FT series masonry installation

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The rough opening dimensions are the same for either Welded (SUA) or Knock Down (KD) frames For F, FN, FE, DE, MU three sided frames and four sided borrowed light frames: New masonry Walls: N...
 For DW, K three sided frames and four sided borrowed light frames: Three sided frame = door opening width (order size) plus 1 1/2" minimum to 2" maximum and the door opening height ...
The following anchors are approve for use in FEMA Tornado Resistant openingsMasonry walls:Jamb anchors - Wire masonry anchorsSill (base) anchors - Adjustable base anchorsExisting walls:Jamb an...
F-Series, FN-Series, MU-Series, FE-Series, DE-Series; Grouted Frame
No, an adjustable base anchor is not supplied on frames with existing opening anchors. The anchor design for use in existing masonry walls, is a pierce and dimple in the frame soffit for 3/8"...
The following are quantities of EMA anchors (pierce and dimples) based on range of frame height:  Quantity  Nominal Frame Height     2     1'...
Excessive premature frame rusting is caused by improper jobsite installation practices and most likely caused by the following circumstances: Grout: Frames are grouted in place using incorrec...
Masonry T anchor are approved for fire rated frames up to 3 hours. T Anchors are shipped lose for field installation. Anchor construction: The T portion and the strap do have minimum dimensions th...
Anchor, Wire Anchor, T-Anchor, Strap and Yolk, Strap and Stirrup, tube and plate, hat, butterfly, completed opening anchor
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...
A Double Egress frame is a double door frame prepared to receive two single-acting doors swinging in opposite directions (both doors are) the same hand. These openings are installed in cross corrid...
DW and K-Series frames are designed to slip onto a stud wall after the wall is finished (painted, wall papered, etc). Walls can be either wood stud or steel stud Used only for interior applicat...
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...
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...