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hardware; Suface Holder, Concealed Holder, Over Head Stop
Frame feature; hardware, surface, concealed, door holder
hardware; pull handle, push plates
An access point is an access-controlled point such as a door, turnstile, or gate. At the hardware level, this consists of a grouping of devices (Door Contact, Soor Strike, Reader, REX).
(Small Format Interchangeable Core is a small format cylinder core which can be removed from one housing and placed into another lock without removing or disassembling the lockset/door hardware.
Full Size Interchangeable Core, a large format cylinder core that can be removed from one housing and placed into another lock without removing or disassembling the lockset/door hardware.
The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) is the only organization accredited by the America National Standards Institute (ANSI) to develop and maintain performance standards for comme...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
Grouting frames is: A process done in the field during hollow metal frame installation  The internal cavity of the frame is fill with masonry or mortar It is intended to mainly provide ...
An Astragal is an applied molding attached most commonly to the meeting edge of doors to: Protection against weather conditions Minimize the passage of light between the doors Retard the passa...
Maximum UL Fire Rated door sizes are as follows: A-Series: 4' 0" X 8' 0" single door 8' 0" X 8' 0” double door or pairs B-Series 4' 0" X 10' 0" single door 8' 0" X 10' 0” double doo...