Entrances – General Specifications



   Sill Support Construction

  • Bolted Frame or Mitered and Welded Construction


  • Groutless design
    • 10,000 Class A loading
    • 6,000 class C1 loading
  • Grouted design
    • No loading limit
  • Fully adjustable for easy leveling
  • Sill angles are 7ga. sheet steel with 1/4” wall mounting feet and 10ga. gussets
  • 1/2” stud mounting anchors included





Painted or Stainless frames and doors


   Sill – Groutless Design

Maximum 10,000 class A loading
Maximum 6,000 class C1 loading


   Sill Material:   Header Construction

Aluminum (Standard)
Nickel Silver (Optional)
Stainless (Optional)


  • 10ga. sheet steel
  • Drilled for GAL mounting
    (contact MEI for other drilling)
   Frame Construction    Door Construction
  • Bolted construction or mitered and welded
  • 16ga. stainless or sheet steel standard
    – 14ga. optional
  • Accommodates any wall thickness
  • UL labeled for Gypsum construction
  • 2″ wide return, strike and header perimeter
  • Sheet Steel is powder painted
  • Bolted entrance frames are for either right or left hand use
  • For Gypsum wall construction, front of frames attach using frame clips  


  • 1.5 hour fire rating UL label
  • Door are right- left- hand specific
    – can be drilled to switch
  • Standard doors are clad in 20ga. stainless
    – 16ga. optional
  • Painted doors have no cladding
    gloss paint requires sheet steel skin
  • Use (2) Nylube slide door guides (gibs) with (1) 14ga. safety retainer gib (per door panel) 
  • Drilled for GAL door operator
    (contact MEI for other drilling)
  • Sight guard finish matches door finish
  • See Cab/Entrance Parts & Accessories for stand alone doors and accessories

   Strut Construction

   Fascia Construction

  • 10ga. sheet steel
  • Strut extensions may be needed for gypsum construction


  • 14ga. galvannealed
  • 48″ maximum height per section


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