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A 4110 with AVB (advance variable back check) would be recommended. Using a SCUSH (Spring Cush) arm will also help minimize shock to all door hardware.
Followings are the reason for 98/99 exit alarm ALK not sound when push bar is activated. Make sure key switch on exit alarm ALK is turned on, wait for 20 seconds before you activating the pushba...
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....
  Steelcraft offers all the standard lights as well as special size glass lights in the H-series door. Effective April 1, 2012, (Bulletin # B-100.12) the default for Dezigner Trim in H-S...
No. The Steelcraft H-Series hurricane door does not meet the FEMA 361 guidelines. The Paladin (PW14-Series) door does meet the FEMA 361 guidelines.
The 4600 operator is designed to meet the ANSI Code 156.19 that limits the opening force to a 15 lbs.  By code and design, the operator must stop opening the door when an obstruction or resistance ...
H-Series doors in single leaf applications with only mortise locks meet the FBC / NOA Zone 4 requirements? 3070 max flush outswing applications Zone 4 requires 120 to 170 psf.
Clear Opening Width for swinging doors is measured (with the door open 90 degree) from the face of door to stop soffit on strike jamb.          &nbs...
The 1461 Rw/PA requires a 4-3/8" minimum top rail on the door without the use of a drop plate.  If top rail is less than 4-3/8" a 1460-18PA drop plate will have to be used.
 8827 vertical rod device is available for 7 or 8 feet tall door standard. 12", 24", 36" and 48" extension rod kits are available for taller doors (8 feet max on fire rated openings). We do no...
4640 Flush Ceiling mounting requires a minimum 1-3/4" Header, and a minimum 3-3/4" Top Rail on the door.
The minimum top rail required to mount a 4110 closer is 5-1/8" measured from the stop of the frame. If the top rail is less than 5-1/8" the 4110-18 drop plate is required.
To correctly answer this question, we need to know how much more force is required to get the door closed. They could try turning the Rod & Shoe over (short side of shoe towards the hinge), or they...
The use of Panic Hardware and/or Fire Exit Hardware is required by the International Building Code (IBC) and NFPA 101 – The Life Safety Code, depending on which code and which edition of the code i...
Most Panic devices are not designed for exterior applications. As with any mechanical device, exposure to the elements may affect the operation and life of the device and/or finish an...
Causes for AA battery drain in CO-Series LOCKS - Possible Cause Fix/Corrective Actions  One of the four AA batteries was inserted reversed and the reserved battery drains the other batteries. ...
ICC 500 is the most up-to-date testing standard for community and residential storm shelters that provide a safe refuge from storms that produce high winds, hurricanes, and tornadoes. The testing...
Both FEMA 320 and FEMA 361 provide design guidelines for tornado resistant structures. FEMA 320 pertains to residential safe rooms (occupancy <16 people) whereas FEMA 361 is for community...
Only the Schlage LM/LMV9300 series when used with a Steelcraft Paladin door meets the FEMA 320 / 361 guidelines and the ICC-500 standard for wind and impact.
Causes for AA battery drain in AD-Series LOCKS Possible Cause Fix/Corrective Action 1)      One the four (or eight) AA was inserted reversed and the rese...