storm shelter anchors

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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.
On May 1, 2013 the LM9000 lock was discontinued and replaced with the LM9300 Multipoint Lock. 
The Schlage LM9000 series lock was originally designed for use in FEMA (tornado) storm shelter openings and/or Florida Building code (hurricane) assemblies.  Doors, frames and hardware can be order...
  Specify either an L or B doors for use with the LM9000 or LMV9000 Specify the F frame for use with the LM9000 or LMV9000 Order the lock from Schlage as you would normally The concealed rods...
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...
ICC 500 is the most up-to-date testing standard for community and residential storm shelters that provide a safe refuge from storms that produce high winds, hurricanes, and tornadoes. The testing...
Both FEMA 320 and FEMA 361 provide design guidelines for tornado resistant structures. FEMA 320 pertains to residential safe rooms (occupancy <16 people) whereas FEMA 361 is for community...
Only the Schlage LM/LMV9300 series when used with a Steelcraft Paladin door meets the FEMA 320 / 361 guidelines and the ICC-500 standard for wind and impact.
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...