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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: ...
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 ...
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...
As of February 2016, ND locks began shipping with a new latchbolt. The new latchbolt offers substantially improved performance in adverse door conditions (ex, with heavy door loading) andis more ro...
Prior to February 2016, using ND-Series locks on hollow metal doors required the use of latch spacers which prevent the latch from "fishtailing" (back end of latch moving from side to side). Latch ...
Decorative metal panels can only be attached if the panel manufacturer is UL listed in UL’s category GVUZ. All installation, sizes and hourly ratings are in accordance with that manufacturers” ...
Please contact Technical Product Support at 877-671-7011 option 2 for assistance.
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...