Code References

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2010- NFPA 80

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6.3.1.7- Clearances. 

6.3.1.7.1- The clearances between the top and vertical edges of the door and frame, and the meeting edges of doors swinging in pairs, shall be 1/8” +/- 1/16” for steel doors and shall not exceed 1/8” for wood doors.

4.8.4- Clearance.

4.8.4.1– The clearance under the bottom of a door shall be a maximum of ¾”.

4.8.4.2– Where the bottom of the door is more than 38 inches above the finished floor, the maximum clearance shall not exceed 3/8” or as specified by the manufacturer’s label service procedure.

5.2.4.2 (5)– Door clearances do not exceed clearances listed in 4.8.4 and 6.3.1.7.

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5.2.4.2 (8)- Latching Hardware operates and secures the door when it is in the closed position.

6.4.4.8- Strike Plates shall be secured to the frame with steel screws or other types of screws indicated by the manufacturer’s published listings or label service procedure.

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5.2.4.2 (1)- No open holes or breaks exist in surfaces of either the door or frame.

2013- NFPA 80

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6.3.1.7- Clearances. 

6.3.1.7.1- The clearances between the top and vertical edges of the door and frame, and the meeting edges of doors swinging in pairs, shall be 1/8” +/- 1/16” for steel doors and shall not exceed 1/8” for wood doors.

4.8.4- Clearance.

4.8.4.1– The clearance under the bottom of a door shall be a maximum of ¾”.

4.8.4.2– Where the bottom of the door is more than 38 inches above the finished floor, the maximum clearance shall not exceed 3/8” or as specified by the manufacturer’s label service procedure.

5.2.3.5.2 (6)– Door clearances do not exceed clearances listed in 4.8.4 and 6.3.1.7.

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5.2.3.5.2 (9)- Latching Hardware operates and secures the door when it is in the closed position.

6.3.1.7.1- The clearances between the top and vertical edges of the door and frame, and the meeting edges of doors swinging in pairs, shall be 1/8” +/- 1/16” for steel doors and shall not exceed 1/8” for wood doors.

6.4.4.8- Strike Plates shall be secured to the frame with steel screws or other types of screws indicated by the manufacturer’s published listings or label service procedure.

Active Frame Plugs

5.2.3.5.2 (2)- No open holes or breaks exist in surfaces of either the door or frame.

2016- NFPA 80

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6.3.1.7- Clearances. 

6.3.1.7.2- The clearances between the top and vertical edges of the door and frame, and the meeting edges of doors swinging in pairs, shall be 1/8” +/- 1/16” for steel doors and shall not exceed 1/8” for wood doors.

4.8.4- Clearance.

4.8.4.1– The clearance under the bottom of a door shall be a maximum of ¾”.

4.8.4.2– Where the bottom of the door is more than 38 inches above the finished floor, the maximum clearance shall not exceed 3/8” or as specified by the manufacturer’s label service procedure.

5.2.3.5.2 (6)– Door clearances do not exceed clearances listed in 4.8.4 and 6.3.1.7.

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5.2.3.5.2 (9)- Latching Hardware operates and secures the door when it is in the closed position.

6.3.1.7.2- The clearances between the top and vertical edges of the door and frame, and the meeting edges of doors swinging in pairs, shall be 1/8” +/- 1/16” for steel doors and shall not exceed 1/8” for wood doors.

6.4.4.8- Strike Plates shall be secured to the frame with steel screws or other types of screws indicated by the manufacturer’s published listings or label service procedure.

Active Frame Plugs

5.2.3.5.2 (2)- No open holes or breaks exist in surfaces of either the door or frame.

2019- NFPA 80

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6.3.1.7- Clearances. 

6.3.1.7.2- The clearances between the top and vertical edges of hollow metal doors and the frame, and the meeting stiles of doors swinging in pairs, shall be 1/8” +/- 1/16”.

6.3.1.7.3- High-pressure decorative laminate (HPDL)- faced doors, 1/3- hour rated flush wood doors, and stile and rail wood doors installed in hollow metal frames shall not have clearances greater than 1/8” + 1/16” between the door and frame and the meeting stiles of paired doors.

6.3.1.7.4-

4.8.4- Clearance.

4.8.4.1– The clearance under the bottom of a door shall be a maximum of ¾”.

4.8.4.2– Where the bottom of the door is more than 38 inches above the finished floor, the maximum clearance shall not exceed 3/8” or as specified by the manufacturer’s label service procedure.

