WHAT BASE ANCHORS ARE USED FOR TORNADO FRAMES

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Yes, an additional jamb anchor can be used at the bottom of the frame in lieu of the typical (adjustable or weld-in) base anchor in fire rated frames. This is limited to the anchor designed for...
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 ...
No, an adjustable base anchor is not supplied on frames with existing opening anchors. The anchor design for use in existing masonry walls, is a pierce and dimple in the frame soffit for 3/8"...
The following anchors are approve for use in FEMA Tornado Resistant openingsMasonry walls:Jamb anchors - Wire masonry anchorsSill (base) anchors - Adjustable base anchorsExisting walls:Jamb an...
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...
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. ...
The following are quantities of EMA anchors (pierce and dimples) based on range of frame height:  Quantity  Nominal Frame Height     2     1'...
Yes, stainless steel doors and frames are available. Door Construction: LS-Series: Visible edge seams Door construction similar to the L-Series LSW-Series: Seamless with we...
Steelcraft Paladin PW-Series doors and FP-Series frames meet FEMA Tornado Resistant requirements and have been designed and tested to meet the requirements of FEMA 361 guidelines and ANSI ICC500. ...
Masonry T anchor are approved for fire rated frames up to 3 hours. T Anchors are shipped lose for field installation. Anchor construction: The T portion and the strap do have minimum dimensions th...