hinge backsets on doors

RELATED FAQS

Question
Answer
Hinge backset is the dimension from the leading edge of the hinge to either the stop on the frame or to the stop face (push side) of the door. For operating clearance, the hinge backset on the d...
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 ...
Backset
The backset for a 98/99 rim PANIC device with 1609 strike is 2 3/8" from center of the opening to center line of the device. See template
The backset is 2 3/4" from edge of door to the center line of the device and strike. The preparation for the WS98/99 strike must be specified when placing order for the frame.
The SL-Series door is a square edge non-handed door. A Hinge Filler  (also referred to as Hinge Spacer) is the small removable trim part located on the door between hinge leaf and hinge reinforcem...
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...
 Cam Lift Hinges are specially designed hinges used mainly on acoustical door assemblies. The Cam Lift Hinge lifts the door during its travel and seats the door bottom for a pos...
The standard gap between a pair of doors will be 3/16" when used with a Steelcraft  "Z" astragal. If a wide inactive leaf is requested (no astragal) the gap between the doors will be...
Doors require special downsizing for continuous hinges. The amount of downsizing depends on the hinge specified (manufacturer and type) and the hinge application (Full Mortise versus Full Surface v...
EPT power transfer preparations are not available on the Paladin PW14-Series door and FP14-Series frame. Electrified hinges are available on the Paladin PW14-Series door a...
Hinge manufacturers do not require or recommend that doors should be reinforced for continuous hinges. Steelcraft does not reinforce for continuous hinges unless it is specified on the customers' P...
The following hinges are available on Paladin series doors and frames: Butt hinges -  4 1/2", 5" or 6" ball bearing type either standard or heavy duty Continuous hinges - full mortise...