Why do frames rust

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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 ...
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.
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...
Special Rust Inhibitor (SRI) - is a pretreatment that is applied to the metal components prior to the addition of the LCN powder coat finish, standard or custom. ...
Steelcraft frames and doors are furnished with a high grade, low gloss, baked-on prime paint that provides the best possible protection against corrosion, abrasion and weather, and is an excellent ...
Von Duprin Exit Devices (33A/35A, 98/99, etc) are handled on a case by case basis regarding their ability to handle salt and chemical environments. Our powder coated finishes US28 (Anodized Alum...
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...
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...