American Door Co of Maryland

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hollow Metal Frames

We are distributors for Pioneer hollow metal frames.  We inventory most sizes and can make practically anything in our shops including radius top and odd size frames.

Installation of Hollow Metal Frames
Abbreviations
Descriptions

Abbreviations

4 - Meaning rabbet for 1 3/4" door
8 - Meaning rabbet for 1 3/8" door
3FS - 3 sided single frame
3FP - 3 sided pair frame
CO - Cased Opening Profile
HJ - Hinge Jamb
SJ - Strike Jamb
HDR - Head Jamb
HD4 - 4" Head Jamb
F - Masonry Profile
DW - Drywall Profile
KD - Knock Down
CRS - Cold Rolled Steel
GALV - Galvanized
SS - Stainless Steel
TRIM - The face edge of the frame that shows - typically 2"
ROUGH OPENING - typically 2" wider x 1" taller than given frame size for wrapping applications and 4" wider x 2" taller for butt applications.


Describing a Frame

3FS DW-16-4 558 3070 CRS KD RH

3FS - 3 sided single frame
DW-16-4 - Drywall profile, 16 gage, 1 3/4" rabbet
558 - Overall jamb size (5 5/8")- wall size is 1" less
3070 -size of the door opening. Sizes are always given width x height.
CRS - Cold Rolled Steel
KD - Knock Down
RH - Specifies the hand of the frame


 

 

 

 

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