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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...
Out of plumb (also referred to as twisted) frames usually cannot be adjusted. "Out of Plumb or Twisted frames (or jambs)" is a condition created by improper wall construction and/or improper insta...
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...
This condition (toed in or toed out jambs) is usually not found until the door is installed. Frames which have toed in or toed out jambs have been installed out of tolerance. It is the resp...
Drywall Slip-on Frame is an industry term describing a 3 sided frame designed to be installed on a wall composed of steel or wood studs with gypsum board or other facing material and is i...
Drywall Slip-on frames are recommended and designed to be installed as KD (Knock Down) assemblies and not recommended to be welded (SUA). If a DW-Series or K-Series is welded prior to installa...
Both the DW and K-Series frames are identical with the exception of the base anchoring. Both the DW and K-series frames are supplied with a field adjustable compression anchor in each jamb located ...
A simple field test can determine if a door or frame is galvanized or cold rolled steel, however this test will not determine if the steel is A60, A40 or G90. The Tech Tip can be viewed here.
The three most common steel types are cold rolled steel, galvannealed steel, and galvanized steel. Cold Rolled Steel (CRS) is suitable for most interior applications, is uncoated steel a...