The FE Series double-egress frames meet requirements for interior heavy- to extra heavy-duty applications in commercial and industrial applications, for virtually all types of buildings and wall constructions.
The FE Series frames are specified as knock-down (KD) for field assembly before installation, or welded for installation as a complete unit. The DE Series frames allow for use of swing-clear hinges, an essential feature when local building codes maintain clear-width requirements (typically 44”).
Die-mitered corner connection ensures tight fit and assembly. Universal hinge preparations allow for easy field conversion. Frames are factory prepared for field-installed silencers.
Structural strength and ease of installation
FE Series: attractive, tight and closed die-mitered corner connection; miter includes four corner tabs designed with concealed connection, eliminating need for continuous profile welding
DE Series: die-mitered corner connection ensures tight fit and assembly; frame must be welded prior to installation
Patented universal hinge preparations allow for easy field conversion from standard weight .134” (3.3mm) thick hinges to heavyweight .180” (4.7mm) hinges
Factory prepared for field-installed silencers
Exceeds industry standards
Overall frame construction meets and exceeds ANSI A250.8-2003 (SDI-100)
Hardware preparations and reinforcements meet ANSI A250.6-2003
FE Series and DE Series drywall frames meet fire rating requirements; they are listed for installations requiring compliance to both neutral pressure testing (ASTM E152 and UL-10B) and positive pressure standards (UL-10C)
Factory-applied baked-on rust inhibiting primer meets ANSI A250.10-1998 (R2004)