Can hollow metal welded frames be installed after drywall

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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 ...
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It is the responsibility of the installing contractor to install all material in accordance with SDI or HMMA installation standards and tolerances. Out of square frames which are installed out of t...
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To mount the 6030 series closer in a hollow metal frame, the frame has to be a "cased open" frame (meaning no stops formed in the frame) because the 6030 series closer is a double acting closer, wh...
It is always recommended to point installers to the industry installation manuals which are very comprehensive and are ANSI documents. SDI (Steel Door Institute) installation manual can be found...