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Hinge & Hardware Locations

Pre-Fitting Worksheet for Commercial Doors

Pre-Fitting Worksheet for Commercial Doors

This form is used to measure the hinge and hardware locations of doors being retro-fitted to existing frames.

Pre-Fitting Worksheet for Door Frames

Pre-Fitting Worksheet for Door Frames

This form is used to measure hinge and hardware locations for replacement frames or as a guide for door replacement when the old doors have already been discarded.

Hollow Metal Door Hinge & HW Locations by MFR

Hollow Metal Door Hinge & HW Locations by MFR

Use this diagram and table to identify common hinge and hardware locations for hollow metal doors.

Hollow Metal Frame Hinge & HW Locations

Hollow Metal Frame Hinge & HW Locations

Use this diagram and table to identify common hinge and hardware locations for commercial metal door frames.

Troubleshooting & Installation Guides

How to Install Hollow Metal Slip On Drywall Frames

How to Install Hollow Metal Slip On Drywall Frames

How to Install a 3-Piece Knocked Down Slip on Drywall Frame Using Compression Anchors (SDI Steel Door Institute)

Printable Manual
Video en Español

Hollow Metal Frames for New Stud Wall Construction

Hollow Metal Frames for New Stud Wall Construction

How to Install a Hollow Metal Frame During Construction of a New Stud Wall (SDI Steel Door Institute)

Printable Manual
Video en Español

Hollow Metal Frames for New Masonry Wall Construction

Hollow Metal Frames for New Masonry Wall Construction

How to Install a Steel Door Frame in a Masonry Wall, During New Wall Construction (SDI Steel Door Institute)

Printable Manual
Video en Español

Hollow Metal Punch & Dimple Frames for Existing Walls

Hollow Metal Punch & Dimple Frames for Existing Walls

How To Use Punch & Dimple Anchors to Mount Steel Frames to Existing Walls (SDI Steel Door Institute)

Printable Manual
Video en Español

Commercial Steel Doors & Frames: Storage & Topcoat

Commercial Steel Doors & Frames: Storage & Topcoat

Jobsite Storage and Field Application of Topcoat for Hollow Metal Doors & Frames (SDI Steel Door Institute)

Printable Manual
Video en Español

Commercial Doors: Hollow Metal Door Installation

Commercial Doors: Hollow Metal Door Installation

Recommendations & Best Practices for Commercial Steel Door Installation (SDI Steel Door Institute)

Printable Manual
Video en Español

Troubleshooting: Fix Gaps Between a Door & Frame

Troubleshooting: Fix Gaps Between a Door & Frame

How to Fix Gaps or Adjust Clearance Between the Edge of the Door and the Frame (SDI Steel Door Institute)

Printable Manual
Video en Español

Troubleshooting: Fix A Door That Won’t Close Properly

Troubleshooting: Fix A Door That Won’t Close Properly

How to Fix or Adjust a Door That Will Not Close Properly Due to Hinge Bind (SDI Steel Door Institute)

Printable Manual
Video en Español

Troubleshooting: Out Of Square & Twisted Frames

Troubleshooting: Out Of Square & Twisted Frames

How to Fix Hollow Metal Frames That Are Out of Square or Twisted (SDI Steel Door Institute)

Printable Manual
Video en Español

How to Measure for Replacement Commercial Doors

How to Measure for Replacement Commercial Doors

Recommendations & Best Practices for Measuring Replacement Doors (SDI Steel Door Institute

Timely Steel Frames: Standard Frame Installation

Timely Steel Frames: Standard Frame Installation

How to Install Timely Door Frames for Commercial Use

Video en Español

Disclaimer: These resources are based on general industry educational material. This information is not specific to any brand or model. Some video or print instructions may differ slightly from the products you have. Please note that all products sold by USA Fire Door should be installed by professional installers of commercial doors who are certified and familiar with typical product types & installation methods. The information and procedures included on this page are for educational purposes only. Building standards and accepted practices may vary based on geographic location or other factors. USA Fire Door cannot and does not, under any condition, assume responsibility for any losses related to the installation of products sold or any representations made on our website(s).

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