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Fire Rated Hollow Metal Frames

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FRAME DESIGNS

MAXIMUM DOOR SIZES

ALLOWABLE GLASS

TRANSOM PANELS

NOTES

3 HR

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5' x 12' SINGLE 10' x 12' PAIRS NONE 4' x 4' MAX.@ SINGLES 8' x 4' @ PAIRS
1-1/2 HR
"B"

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image199 4' X 10' SINGLES 8' x 10' PAIRS NONE 4' x 4' MAX. @ SINGLES 8' x 4' @ PAIRS
image200 4' x 8' SINGLES 7' x 8' PAIRS NONE MAX. PANEL HEIGHT = 48" MAX. PANEL WIDTH = 48" @ SINGLES 96" PAIRS PANEL AND DOOR CANNOT EXCEED 134" IN HEIGHT
3 HR
"A"

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image202 10' x 12' PAIRS NONE NONE MUST HAVE WCM HOLLOW METAL DOOR
3/4 HR
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MAX. SIZE OF FRAME = 136" WIDE x 144" HIGH
4' x 8' SINGLES 8' x 8' PAIRS 1,296 SQUARE INCH MAXIMUM FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL GLASS AREA 54" MAXIMUM DIMENSION WIDTH OR HEIGHT OPTIONAL FIRELITE GLASS PER FIRELITE SPECIFICATIONS 1-3/4" THICK PANELS TRANSOM-MAXIMUM 96" x 48" NOT TO EXCEED 3,072 SQ. IN. SIDELITE=MAXIMUM 96" x 48" NOT TO EXCEED 3,072 SQ. IN. SANDWICH PANELS 3,072 SQ. IN. NO DIM. TO EXCEED 96" WIRE GLASS (SEE NOTE BELOW)
3/4 HR
"C"

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MAX. SIZE OF FRAME = 136" WIDE x 144" HIGH
N/A 1,296 SQUARE INCH MAXIMUM FOR ANYINDIVIDUAL GLASS AREA 54" MAXIMUM DIMENSION WIDTH OR HEIGHT OPTIONAL FIRELITE GLASS PER FIRELITE SPECIFICATIONS NONE WIRE GLASS CAN HAVE GLASS BOTH SIDES ONE SIDE MUST BE 1/4" WIRE GLASS; OTHER SIDE MUST BE 1/4"

 

STANDARD HOLLOW METAL FRAME PROFILES AVAILABLE FROM 3" DEPTH UP TO AND INCLUDING 14" DEPTH, ALL RATINGS ARE "U.L." OR "WHI"

UL LABELED 3-SIDED FRAMES
UL 3-hour labeled frames as follows:

PROFILE

WELDED/KD

JAMB WIDTH
MIN/MAX
(w/ 1/2" backbends)

JAMB FACE
MIN/MAX

HEAD FACE
MIN/MAX

NOTES

Double Rabbet

Welded

4" - 14"

1 1/4" - 4"

1 1/4" - 4"

Faces must be equal

Single Rabbet

Welded

3 - 4"

2" - 3" on door side

2" - 3" on door side

 

Single Rabbet

Welded

4" - 14"

1 1/4" - 4" on door side

1 1/4" - 4" on door side

 

Double Egress

Welded or
KD

5 3/4" - 14"

Double egress profile,
Narrow side:
1 3/8" - 3"
Wide side:
2 5/8" - 4 1/4"

Single rabbet profile
2" - 4" on door side
2 5/8" - 4 5/8" on opposite door side (welded)
Double Egress profile (KD)

8'0" x 8' 0" Max Door Size

Double Rabbet

KD

4 1/2" - 14"

2" - 4"

2" - 4"

Faces must be equal

Single Rabbet

KD

3" - 14"

2" - 4" on door side

2' - 4" on door side

 

Communicating
Double Rabbet Only

Welded or KD

4 7/8" - 14"

1 1/4" - 4" welded
2" - 4" KD

1 1/4" - 4" welded
2" - 4" KD

Faces must be equal

General Requirements

  • Minimum stop height is 5/8".
  • Door rabbet to suit door thickness.
  • Frames must be CRS prime painted or Galvannealed, or Stainless Steel.

OPENING SIZES

  • Singles: 5'-0" max. Width x 12'-0" max. Height.
  • Pairs: 10'-0" max. Width x 12'-0" max. Height.

ANCHORS

  • All labeled frames must have welded in anchors.
  • 2Anchors for 60" jambs or less.
  • 1additional anchor for every additional 30".
  • E.O.Anchors does not include expansion bolts.

HARDWARE CONSIDERATIONS

  • 2 hinges for 60" jambs or less.
  • 1 additional hinge for every additional 30".
  • Openings over 8'-0" must use heavyweight hinges
  • Frames must be reinforced for hinges and closer and a strike. Openings must have positive latching.

FIXED MULLIONS

  • Faces: 2" min., 6" max.
  • Stop: 5/8" min.
  • Soffit: 1" min.
  • Jamb Width: 4 1/2" min., 12" max.
  • Note: Doors cannot swing off the mullion.
  • Removable mullions not available on labeled frames.

UL Labeled Sidelight and Borrowed Light Frames

UL Label: 45-min and 20-min labels
UL Label: 60-min label for Firelite® glazing

UL Labels for Sidelight, Borrowed Light and Transom Frames are available in a variety of configurations based on glazing material to be used.

Fax us a drawing of your specific requirement and we will work with you to provide a UL Label for your opening.

UL Labeled Transom Frames

Transom Frame with Fixed Mullion

  • UL Label: 45-min and 20-min labels

Transom Frame without Transom Bar

  • Transom Frames with Algoma Hardwood Inc. Model 11 DT fire doors and transom panels can be labeled with out transom bars.

Note: Lights exceeding the rating or size limitation in NFPA 80 must be approved by the authority having jurisdiction.

UL Labeled Frames with Corner Posts

  • UL Label: 45 min or 20 min
  • Angle: Any: 90 deg., 45 deg, etc.
  • Number of Corner Posts: Multiple, No Limit
  • Splices: Frame may be provided with splices for shipment.
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