Hollow Metal Frame installation

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Industry standards for hollow metal frames installation tolerances have been developed by both the SDI (Steel Door Institute) and HMMA (Hollow Metal Manufacturers). Both standards are based on the ...
Yes, wood doors can be used and installed in most hollow metal frame applications including FE-Series and DE-Series Double Egress frames. Caution - For fire rated applications the wood door manufa...
Steelcraft frames and doors are furnished with a high grade, low gloss, baked-on prime paint that provides the best possible protection against corrosion, abrasion and weather, and is an excellent ...
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...
This condition (toed in or toed out jambs) is usually not found until the door is installed. Frames which have toed in or toed out jambs have been installed out of tolerance. It is the resp...
Excessive premature frame rusting is caused by improper jobsite installation practices and most likely caused by the following circumstances: Grout: Frames are grouted in place using incorrec...
Out of plumb (also referred to as twisted) frames usually cannot be adjusted. "Out of Plumb or Twisted frames (or jambs)" is a condition created by improper wall construction and/or improper insta...
It is the responsibility of the installing contractor to install all material in accordance with SDI or HMMA installation standards and tolerances. Out of square frames which are installed out of t...
Grouting frames is: A process done in the field during hollow metal frame installation  The internal cavity of the frame is fill with masonry or mortar It is intended to mainly provide ...
To mount the 6030 series closer in a hollow metal frame, the frame has to be a "cased open" frame (meaning no stops formed in the frame) because the 6030 series closer is a double acting closer, wh...