KD Frame install

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The 4110 series closer is installed on a flush transom frame using the -419 flush panel adapter.
For compression anchor details refer to the “ANCHORING SYSTEMS”  section in the Steelcraft Tech Data Manual.
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...
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.
It is always recommended to point installers to the industry installation manuals which are very comprehensive and are ANSI documentsClick here to get the updated link to the Steelcraft Shop M...
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 ...
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 W...
 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 hei...
Welded (SUA) frames: Welded frames are designed, manufactured and supplied with either square cut/notched corners or with (saw or die) miters and may or may not have connection tabs and slots. Thes...
Knock Down (KD) frames: KD frames are designed, manufactured and supplied with integral miters which include all notches, interlocking corner tabs and slots to allow for field assembly and do not r...