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Drywall Slip-on Frame is an industry term describing a 3 sided frame designed to be installed on a wall composed of steel or wood studs with gypsum board or other facing material and is i...
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...
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...
Drywall Slip-on frames are recommended and designed to be installed as KD (Knock Down) assemblies and not recommended to be welded (SUA). If a DW-Series or K-Series is welded prior to installa...
DW and K-Series frames are designed to slip onto a stud wall after the wall is finished (painted, wall papered, etc). Walls can be either wood stud or steel stud Used only for interior applicat...
It is always recommended to point installers to the industry installation manuals which are very comprehensive and are ANSI documentsClick here to get the updated link to the Steelcraft Shop M...
DW/K-Series frames (Drywall Slip-On) are not recommended for installation in high traffic areas. DW/K-Series frames are installed in interior stud walls after the wall board is installed and ...
DW-Series Fire Rated Borrowed Lights are available in the following sizes: 60 minute (1 hour) rating = 2721 square inches of visible glass. maximum frame rabbet to rabbet dimensions = 78 1/4...
Both the DW and K-Series frames are identical with the exception of the base anchoring. Both the DW and K-series frames are supplied with a field adjustable compression anchor in each jamb located ...
The rough opening dimensions are the same for either Welded (SUA) or Knock Down (KD) frames For F, FN, FE, DE, MU three sided frames and four sided borrowed light frames: New masonry Walls: N...
 For DW, K three sided frames and four sided borrowed light frames: Three sided frame = door opening width (order size) plus 1 1/2" minimum to 2" maximum and the door opening height ...
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: ...
No, sidelights are not available in the DW or K-Series frames. The DW and K-Series frame is only available in either 3-sided or borrowed light frames. DW and K-Series frames are only available...
If the door hits the frame (or rubs on the rabbet of the head or jamb) the frame is out of square and improperly installed. Door edge rubbing on the rabbet - shimming the hinges may resolve the...
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...
DE-Series, DW-Series, FN-Series, F-Series, FE-Series, K-Series, MU-Series, FP-Series, FR (Double Egress Frame, Drywall Frame, Drywall Slip on Frame, Multi-Use Frame, Tornado Resistant)
Fire Rated three (3) frames are available in the following maximum door opening sizes: F and FN-Series frame: 4' 0" X 10' 0" single door opening 8' 0" X 10' 0” double door opening MU-Ser...
DW-Series, K-Series, Drywall Frame; Slip-on Frame
Drywall Throat Fillers are used when wall thickness is between 1/8” (3mm) to 1/4” (6mm) less than the frame throat dimension, throat filler section(s) can be used to fill the gap, assuring the prop...