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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 ...
Masonry T anchor are approved for fire rated frames up to 3 hours. T Anchors are shipped lose for field installation. Anchor construction: The T portion and the strap do have minimum dimensions th...
Welded (SUA) frames: Welded frames are designed, manufactured and supplied with either square cut/notched corners or with (saw or die) miters and may or may not have connection tabs and slots. Thes...
F-Series frames are available without returns: Fire Rated frames must have welded corners. Frames must include weled in wood or steel stud anchors. Installation requirements: Frames must be...
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 following size limitations per frame unit, are in enforced for welded elevation frames shipped from the factory. These limitations are in place due to the physical size of shipping tr...
Drywall Slip-on frames are recommended and designed to be installed as KD (Knock Down) assemblies and not recommended to be welded (SUA). If a DW-Series or K-Series is welded prior to installa...
Knock Down (KD) frames: KD frames are designed, manufactured and supplied with integral miters which include all notches, interlocking corner tabs and slots to allow for field assembly and do not r...
Fully Welded, Full Profile Welded; frame assembly
Steelcraft Paladin PW-Series doors and FP-Series frames meet FEMA Tornado Resistant requirements and have been designed and tested to meet the requirements of FEMA 361 guidelines and ANSI ICC500. ...
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...
Security anchors are used in DW/K frames located directly above or below strike preparation on door side of frame. Because there are only two points of anchoring, the compression anchor near the he...
Purpose: When there is concern for the weight of overhead wall construction, or, when multiple surface applied hardware components are being used. This continuous channel has the ability to spre...
Side Light and Side Panel frames - Side Light and Side Panel frames are not KD (Knock Down), they must be assembled and welded. All side lite and side panel frames must be assembled and welde...
No, sidelights are not available in the DW or K-Series frames. The DW and K-Series frame is only available in either 3-sided or borrowed light frames. DW and K-Series frames are only available...
Steelcraft does offer Thermal Break Frameson the FT series. Thermal break frames are available as:3-sided frames onlyFrames are available in 16 or 14 gauge steelFT series frames meet the requi...
Additional information on Thermal Break Frames can be found on Tech Data Pages 224 thru 227