Posts Tagged 'troubleshoot'

Sep
2
Thermal Bow Illustration

Thermal Bow Illustration

Thermal bow is a temporary condition that may occur in certain applications of metal door openings.  The cause of thermal bow is differing temperatures on either side of an opening.  When steel doors experience a temperature difference between the door faces, the top and bottom of the lock edge of the door …

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Mar
11

Blast Openings


When you have a project with blast requirements, consult your door manufacturer to help you get the information needed to quote and provide the correct products. After participating in a project or two, you will see it is not that difficult of a product to provide.

Security is a core responsibility of a door …

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Feb
5

Today’s building designs are pushing the limits for glass. Green buildings require more natural light to be brought into the building for energy savings and to provide a more inviting environment for building occupants. A challenge faced by specifiers is determining what type of glass to provide in doors to meet the aesthetic needs of …

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Jan
26

STC (Sound Transmission Class) openings have gained popularity in the recent years for many reasons. The healthcare market require STC partitions because poor acoustical conditions may have a negative impact on a patient’s physiological health and increase their chances of being readmitted to the hospital. Acoustics can also impact perceptions of privacy, comfort, safety, and

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Sep
7

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 …

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