Steel Frames

We carry steel frames for various needs. Expandable, Welded, Thermally Broken and much more. Not sure what you need, ask one of our experts.

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Narrow Steel Knockdown Expandable Frame

COMMERICAL STEEL EXPANDABLE FRAME – SPECIFICATION

REGULAR REVERSIBLE KD FRAME

Specifications

Gauge: 18 GA
Height: 6’8”to 8’0”
Width: 2’0” to 8’0”

Fire Rating

W.H.I 90min Maximum
(for single or double openings)

Adjustable & Reversible

Adjustable Reversible Series
Frames provide the ultimate
versatility for use in drywall or
masonry butt applications.
ADJREV frame will accommodate
wall thickness ranging from
4 1/2” to 7 3/4”.

ADJ REV frame provides the ideal
strength and durability for all
commercial, residential and new
construction applications.

Machining

  • Prepared for (3) 4 1/2” hinge reinforcing
  • ASA (4 7/8”)
    Strike Reinforcement
  • Square cut corners
  • Sliding interlocked brackets that operate smoothly and positively.
  • Faces punched & dimpled for wall anchoring
  • Silencer holes

LARGE EXPANDABLE MITERED KD FRAME

Specifications

Gauge: 16 GA
Height: 6’8”to 8’0”
Width: 2’0” to 8’0”

Wall Thickness
ADJ-Large: 7 1/2” to 12 1/4”

Fire Rating
W.H.I 90min Maximum
( for single or double openings)

Frame Profile

Machining

  • Knock Down (K.D.) Corner
    Connection
  • Prepared for (3) 4 1/2” hinge reinforcing
  • ASA (4 7/8”) Strike Reinforcement
  • Square cut corners
  • Sliding interlocked brackets that operate smoothly and positively.
  • Faces punched & dimpled for wall anchoring
  • Silencer holes
  • #7 Drywall Screws (6 per jamb, 4 per head)

Rough Opening

18GA Expandable Steel Frame (expands from 4 1/2” – 7 5/8”)
16 GA Large Expandable Steel Frame (expands from 7 5/8” – 12 1/2”)

DOOR WIDTHROUGH OPENING
FOR SINGLE DOOR
ROUGH OPENING
FOR DOUBLE DOOR
2’6” (29 3/4”)31 1/2”61 3/4”
2’8” (31 3/4”)33 1/2”65 3/4”
2’10 (33 3/4”)35 1/2”69 3/4”
3’0 (35 3/4”)37 1/2”73 3/4”
DOOR HEIGHTROUGH OPENING HEIGHTS (FINISHED FLOOR)
6’8” (79 1/8”)81 1/8”
7’0” (83 1/8”)85 1/8”

Door Handling

Rules:

  1. The hand of the door is always determined from the outside.
  2. The outside of an exterior door is the street or entrance side.
  3. The outside of an auditorium door is the corridor or hall side.
  4. The outside of a room is the corridor or hall side.
  5. The outside of a closet door is the room, corridor or hall side.
  6. The outside of a single communicating door is the side from
    which the butts are visible when the door is closed.

HAND OF DOOR:
RIGHT HAND (RH)

HAND OF DOOR:
LEFT HAND
(LH)

HAND OF DOOR:
RIGHT HAND
REVERSE (RHR)

HAND OF DOOR:
LEFT HAND
REVERSE (LHR)

MASONARY WELDED FRAME

FIX THROAT 16 GA WELDED FRAME – 5 3/4” to 7 3/4” jamb depth

Thermally Broken Welded Frame

Thermally Broken frames are designed to eliminate thermal transfers between exterior and interior surface. The combination of galvanneal steel and polyvinyl chloride (P.V.C) thermal break ensures energy conservation and efficient insulating qualities.

16 GA Welded Masonry Steel Frame (5 3/4” jamb depth with a 4 3/4” throat)
(7 3/4” jamb depth with a 6 3/4” throat)

DOOR WIDTHROUGH OPENING
FOR SINGLE DOOR
ROUGH OPENING
FOR DOUBLE DOOR
2’6” (29 3/4”)34 1/4”64 1/4”
2’8” (31 3/4”)36 1/4”68 1/4”
2’10 (33 3/4”)38 1/4”72 1/4”
3’0 (35 3/4”)40 1/4”76 1/4”
DOOR HEIGHTROUGH OPENING HEIGHTS
6’8” (79 1/8”)82 1/4”
7’0” (83 1/8”)86 1/4”

WELDED B LIGHT FIRE RATED WINDOWS

Specifications

Gauge: 16 GA
Depth: 5 ¾” / 7 ¾”

Fire Rating
45 minutes