rough opening dimensions for drywall kd frame

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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 ...
POCKET DOOR FRAME: A frame designed to allow a door to slide inside a pocket located within the cavity of a wall. The hinge jamb of the frame is replaced with a 2 piece jamb without a stop. I...
A Double Egress frame is a double door frame prepared to receive two single-acting doors swinging in opposite directions (both doors are) the same hand. These openings are installed in cross corrid...
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: ...
From head to centerline of each hinge (4 1/2" or 5") is 9 3/4", 39 3/64", 68 11/32" & 97 41/64".
The hinge spacing on a 9'0" frame opening height is 29 19/64".
From Head to top of each 4 1/2" hinge is 7 1/2", 36 51/64", 66 3/32" & 95 25/64". From Head to top of each 5" hinge is 7 1/4", 36 35/64", 65 27/32" & 95 9/64".
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...
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...
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 ...
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...