The resources on this page help with the proper specification of standard and custom steel doors and frames. These should be considered as guidelines; always refer to your local or state code requirements.
This is an example of a section 081113 Hollow Metal Doors and Frames specification for a K-12 project that includes standard and custom doors and frames, acoustical assemblies, and thermal break frames.
This is an example of a section 081113 Hollow Metal Doors and Frames specification for a healthcare facility, which includes standard doors and frames, fire rated assemblies, sidelights, and more.
Design professionals often have to decide which type of frame is best-suited for their project. Learn about the most popular types of KD and welded frame constructions, along with the pros and cons of each.
When should frames be grouted? Ask three people and you’ll probably get three different answers. This article shares SDI's stance on grouting frames and why.
Learn about specifying steel doors and frames for blast resistance. This standard covers the terminology, levels of protection, and how to request a quote.
Although each facility’s security needs are unique, virtually every type of building requires protection against forced entry. Learn how to determine the degree of protection that is appropriate and which products are most suitable.
Download free door and frame drawings and models. They are available in all of the file types you need, including PDF, AutoCAD, Revit, and SketchUp. You can also download groups such as single steel doors or drywall.