INTERIOR ALUMINUM DOOR FRAME

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Von Duprin doesn't offer any electric strike to fit into 1 1/2" aluminum/metal faced frame.  Minimum requirement to install 6211/6211AL is 1 15/32" mortise depth.
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...
Surface Mounted door closers are the most durable and common type of door closer. Mounted to the surface of the door or frame Can be configured (through installation or arm type) to meet a...
Aluminum trim is not available. All of our current trim offerings are steel.
Overhead Concealed door closers are used to provide a more aesthetic look to the opening.  Concealed in either the frame or the door Offer the ability to be adjusted to maintain control o...
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...
Astragals are required on: 3 hour fire rated pairs: Double doors - swinging in the same direction Double Egress - swinging in opposite directions Fire rated Dutch Doors Fire rated 1 3/4" t...
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...
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 ...
Yes, as an option, Steelcraft doors are available with factory prepared for the 98/9949 Concealed Vertical Cable Exit Device. L, B, CE, T and CE-Series doors are available factory prepared Door...
Tornado shelter applications require the use of Paladin PW14-Series doors and FP14-Series frames: Tornado shelter doors are a tested system comprising of the door, frame and hardware. ...
Yes, Steelcraft does offer optional A60 and A40 Galvannealed, and G90 Galvanized steel on doors and frames. Galvannealed A60 and A40: A60 coating designation - optional on all doors and frame...
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...
For both DW and K-Series Drywall Slip-on frames, Steelcraft locates the compression anchor in the jamb soffits approximately 4" down from the head on each jamb. Regardless of door opening height: ...
On May 1, 2013 the LM9000 lock was discontinued and replaced with the LM9300 Multipoint Lock. 
The LM9000 mortise lock, door with pre-assembled vertical rods, and frame all ship separately.  The soffit latch, bottom strike, and latch release will ship with the mortise lock, not the...
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...
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.