All SDI Standards and Alerts Available in
One Electronic “Fact File”
May 8, 2012
WESTLAKE, Ohio ― The Steel Door Institute (SDI) Fact File, a popular industry resource, has
the current version of every SDI standard in one PDF document. The Fact File has bookmarks
and is searchable, making it a user-friendly asset for design professionals.
The Fact File consists of eight ANSI/SDI Standards and Test Methods, 15 SDI Technical
Documents and two SDI Alerts. A brief summary of each standard is also provided. By viewing
SDI standards in digital format, design professionals can be assured they are always viewing the
Jeff Wherry, Managing Director of SDI, said, “The Fact File has been a mainstay on design
professionals’ bookshelves for decades. The electronic version was created so architects and
specifiers can access the current version of all of our standards with the click of a button.
Although we are still happy to mail a bound version free of charge to those that prefer a hard copy
of our standards.”
The Fact File is available on the Download Fact File page of the SDI website.
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About the Steel Door Institute
The Steel Door Institute (SDI) was established in 1954 as a voluntary, unincorporated, non-profit
business association with a mission of promoting the use of steel doors and frames in the
construction industry. Representatives of SDI member companies create and publish
manufacturing, quality and performance standards promulgated by the association, and distribute
them to licensed architects and construction specifiers at no charge.
Membership is open to all U.S.-based companies engaged in the production for sale of swing
steel doors and/or frames on a national basis for at least two years. Members agree to abide by
SDI manufacturing and quality standards that apply to all doors and frames they produce.