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Frames

UL LABELED 3-SIDED FRAMES
Karpen Steel can provide UL 3-hour labeled frames as follows:

PROFILE WELDED/KD JAMB WIDTH
MIN/MAX
(with ½" backbends)
JAMB FACE
MIN/MAX
HEAD FACE
MIN/MAX
NOTES
Double Rabbet Welded 4" - 14" 1¼" - 4" 1¼" - 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" 1¼" - 4" on door side 1¼" - 4" on door side  
Double Egress Welded or
KD
5¾" - 14" Double egress profile,
Narrow side: 
138" - 3"
Wide side: 
258" - 4¼"
Single rabbet profile
2" - 4" on door side
258" - 458" on opposite door side (welded)
Double Egress profile (KD)
8'0" x 8' 0" Max Door Size
Double Rabbet KD 4½" - 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 478" - 14" 1¼" - 4" welded
2" - 4" KD
1¼" - 4" welded
2" - 4" KD
Faces must be equal

GENERAL NOTES

  • Minimum stop height is 58".
  • Door rabbet to suit door thickness.
  • Backbends: ¼" min., ¾" max. All frames must have backbends. Both backbends must be in the same plane.
  • Frames must be CRS prime painted or A60 Galvannealed, or G90 Galvanized.

OPENING SIZES

  • Singles: 4'-0" max. width x 10'-0" max. height.
  • Pairs: 8'-0" max. width x 10'-0" max. height.

ANCHORS

  • All labeled frames must have welded in anchors.
  • 2 anchors for 60" jambs or less.
  • 1 additional anchor for every additional 30".
  • E.O.Anchors 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: 4½" min., 12" max.
  • Note: Doors cannot swing off the mullion.
  • Removable mullions not available on labeled frames.

Hinges for Labeled Frames

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181 Reems Creek Rd., Weaverville, NC 28787
(828) 645-4821 • (800) 851-2131 fax
(828) 645-3230 fax outside USA
karpensteel@karpensteel.com
Karpen Steel Custom Doors and Frames
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