Frames: Drywall

Republic offers a complete line of drywall frames available in 16 and 14 gage cold rolled or A60 galvannealed steel. Frames are knock-down construction and are designed to be installed in standard or non-standard wall sizes over pre-finished or unfinished drywall. Drywall frames are available for either 1 3/8 or 1 3/4 inch thick doors. They have precision mitered corners for a smooth attractive design.

Typical Frame Profiles
  • Unequal Rabbet

    Rabbet

  • Single Rabbet

    Single Rabbet

  • Cased Open

    Cased Open

  • Double Egress

    Double Egress

  • Hospital Stop

    HS

Typical Wall Construction
  • Steel Stud

    Stud

Typical Sill and Wall Anchors
  • Pressure Anchor

    Pressure Anchor

  • Sill Anchor

    Sill Anchor

Tech Data (PDF) Tech Data

Drywall Frames Technical Data

  • Thickness: Made for two basic door thicknesses: 1 3/8 or 1 3/4 inch
  • Gages: 16 or 14
  • Faces: 1 1/4 to 4 inches
  • Standard Rabbets: 1 3/8 inch (actual dimension 1 9/16 inch) or 1 3/4 inch (actual dimension 1 15/16 inch) Rabbet dimension is 3/16 inch greater than the door thickness.
  • Stop: 5/8 inch standard
  • Closer Reinforcement (Optional): 1 3/8 inch x 14 inch x 12 gage plate; 12 gage Snap-In or 12 inch long x 12 gage sleeve
  • Size Availability: Maximum size single - 5 feet x 10 feet; Maximum size double - 10 feet x 10 feet
  • Fire Label Range: Maximum fire rating 90 minutes with compression anchors.
  • Universal Standard / Heavy Weight Hinge: Frames for 1 3/4 inch doors shall have a 9 gage steel hinge reinforcement plate, projection welded with provisions for 4 1/2 inch x 4 1/2 inch template hinges. Hinge plate is designed to be modified to accept a heavy weight hinge by removing four projections. Frames for 1 3/8 inch doors shall have a 11 gage steel hinge reinforcement plate, projection welded with provisions for 3 1/2 inch x 3 1/2 inch standard weight template hinges. Optional: 8 inch or 10 inch, 7 gage reinforcement
  • Strike Prep: Frames for 1 3/4 inch doors shall have a 14 gage steel strike reinforcement plate, extruded and formed to the equivalent of 10 gage, projection welded with provisions for Universal ANSI A115.1 or ANSI A115.2 strike (4 7/8 inch). Frames for 1 3/8 inch doors shall have a 14 gage steel strike reinforcement plate, extruded and formed to the equivalent of 10 gage, projection welded with provision for Universal ANSI A115.3 strike (2 3/4 inch).
  • Hinge Backset: 5/16 inch
  • Backend: 1/2 inch (Double Return)
  • Anchors: Welded in compression anchors with loose sill anchors and hole plugs (Ordered separately)
  • Silencer Prep: 9/32 inch diameter holes shall be provided as standard on strike jambs and double headers (3 per strike jamb and 2 per double head). Mutes are not supplied and must be ordered separately.
  • Double Heads: Double heads are undersized by 1/16 inch (except for cased open heads which are nominal).
  • Mortar Guards: Mortar guards of 26 gage steel shall be welded to each hinge and strike reinforcement plate.
  • Profiles: Equal Rabbet, Unequal Rabbet, Single Rabbet, Double Egress, Cased Opening, and Kerf (Special profiles available, consult factory).
  • Handing: Frames are handed

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