Frame is too large for wall

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Wallboard must penetrate a minimum of ½” into the hollow metal frame, based on NFPA Pamphlet 80, (page 80-2, figure A.4.6.3.1) .
Yes, an additional jamb anchor can be used at the bottom of the frame in lieu of the typical (adjustable or weld-in) base anchor in fire rated frames. This is limited to the anchor designed for...
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...
DE-Series, DW-Series, FN-Series, F-Series, K-Series, MU-Series
DW-Series, K-Series, Drywall Frame; Slip-on Frame
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 ...
The following are quantities of EMA anchors (pierce and dimples) based on range of frame height:  Quantity  Nominal Frame Height     2     1'...
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...
FBC Approvals: Yes, Steelcraft doors do meet the Florida Building Code (FBC) Protocols (TAS 201, TAS 202 & TAS 203) Missile impact & ASTM E-330 applications Dade County NOAs: Yes,...
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...