ASTRAGAL LOCATION ON DOUBLE DOOR WITH PANIC HARDWARE

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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"
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All 3 hour fire rated pairs of doors do require an astragal when used without a removable hardware mullion. Pairs of doors with removable hardware mullions are treated and listed as 2 single doors...
Use the 575-2 strike with 9975 device on a pair of 1 3/4" thick doors with overlapping astragal mounting on the exterior of the active door. The strike lip has been cut off to eliminate any interfe...
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...
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...
Types of astragal offered from Steelcraft are as follows: "Z" Astragal - For information on "Z" astragal types and attachment refer to the TD Manual page 3.3.17. Most commonly used on double ...
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Water and electricity do not mix.  Von Duprin electrified devices can NOT be used in an exterior environment.
The use of Panic Hardware and/or Fire Exit Hardware is required by the International Building Code (IBC) and NFPA 101 – The Life Safety Code, depending on which code and which edition of the code i...