rust on door frame causes difficulty in opening

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For a door closer that tries to open the door instead of closing it:The closer body could be mounted backwards on the door - check instructions for proper closer orientation.It could be the wrong h...
A 4040SE would not hold the door open if it has : No Voltage or Improper Voltage. Check that the track has proper voltage going to it (24V AC/DC or 120V AC). If 120 volts is supplied...
If a 4600 clicks, but won't open the door: Verify proper connection of all the control box connectors. Verify correct manual operation of door. Verify actuator connections and any strike/maglo...
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 ...
       "Opening Force" adjustment could be set to strong (high).  This adjustment is a turn pot adjustment which can be found on the controller.  Try adjusti...
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 ...
First, turn off the power to the Senior Swing. If the door closes, check controller for a constant activation signal from an activation device. If door continues to hang up and will not close...
An inconsistent opening is normally caused by the arm not being installed correctly. The arm must be installed while the operator gearbox is in the full open position, and the door at 90° open posi...
If the Chexit device shipped prior to 8-24-2015  is not adjusted correctly ( Check vertical rod or Mortise finger) without using the door position switch and nuisance delay is&n...
 
The correct method (process) for setting the hold open is: The 4110 HEDA arms are handed, verify correct hand arm. (RH or LH stamped on shoe bracket) Loosen the hold open nut at shoe bracket. ...
This condition can be caused by the "closing speed adjustment" being regulated for a fast closing speed. Try adjusting the closing speed to slow down the closing of the door. If that does not corre...
The Senior Swing operator is designed to power open the door to 90°. The built in dead stop (in the gearbox) prevents it from opening any further. If the Senior Swing operator is opening to far (pa...
Thermal Bow is a temporary condition which occurs in metal doors mainly due to the temperature differential from one side of the door to the other. This may occur in exterior doors when direct sun ...
CAUTION must be used in investigating this problem - In most cases, excessive field rusting of products is caused by improper storage at the jobsite. That situation must be validated prior to refus...
When rust appears, repair the affected surfaces by finish smooth, clean, treat for maximum paint adhesion, and touch up the surfaces with a direct to metal (DTM), rust inhibitive primer.
Prime or painted surfaces which have been scratched or otherwise marred during installation (including field welding) and/or cleaning must be field repaired and re-primed by the installing contractor.
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...
During the construction cycle, spot rust is usually attributed to either material handling damage or improper storage of the material on the jobsite. The material must be repaired and repainted as ...
For both DW and K-Series Drywall Slip-on frames, Steelcraft locates the compression anchor in the jamb soffits approximately 4" down from the head on each jamb. Regardless of door opening height: ...
From head to centerline of each hinge (4 1/2" or 5") is 9 3/4", 39 3/64", 68 11/32" & 97 41/64".
The hinge spacing on a 9'0" frame opening height is 29 19/64".
From Head to top of each 4 1/2" hinge is 7 1/2", 36 51/64", 66 3/32" & 95 25/64". From Head to top of each 5" hinge is 7 1/4", 36 35/64", 65 27/32" & 95 9/64".
POCKET DOOR FRAME: A frame designed to allow a door to slide inside a pocket located within the cavity of a wall. The hinge jamb of the frame is replaced with a 2 piece jamb without a stop. I...
All Steelcraft Frame, Door and Architectural Stick components will receive one coat of sprayed-on factory paint which is a baked-on, rust-inhibited primer that conforms to the industry standard ANS...
A 4600 (4630/4640) not opening to a full 90 degrees could be caused by a couple things: The Opening Force could be set too low. Try increasing the opening force adjustment on the controller a 1/...