08 11 16 Aluminum Doors and Frames

08 11 16 Aluminum Doors and Frames


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2

Dimensions

8.5" x 11"

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Word Doc

Usage Limit

Unlimited Projects

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Aluminum Doors and Frames

 

Utilize this section to specify interior hinged and sliding aluminum doors and frames for doors and glazed openings for interior use.

 

Finishes included in this section are those recommended for interior use. For example, Class I and II anodized finishes are available, which are the same except for the thickness of the anodizing. If these products are used in a corrosive environment or an area subject to damage, consider specifying heavier duty finishes.

 

Fire-rated doors and frames must conform to the listing to which they were tested. In general, doors must be self-closing and require smoke seals.

 

Related Sections:

Exterior weather-rated  08 41 13 – Aluminum-Framed Entrances and Storefronts.

 

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