Specify SDI Certified.
SDI Certified is a popular industry certification from the Steel Door Institute. To earn this certification, manufacturers are regularly audited to ensure they meet our rigorous manufacturing, performance, and quality standards. Certified manufacturers are also required to maintain compliance with ANSI standards on a continuous basis.
Many Claim to Meet Our Standards
Only a select list of the most respected steel door and frame manufacturers have proven it and are proud to be called SDI Certified. These manufacturers only produce high-quality standard, custom, and specialty products in strict adherence to ANSI standards.
A Cut Above the Rest
When it comes to steel doors and frames, quality is everything. The SDI Certification assures architects and design professionals that the manufacturer of their doors and frames meet the highest standards available in the industry.
SDI Certification Requirements
Manufacturers must meet or exceed these ANSI requirements to be classified as SDI Certified.
MADE IN AMERICA
Doors & Frames Manufactured in the USA
Test Procedure & Acceptance Criteria — Prime Painted Steel Surfaces for Steel Doors & Frames
Test Procedure & Acceptance Criteria — Physical Endurance for Steel Doors, Frames & Frame Anchors
Standard Specification — Cold Rolled Steel Sheets
Standard Specification — Galvanized / Galvannealed
Standard Specification — Positive Pressure Fire Test
Recommended Practice — Hardware Reinforcing on Standard Steel Doors & Frames
Test Procedure & Acceptance Criteria — Factory Applied Finish Coatings for Steel Doors & Frames
Standard Practice — Steady-State Thermal Transmittance of Steel Door & Frame Assemblies
Manufacturing Tolerances — Standard Steel Doors & Frames
* if offered by manufacturer