Category Archive: Hollow Metal Doors

Oct 25

Mesker NVS Door vs Steel Stiffened

MESKER DOOR HAS SUCCESSFULLY CONVERTED OVER 50% OF STEEL STIFFENED DOOR JOBS TO THE NEW NVS DOOR MESKER DOOR AND IT’S LIMITED GROUP OF DISTRIBUTORS HAVE BEEN WORKING HARD TO SHOW OFF THE NEW NVS DOOR.  THE REVOLUTIONARY NVS (NO VISIBLE SEAM) DOOR, WHICH WAS INTRODUCED AS MESKER DOOR’S ANSWER TO THE SEAMLESS DOOR, IS NOW ALSO PLAYING A MAJOR ROLE …

Continue reading »

Oct 04

Introducing Mesker West

Mesker West Flyer

Related PostsWhat is a Kerf Frame? Mesker Kerf Frames Hollow Metal 4″ Frame Head Installation Demonstration in Knoxville ANSI A250.4-2011 Physical Endurance for Steel Doors

Jul 19

Commercial Door Field Measuring Chart

Field Measure Chart - Single

I can use your expertise.  I am trying to develop a commercial door field measuring chart for myself and to share with customers.  Review what I have so far and comment any suggestions you have. Related PostsFrames Twisted or Set Out of Square Tools of the Trade PL2 Frame Set Looking to Reduce Errors and …

Continue reading »

Jun 01

Mesker’s NVS Door Stands Tall against Thermal Bow

TwistTestCharg

As Temperatures Rise Mesker’s NVS Door can take the heat! As the summer temperatures start to rise, you may be receiving calls concerning lock/latch binding.  This may be due to “Thermal Bow”, a condition which occurs because of the exterior/interior temperature differential. When a hollow metal door is hit by direct sunlight and the inside …

Continue reading »

Apr 06

Peek-A-Boo…I don’t want to see you!

HMFxWDD1

This is my plea to all Architects designing commercial gang bathrooms.  And this is not, I repeat not just because I represent a Hollow Metal Frame manufacturer! I would like you to consider specifying Hollow Metal Frames with undersized or full louvered Wood Doors in lieu of Toilet Partitions. I have not discussed this issue …

Continue reading »

Apr 05

SDI Twist Test Simulated at the Mesker Door Factory

In order to maintain the highest quality standards for life safety and security, the Steel Door Institute requires that all doors meet rigid test requirements. To pass the test and meet the current standard set forth, 300lbs of pressure is applied to the upper lock edge corner of a steel door and can deflect no …

Continue reading »

Feb 14

Steel Stiffened Doors, a thing of the past?

Antique car

This used to be an innovation… And this used to be an innovation… Steel stiffened doors have vertical stiffeners running from top to bottom edge to create a stronger steel door suited for high traffic areas. But, there are problems with Steel stiffened doors such as twisting  under pressure. Their vertical stiffeners mean strong pressure …

Continue reading »

Aug 19

Keeping up with the…well, Mesker!

NVS Edge

The newest innovations in hollow metal, from the oldest hollow metal company in America. Their NVS Door, Slidelock Door, and Mesker Paint-state of the art prefinished hollow metal are all evidence that Mesker Door is serious about new innovations. The weakest part of a hollow metal door is often the seam. – FACT. The seam …

Continue reading »

» Newer posts