Guidelines for the Use of Gasketing and Thresholds for Standard Steel Doors and Frames

Date:Jan 28, 2019

      The attached details represent the recommendation of The Steel Door Institute in this important corollary area. This document should in no way be considered an endorsement of any manufacturer nor does it imply that any materials not shown should be considered inferior weatherstripping.

The criteria employed in the selection of these details included:

1. The experience of the Institute with the details shown.

2. The adaptability of the material shown to standard steel doors and frames.

3. The ability to maintain gasketing at the door and frame during periods of normal thermal  ovement to the balance of the building structure.

4. The availability of the material from normal commercial sources.

5. Ease of maintenance.

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