Tips

post

Critical for frames in new masonry walls to have silencers installed prior to installation to prevent mortar leakage through silencer holes. Silencers and holes not required on frames using adhesive applied smoke seal weatherstripping.

post

Open back strikes are for use on the inactive leaf of a pair of doors when each door is required to operate independently for egress but remain secure without using a coordinator.

post

Things to Consider – Spats A Spat is a full profile cover to wrap the bottom portion of a jamb Can be furnished for a new jamb or most commonly for retro-fit over existing jamb Used to cover or prevent rust in most applications Stainless steel is most common material used Could also be A60 […]

post

Anchors are JD specific and only available in ½” increments from 5 ¾” to 8 ¾” JD. These anchors are for use with 2″ face hollow metal frames and can be used in fire rated openings for wood stud, steel stud, and existing masonry walls.

HMF EXPRESS