Overview SDI08A
Steel Doors and Frames 101
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the various components of steel doors and frames
2. Explain the basics of fire rated openings and how to avoid negating a rating
3. Discuss the performance levels of doors, and how to avoid over- or under-specifying doors’ gauges
4. Describe the importance of hinge and strike locations, including the importance of proper reinforcement
5. List the types of specialty doors that are available and the general performance capabilities of each

The Steel Door Institute (SDI) was established in 1954 as a non-profit business association that develops standards for steel doors and frames. These standards are available free of charge so architects can ensure quality and consistency of steel doors and frames. SDI members are the only manufacturers that have been audited to ensure they meet our standards.
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Course number: SDI08A
Credits: 1 AIA HSW CE Hour
Credit applies to: Organizations
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Number of questions: 10
Format: Multiple Choice and True/False
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Note: A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion.
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