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ASTM E-119 is a test standard for walls, partitions and floor or roof systems: This test standard is also used for ceramic type glasses when used as window wall and/or borrowed light frames. ...
Yes, wood doors can be used and installed in most hollow metal frame applications including FE-Series and DE-Series Double Egress frames. Caution - For fire rated applications the wood door manufa...
DISCONTINUED: The Falcon T lock had a reinforcement kit for a 1 3/4" thick hollow metal door that prevents lateral movement of the latch. It is a piece of hard foam shaped like a doughnut...
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 ...
It is always recommended to point installers to the industry installation manuals which are very comprehensive and are ANSI documents. SDI (Steel Door Institute) installation manual can be found...
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 ...
Excessive premature frame rusting is caused by improper jobsite installation practices and most likely caused by the following circumstances: Grout: Frames are grouted in place using incorrec...
Pricing information is not a part of the Knowledge Center data. For all hollow metal price comparisons please e-mail the Steelcraft Estimating Team. For your reference, the e-mail address...
During the construction cycle, spot rust is usually attributed to either material handling damage or improper storage of the material on the jobsite. The material must be repaired and repainted as ...
Steelcraft locates all butt hinges from the top of the door to the centerline of each hinge as standard practice: Locating hinges to the center line of the hinge keeps all hinge locations the sa...
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...
Steelcraft frames and doors are furnished with a high grade, low gloss, baked-on prime paint that provides the best possible protection against corrosion, abrasion and weather, and is an excellent ...
CAD drawings are available for doors and frames in 3 drawing formats: Autocad (.dwg) - Release 12 Encapsulated PostScript (.eps) Data Exchange (.dxf) Drawings are available on the...
Thermal Bow is a temporary condition which occurs in metal doors mainly due to the temperature differential from one side of the door to the other. This may occur in exterior doors when direct sun ...
Steelcraft does not manufacture 12 gage closed section mullions. The maximum is 14 gauge. Steelcraft can provide the outer perimeter  (open sections only)  of a transom frame in 12 gage material. ...