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Yes, stainless steel doors and frames are available. Door Construction: LS-Series: Visible edge seams Door construction similar to the L-Series LSW-Series: Seamless with we...
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.
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...
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: ...
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 ...
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...
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...
Industry standards for hollow metal frames installation tolerances have been developed by both the SDI (Steel Door Institute) and HMMA (Hollow Metal Manufacturers). Both standards are based on the ...
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.
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...
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...
Lead lined frames are intended for use in the X-ray Room locations in Health Care facilities. Frames are provided by Steelcraft prepped as follows:  Frames are supplied knock-down (KD). Fram...
Steelcraft offer a 12 gage F-Series frame. Basic product offering: Door opening size: Single Door = 4´-0" x 8´-0" Double Door = 8´-0" x 8´-0" Double rabbet only. Single rabbet is not ...
Transom panels are available in the following constructions: 1 3/4" thick panels with interior construction similar to an L-Series door installed into a frame either Without a transom bar - r...
If the door hits the frame (or rubs on the rabbet of the head or jamb) the frame is out of square and improperly installed. Door edge rubbing on the rabbet - shimming the hinges may resolve the...
Steelcraft offers two optional types of reinforcements for open section header to be installed in distributor shop or in the field: Full profile sleeve; is a 14 gauge, 16" long part to fit the p...