UL listings, and are Fire Rated for up to 3 hours.
Drywall Slip-on Frame is an industry term describing a 3 sided frame designed to be installed on a wall composed of steel or wood studs with gypsum board or other facing material and is i...
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