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Tech Tips: Coordinators

August 19, 2018 News, Tips

There are 2 basic types of Coordinators. Both only require reinforcements in hollow metal frames for surface mounting.

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.

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.

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 […]

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.

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