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From head to centerline of each hinge (4 1/2" or 5") is 9 3/4", 39 3/64", 68 11/32" & 97 41/64".
The hinge spacing on a 9'0" frame opening height is 29 19/64".
From Head to top of each 4 1/2" hinge is 7 1/2", 36 51/64", 66 3/32" & 95 25/64". From Head to top of each 5" hinge is 7 1/4", 36 35/64", 65 27/32" & 95 9/64".
The minimum top and bottom butt hinge locations are as follows: To the hinge centerline: 4 1/2" and 5" hinges = 5 3/8" is the minimum location from top of door to centerline of the first hi...
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...
The location to the top of hinge will vary depending on hinge size used. 6'8" Frame with 1 1/2 pair of hinges (top to top): For 4 1/2" hinges from the head to top of each hinge is 7 1/2", 37 7...
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 ...
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...
Hinge manufacturers do not require or recommend that doors should be reinforced for continuous hinges. Steelcraft does not reinforce for continuous hinges unless it is specified on the customers' P...
Doors require special downsizing for continuous hinges. The amount of downsizing depends on the hinge specified (manufacturer and type) and the hinge application (Full Mortise versus Full Surface v...
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...