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Non fire rated doors can be furnished with a maximum 3" diameter hole for viewer preparations. Fire rated doors have a 3/4" maximum holes size unless otherwise listed by UL or ITS/WHI. Viewers mus...
Yes, the holes on the door would be covered up by the 25-R-L device.
The (4) center case mounting holes are in the same location but there are some small modifications that will be needed like the 3/4" dia. hole at device CL for the main cam clearance shown o...
To replace an old 33/3547 exit device with a new 33/3547A exit device the door would need to be modified.  The new device will cover any changes to the door prep.  See attached templates for retrof...
See image, ANSI A115.1 Mortise Lock PrepThis door prep requires the N escutcheon with the L283-029 spacer kit to keep the springcage from falling into the door.  Spacer kits are...
The old 4030/4130 closers and arms are obsolete, there is nothing to replace them. No arm from other closers will fit  There is no closer that can replace the old 4030 series closer with the exa...
The bore size is dependent on the function of the deadbolt.  Some functions can be installed into a 1 1/2" or 2 1/8" bore while others require 1 1/2" only.  You need to reference the dead...
These items are not available from Schlage or Falcon. There are third party companies such as Don-Jo or Pro-Lok that manufacture cover plates.
We have several blank trims listed in the price book to cover existing trim prep in door.  DEVICE EO TRIM   22  230EO  88  880EO   98/99  990EO or 996EO*  33A/35A Rim, 33/3...
The Falcon SC71 is an exact replacement for the Norton 7500. The LCN 1460 or 4040 Series closers could be used, the mounting hole pattern is different.
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...
Yes, Steelcraft doors we are approved up to 48" in height or not to exceed a total 2304 square inches per face. Protective plates are usually flat sheets of metal or plastic applied to one or both...
Decorative metal panels can only be attached if the panel manufacturer is UL listed in UL’s category GVUZ. All installation, sizes and hourly ratings are in accordance with that manufacturers” ...
Hold Open Closers & Magnets (Fire/Life safety products) provide a wide range of solutions.  Single or multi-point hold open closers Utilize an electromechanical closer. Hold the door o...
Yes, but the 390DEL is limited to push side of out swing door.
The hole should be drilled in the field once the end cap is located on the door.  It is a 5/8" hole, that is located 5/16" from the end of the mechanism case. See installation instruction of t...
The measurements from center line to centerline of the mounting holes are 2-3/8"  x  6-3/4".
There are several door manufacturers that have achieved a 90 minute UL Fire listing as shown. Von Duprin CVC with Marshfield Wood Door: Von Duprin is pleased to announce that Marshfield has s...
If a door is being held open by the LCN SEM 7800/1900 magnet or any ME/SE Series Sentronic LCN closer, you can remotely release that door to close by ordering the following parts and wiring per ST ...
A fire rated door for 3 hours can have one glass light maximum: 100 square inches and must have an approved glass (Firelite type) Max glass size cannot exceed 12" in width or 33" in height. Wi...
Steelcraft L-Series and T-Series doors are available (as an option) factory prepared for the Von Duprin InPact exit device. 
GrainTech® is available with very broad fire ratings. The option of GrainTech® does not affect the fire rating of the door. Fire ratings depend on the door series, hardware and applications. ...
The 6111 electric strike can be used only on non rated openings less bottom rod with pullman top latch (use ES prefix when ordering device). Device back set will change to match the centerline of t...
Not for use in fire rated openings.
The 909 strike is used in single and paired non-fire rated and single fire rated openings.  The 954 strike is used in fire rated paired openings.
The 1609 strike cannot be used with Von Duprin XP98/99 exit device.
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...
Steelcraft doors and/or frames do not contain any asbestos. Steelcraft did use asbestos in the following products: Steelcraft S16-Series stile and rail door with flush panel and UL fire door l...
A Dutch Door is a door having two separate leaves, hung one over the other: Usually equipped so that both leaves can be operated Usually in single doors applications but sometimes specified ...
If your Von Duprin EL (solenoid) device pulls and releases quickly instead of holding the latch retracted, please check all of the items below.In most cases, one or more of these solutions will r...
The SED/MED series closers where discontinued in 2000. The SE or ME series from LCN can be used as replacements to provide a hold open feature, but will not have the smoke detectors ...
