MOLDED PANEL INTERIOR DOORS HOLLOW CORE
Building Quality Doors Since 1866
Part 1 : GENERAL
1.1 Scope : Subject to local building codes , this product is intended for use in :
1.1.1 Single family dwelling interior applications . 1.1.2 Multifamily dwelling interior applications . 1.1.3 Light commercial interior applications .
1.2 Product Description : 1-3 / 4 ” or 1-3 / 8 ” side-hinged door systems manufactured by STEVES DOORS .
1.2.1 Door system components include : door panel ( s ), bifold panel ( s ), door frame , and hinges .
Part 2 : BASIC MATERIALS
2.1 Door Panel : STEVES DOORS molded panel doors shall be manufactured using an assembly process that includes molded wood fiber facings , fiberwood or finger joint wood stiles and rails and a corrugated or foam build-up core . A water-based latex primer is used on the door facings , stiles and rails . The door facings are to be bonded ( Type 2 glue is standard ) to the stiles , rails and corrugated or foam build-up core which forms a 3-ply structural attachment .
2.1.1 The mounting surface for hinge hardware shall be fiberwood stiles or finger joint wood . Hinge preparation is as follows : 1-3 / 8 ” thick doors are to be machined for 3-1 / 2 ” standard weight radius hinges and 1-3 / 4 ” thick doors are to be machined to accept 4 ” standard weight radius hinges . Reinforcement for the latch hardware shall be 3 ” x 7-1 / 2 ” particle board lock blocks . Face bore ( s ) for cylindrical lock and deadbolt are to be 2-1 / 8 ” diameter at 2-3 / 4 ” or 2-3 / 8 ” backset .
2.1.2 Edge preparation of the vertical stiles is to be specified at time of ordering : square or beveled both sides .
2.2 Bifold Panel : Steves Doors molded panel bifolds shall be manufactured using an assembly process that includes molded wood fiber facings on both sides , finger joint wood stiles and rails and a corrugated or foam build-up core . The door facings are to be bonded ( Type 2 glue is standard ) to the stiles , rails and corrugated or foam build-up core which forms a 3-ply structural attachment .
2.3 Door Frame : Wood jambs shall be either a flat jamb with the doorstop applied or a 2-piece split jamb . For 1-3 / 8 ” thick doors , the hinge jamb shall be mortised for 3-1 / 2 ” standard weight radius hinges and for 1-3 / 4 ” thick doors jambs are to be mortised to accept 4 ” standard weight radius hinges . Strike jamb preparations are to be machined for full lip cylindrical strike plate . Double door units shall include preparations for a ball catch located at the top of door on both door panels and is designed to latch into the head jamb .
2.4 Hinges : ( 3 ) standard weight radius hinges are required on doors 7 ’ 0 ” height or smaller . ( 4 ) standard weight radius hinges are required on doors greater than 7 ’ 6 ”.
Part 3 : DELIVERY , STORAGE & HANDLING
3.1 Delivery : Care shall be exercised during shipping and handling of the product to prevent damage .
3.2 Storage & Protection : Once doors have left the factory , every possible effort should be made to hold moisture changes to a minimum during the process of shipping , storing and installation . Doors should either be stored flat on a level surface or vertically on the
Product specifications are subject to change without notice .
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Molded Wood Fiber Facing
Fiberwood or Finger Joint Wood Lock Stile
PB ( Particle Board ) Lock Blocks
bottom edge . Storage area should be clean , dry and well ventilated . After delivery to the building site , the doors must be protected from the weather . They should not be stored in freshly plastered or cemented areas . Doors should never be stored outdoors ; but if outdoor storage is unavoidable , they should be protected with a waterproof cover and piled at least 12 inches from the ground with free ventilation all around .
Part 4 : EXECUTION
4.1 Examination : Verify that the site conditions are acceptable for the product to be installed per the manufacturer ’ s specifications . Door frame openings are to be plumb , true and level ; verify before beginning installation . Fasteners used are to be of the type , number and quality to meet the requirements of the application .
4.2 Installation : Protective packaging shall be removed prior to installation . Installer shall be experienced in the type of work required for proper door installation and follow manufacturer ’ s product information , including product installation instructions and technical data sheets .
4.3 Finishes : See Steves Doors Finishing Instructions for complete finishing details . Immediately after fitting and before hanging any interior door on the job , the entire door , including the top and bottom edges , must receive an application of a primer and two coats of a good grade of paint , varnish or lacquer . Adequate drying time must be allowed between coats . For job-site finishing , do not use a water-thinned paint unless an oil base prime coat is first applied . All coated surfaces should have inspections at least once a year to ensure that door components are not exposed . Reseal as needed .
Part 5 : GENERAL PERFORMANCE
5.1 Acoustical Performance : 1-3 / 8 ” thick molded panel doors with corrugated cell core have a sound transmission class ( STC ) rating of 25 . ( See acoustical performance data sheet for other interior door units .)
Part 6 : WARRANTY
Fiberwood or Finger Joint Wood Top Rail
8-Ply Corrugated or Foam Build-up ( Hollow Core )
Fiberwood or Finger Joint Wood Hinge Stile
Fiberwood or Finger Joint Wood Bottom Rail
6.1 Limited 5-Year - Warranty terms and conditions are available at www . stevesdoors . com .
Section 8210.1 Rev . 7-2015