Fire Rated Doors and Frames - Sweets

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Fire Rated Doors and Frames - Sweets

3 SIDED FRAMES — FIRE RATED PRODUCTSTHREE SIDED FRAMES:Typical ElevationsSingleDutch Pair Removable Mullion Double EgressMultiple OpeningFIRE RATED THREE SIDED FRAME:The three sided frames covered in this section have been tested in accordance with UL10C and NFPA252-1999, and listed by eitherUnderwriters Laboratories (UL), Warnock Hersey (IT/WHI) and FM Global (FM). The ratings and sizes available are shown on the following pages.Three sided frames are designed to be set on the floor and anchored to the wall construction. All frame anchoring must be in accordance with theinstallation instructions for the appropriate frame construction.THREE SIDED FRAMES CONFIGURATIONS:Labeled three (3) sided frames are available in the following configurations:• Single opening – hinge jamb, strike jamb and head.• Double opening – two hinge jambs and a head. Commonly referred to as pairs swinging in the same direction.• Double swing with a mullion – two hinge jambs, a head and a mullion (stationary or removable).This opening configuration is actually considered as two single door openings.• Double egress – a unique contoured frame (profiles) with two hinge jambs and a head.This opening configuration is used in corridor applications and consists of a pair of doors, each swinging in the opposite direction.• Dutch doors – hinge jamb, strike jamb and head, used in storeroom applications.• Multiple opening – a unique application having a combination of hinge and/or strike jambs, vertical mullions and head.• Communicating openings – an application including a door(s) mounted in both rabbets, usually used in the hospitality markets and installedbetween adjoining rooms.APPROVED FRAME SERIES:Frames covered in this section are F, FN, FE, DE, DW, K and MU. Regardless of the frame series being used, all frames must be installed into a fire rated wall.LISTING INFORMATION COVERED:All listings covered in this section are for reference and assistance in developing overall parameters of approvals. Several variables such as hardware,wall construction, installation and application will affect the fire ratings. Individual manufacturer's listings will take precedence.All listings shown in this section conform to the requirements of UL 10C & NFPA252 test requirements.INSTALLATION:Installation of all Steelcraft framing systems shall conform to the published Steelcraft installation instructions, ANSI/SDI A250.11 Recommended InstallationInstructions for Steel Frames and HMMA-840. All fire rated frames must be installed in accordance with NFPA Pamphlet 80, and/or the local AHJ.Details are subject to change without prior notice.Technical Data Manual Rev. 11/08 9.2.1

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