what gage doors are best for STC

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STC stands for Sound Transmission Class. An STC (Sound Transmission Class) is a single number rating system derived from measured values of sound transmission loss in accordance with ASTM E90 and...
 Cam Lift Hinges are specially designed hinges used mainly on acoustical door assemblies. The Cam Lift Hinge lifts the door during its travel and seats the door bottom for a pos...
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 ...
Levels and Models (covered in ANSI A250.8 (SDI 100) "Recommended Specifications for Standard Steel Doors and Frames") are SDI term aid in the selection and specification pr...
CE Series door in a variety of embossed panel designs and gages. The CE series embossed panel doors also offer a wide range of specifiable options including sizes, glass light designs and hardw...
High Definition (High Def) door panel designs have deeper shadow lines than conventional CE-Series designs. CE-Series doors are available with optional High Definition (HD2 and HD2A) door panel de...
Purpose: When there is concern for the weight of overhead wall construction, or, when multiple surface applied hardware components are being used. This continuous channel has the ability to spre...
Steelcraft offer a 12 gage F-Series frame. Basic product offering: Door opening size: Single Door = 4´-0" x 8´-0" Double Door = 8´-0" x 8´-0" Double rabbet only. Single rabbet is not ...
Hinge manufacturers do not require or recommend that doors should be reinforced for continuous hinges. Steelcraft does not reinforce for continuous hinges unless it is specified on the customers' P...