Welded Frames for Steel Doors
Some specifications only state “welded frames” and not whether they want face welds or full profile welds. In instances like this where full profile welds are not requested, specifiers can expect to receive face welded frames.
Face welded frames are the default because fully welded frames would unnecessarily increase cost and lead time. Fully welded frames may be preferred for some specialty applications, and you should consult with the manufacturer.
New AIA Education Courses Available
Ready for a deeper dive into high performance doors? Learn the benefits and how to specify for forced entry, acoustic, bullet resistant, blast resistant, custom, wood grain, tornado, hurricane, stainless steel, lead-lined and temperature-rise doors.