specifying door hardware

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Clear Opening Width for swinging doors is measured (with the door open 90 degree) from the face of door to stop soffit on strike jamb.          &nbs...
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...
Delayed egress hardware prevents a door from being opened from the egress side, usually for a period of 15 seconds. This type of device is often used to prevent theft, while maintaining life safety...
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 ...
Allegion does provides professional support to Architects and Design Professionals. For information related to specification development and support, Website for Architects and Design Professiona...
All hardware options (available on standard door) are available on GrainTech® doors. Available hardware are covered in the Steelcraft Price Manual. GrainTech® doors can be prepped for the Von Dupr...
The following items are needed for Spec Writers to write a door and hardware specification  Building code being used Occupancy type or types Occupancy load for any rooms or areas of ass...
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...
Hinge Spacing: All 4 1/2" and 5" butt hinge spacing 1. Opening heights 3'0" through 4'11 15/16" (one pair butt hinges) from under head CL 9 3/4" (top of door 9 5/8") from bottom of frame ...
Hinge Backset: On the frame = 5/16" On the door = 1/4"
Lock Spacing: All standard bored locks ANSI 115.2 (161, 61L type), for mortise lock ANSI 115.1 (86 type) all locations must be altered 3/8" lower, and standard strike (ASA type). 1. Opening ...
CE Series door in a variety of embossed panel designs and gages. The CE series embossed panel doors also offer a wide range of specifiable options including sizes, glass light designs and hardw...
Steelcraft locates all butt hinges from the top of the door to the centerline of each hinge as standard practice: Locating hinges to the center line of the hinge keeps all hinge locations the sa...
Panic devices are not designed for exterior application. As with any mechanical device, exposure to the elements may affect the operation and life of the device and/or finish and may void&n...
Water and electricity do not mix.  Von Duprin electrified devices can NOT be used in an exterior environment.
Hardware falling off a door is caused by one or all of the following issues: Field abuse Improper internal reinforcements in the door Improper field preparation The top or bottom rod case can...
 Cam Lift Hinges are specially designed hinges used mainly on acoustical door assemblies. The Cam Lift Hinge lifts the door during its travel and seats the door bottom for a pos...
Allegion provides professional access control support to Security Consultants and Security Integrators.  For information related to specification development and support,Access Contro...