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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 
A Kerfed Frame is a frame that is formed with an optional integral pocket or recess in the area of the stop to receive gasket, seals or weather stripping. Kerfed frames are available as an&n...
The five most common cores are honeycomb, polystyrene, polyurethane, steel stiffened, and temperature rise. Honeycomb core doors are used for interior and exterior openings where high thermal...
The U-Factor, R-Value and K-Thermal Rating are measurements of thermal transmission through building products. U-Factor: Overall co-efficient of heat transmission passage through a built-up panel...
All doors are tested in accordance with ASTM C1363 and SDI 113:B18 Series (Steel Stiffeners)     U-Factor = 0.50     R-Value = 2.01B16 Series (Steel Sti...
Thermal Bow is a temporary condition which occurs in metal doors mainly due to the temperature differential from one side of the door to the other. This may occur in exterior doors when direct sun ...
If voltage going into the solenoid is much higher than 24VDC it could cause the solenoid to get hot. Check the power supply output voltage to confirm. If the holding coil on EL solenoid is shor...
It is normal for a solenoid to be warm to the touch.
Various situations, such as continuous duty use or application of voltage that is higher than specified, can cause the solenoid to become warm.
If there is concern that the solenoid or device is "too hot" or has the capability to cause injury, disconnect the device and contact a authorized service representative to analyze the opening.