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...
ITS/WHI is "Warnoch Hersey". ITS/WHI is the formal designation for Intertek Testing Services / Warnock Hersey. ITS/WHI is an independent agency with testing, listing, in-plant inspection, and label...
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...
There is no fire rating for butt hinges, but NFPA 80 says to use steel material and ball bearing hinges for fire rated openings.
Yes, Steelcraft doors and/or frames are available and can carry a UL, WH or FM label. The type of fire label (UL, WH or FM) is dictated by the specifications and local building code. Doors ...
The 20 minute Fire Rating is a valid label and are commonly referred to as "Smoke and Draft control door assemblies". Depending on the local fire code and the openings's applica...
Insulated Core Options: Steelcraft L-Series doors are available with the following 2 optional insulated cores: Polystyrene slab - this core is available in non fire rated and fire rated doors...
Dutch doors are available as Fire Rated door assemblies and have similar component requirements as a single leaf fire door. Exceptions are as follows: The Dutch Door assembly must have a lock...
Maximum glass light size for a 90 minute (1 1/2 hour) door depends on the type of glass being installed. Wire glass = 100 square inches is max exposed glass when wire glass is used. Note - ma...
A UL 20 minute fire rating is the maximum fire rating for a Full Glass (FG) door design. A14-Series door construction: Max fire rating is 20 minute. UL label only FG must use Over-Lapping Stee...
Electrical hinges or a power transfer units are the most commonly used practices to run electric power to locks and/or strikes. Electric Hinges: Most electric hinges will fit into a standard 4 ...
GrainTech® is a Steelcraft door option which provides a wood grained pattern which is embossed into both face sheets of the door. GrainTech doors are factory stained and top coated with a cle...
Maximum glass light sizes for 3 hour fire doors is as follows: Wire glass - not approved for use in 3 hour fire doors. Ceramic glass: UL & ITS/WH allow one (1) light with 100 square inc...
Intumescent seals or gaskets are not required on fire rated steel doors. Generally speaking, the requirement for intumescent seals or gaskets are a function of the individual manufacturers’ listi...
The Von Duprin 5100 electric strike is not for fire rated applications.
The Von Duprin Guard-X exit device is not fire rated because the deadbolt is not spring loaded. Therefore, there would be no positive latching as required on a fire rated opening. 
The 6223-FSE electric strike is fire rated for pairs of wood doors, but check with wood door manufacturer to see if they have been approved for this application.
The AD and CO locks both have a 3 hour fire door rating. Please see URL for more info.  UL Fire Rating List
The 3130 Series closer is UL listed- Fire Rated (UL-10C) for up to 3 Hr.The Door and Frame Manufacturer needs to be contacted to verify their Door/Frame rating would not be compromised wh...
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...
Raceway availability: Optional factory installed raceways are available in doors but are not available in frames. Preparation Info: Steelcraft installs a flexible 1/2" ID steel conduit through the...
Yes, as an option, Steelcraft doors are available with factory prepared for the 98/9949 Concealed Vertical Cable Exit Device. L, B, CE, T and CE-Series doors are available factory prepared Door...
NON Fire Rated doors would use the 1609 strike applied to the inactive leaf with flushbolts.  This may NOT be used on Fire Rated openings.
High Definition (High Def) door panel designs have deeper shadow lines than conventional CE-Series designs. CE-Series doors are available with optional High Definition (HD2 and HD2A) door panel de...
Yes, wood doors can be used and installed in most hollow metal frame applications including FE-Series and DE-Series Double Egress frames. Caution - For fire rated applications the wood door manufa...
615R is not a door closer model number. It is a UL number for the Falcon SC Series closers.
Yes, the Falcon SC Series closers have a UL listing.
Maximum UL Fire Rated door sizes are as follows: A-Series: 4' 0" X 8' 0" single door 8' 0" X 8' 0” double door or pairs B-Series 4' 0" X 10' 0" single door 8' 0" X 10' 0” double doo...
The Von Duprin 1609 cannot be used on a pair of fire rated doors. We recommend using the Von Duprin fire rated mortise exit device in lieu of the rim device such as the Von Duprin 5575-F,...