Insights and expertise for doors and frames
Oct
3
2014

Hi everyone-Dave Goetzinger has been busy with his local distributor training (interested?) so I am filling in as his guest blogger. My name is Amy Vigneux and I am the Marketing Communications Manager for our door and frame division. Thanks for visiting!

Have you stayed in a hotel this year? If so, what made the …

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Sep
7
2014

In future installments on this blog, I will be talking about troubleshooting doors and frames. Common problems associated with door openings require shims to be installed in the correct place to solve the issue.

This video will cover the basics of shimming a door and the effect it has on the opening.   Future articles and …

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Aug
13
2014

With the severe tornadoes experienced throughout the Midwest and Southeastern parts of the United States in the last few years, there has been much focus on tornado shelters.  The doors, frames and hardware supplied for public buildings are required to be tested and certified as a tornado shelter opening under the ICC 500 guidelines.  No …

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Jul
17
2014

The unique design of the Maiman Thermal Fused door has raised many concerns about the strength of the hinge dowels.  The hinge does have to hold up the entire weight of the door.  This dowel design has been tested to the WDMA’s TM-8 test.  This test is designed to check the strength of an attached …

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Jul
15
2014

Welcome!

Hello and welcome to the launch of Dave’s Door Opening Blog, my name is Dave Goetzinger.  I am the Technical Marketing Manager for ASSA ABLOY Door and Perimeter Security Group.  All of us within the Door Group are very excited about the premiere of this blog.  The brands we represent are Ceco Door, CURRIES, Fleming, …

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