FIRE RATING BORROWED LIGHTS

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Yes. 1 7/16" thick glass but a special rabbet size is required. The size of rabbet required for the frames would depend on the size of the glazing bead being used. For 1" wide glazing stops, ...
A UL 20 minute fire rating is the maximum fire rating for a Full Glass (FG) door design. A14-Series door construction: Max fire rating is 20 minute. UL label only FG must use Over-Lapping Stee...
A fire rated door for 3 hours can have one glass light maximum: 100 square inches and must have an approved glass (Firelite type) Max glass size cannot exceed 12" in width or 33" in height. Wi...
Dutch doors are available as Fire Rated door assemblies and have similar component requirements as a single leaf fire door. Exceptions are as follows: The Dutch Door assembly must have a lock...
Maximum glass light size for a 90 minute (1 1/2 hour) door depends on the type of glass being installed. Wire glass = 100 square inches is max exposed glass when wire glass is used. Note - ma...
DW-Series Fire Rated Borrowed Lights are available in the following sizes: 60 minute (1 hour) rating = 2721 square inches of visible glass. maximum frame rabbet to rabbet dimensions = 78 1/4...
ASTM E-119 is a test standard for walls, partitions and floor or roof systems: This test standard is also used for ceramic type glasses when used as window wall and/or borrowed light frames. ...
Steelcraft have tested different types of doors and frame assemblies using Zero International gasket seals for the various STC ratings. Tests are in accordance to ASTM...
Frames can be installed either KD (knock down) or welded to receive the STC rating.
Steelcraft borrowed light frames are not listed/tested. Check with the glass manufacture if they are listed and with what type of framing used.
Sound seals are required. Zero International Gasket Notes: Perimeter Seals – Zero #475 applies to the stop of the head and jambs. Door bottom – Zero #367, surface applied. Threshold ...
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 ...
On fire rated transom and/or sidelight frames and fire rated window frames, Steelcraft labeling procedures only control the O/A width and/or height of the frames based on wall condition. The amount...