5.2.3.5.2 (6)– Door clearances do not exceed clearances listed in 4.8.4 and 6.3.1.7.

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5.2.3.5.2 (9)- Latching Hardware operates and secures the door when it is in the closed position.

6.3.1.7.2- The clearances between the top and vertical edges of the door and frame, and the meeting edges of doors swinging in pairs, shall be 1/8” +/- 1/16” for steel doors and shall not exceed 1/8” for wood doors.

6.4.4.8- Strike Plates shall be secured to the frame with steel screws or other types of screws indicated by the manufacturer’s published listings or label service procedure.

Active Frame Plugs

5.2.3.5.2 (2)- No open holes or breaks exist in surfaces of either the door or frame.

IBC- 2018

CHAPTER 7 Section 716 Opening Protectives: 716.1 General. -Opening protectives required by other sections of this code shall comply with the provisions of this section and shall be installed in accordance with NFPA 80.

2019-NFPA 80

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  • 6.3.1.7 Clearances
    • 6.3.1.7.2* The clearances between the top and vertical edges of hollow metal doors and the frame, and the meeting stiles of doors swinging in pairs, shall be 1⁄8in.± 1⁄16in. (3.18 mm ± 1.59 mm).
  • 4.8.4 Clearance.
    • 4.8.4.1 The clearance under the bottom of a door shall be a maximum of ¾”.
    • 4.8.4.4 Where the bottom of the door is more than 38 inches above the finished floor, the maximum clearance shall not exceed 3/8” or as specified by the manufacturer’s label service procedure.
  • 5.2.3.5.2 (6) Door clearances do not exceed clearances listed in 4.8.4 and 6.3.1.7.

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  • 5.2.3.5.2 (9) Latching Hardware operates and secures the door when it is in the closed position.
  • 6.3.1.7 Clearances
    • 6.3.1.7.2 The clearances between the top and vertical edges of hollow metal doors and frame, and the meeting stiles of doors swinging in pairs, shall be 1/8″ – 1/16″.
    • 6.3.1.7.4 HPDL-faced doors, flush wood doors, and stile and rail wood doors with fire ratings greater than 1∕3 hour shall not have clearances greater than 1∕8 in. (3.18 mm) between the door and frame, regardless of the door frame construction, and the meeting stiles of paired doors.
    • 6.3.1.7.5 Door leaves constructed of other materials shall not have clearances greater than 1∕8 in. (3.18 mm) between the top and vertical edges of doors and meeting stiles of paired doors, unless otherwise permitted in the door frame, door, and latching hardware manufacturers’ published listings.
  • 6.4.4.8 Strike Plates shall be secured to the frame with steel screws or other types of screws indicated by the manufacturer’s published listings or label service procedure.

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  • 5.2.3.5.2 (2) No open holes or breaks exist in surfaces of either the door or frame.

Active Latch Protector

  • 5.2.3.5.2 (9) Latching Hardware operates and secures the door when it is in the closed position.
  • 6.3.1.7 Clearances
    • 6.3.1.7.2 The clearances between the top and vertical edges of hollow metal doors and frame, and the meeting stiles of doors swinging in pairs, shall be 1/8″ – 1/16″.
    • 6.3.1.7.4 HPDL-faced doors, flush wood doors, and stile and rail wood doors with fire ratings greater than 1∕3 hour shall not have clearances greater than 1∕8 in. (3.18 mm) between the door and frame, regardless of the door frame construction, and the meeting stiles of paired doors.
    • 6.3.1.7.5 Door leaves constructed of other materials shall not have clearances greater than 1∕8 in. (3.18 mm) between the top and vertical edges of doors and meeting stiles of paired doors, unless otherwise permitted in the door frame, door, and latching hardware manufacturers’ published listings.
  • 6.4.4.8 Strike Plates shall be secured to the frame with steel screws or other types of screws indicated by the manufacturer’s published listings or label service procedure.

Soffit Extensions

  • 6.3.1.7 Clearances
    • 6.3.1.7.4 HPDL-faced doors, flush wood doors, and stile and rail wood doors with fire ratings greater than 1∕3 hour shall not have clearances greater than 1∕8 in. (3.18 mm) between the door and frame, regardless of the door frame construction, and the meeting stiles of paired doors.
    • 6.3.1.7.5 Door leaves constructed of other materials shall not have clearances greater than 1∕8 in. (3.18 mm) between the top and vertical edges of doors and meeting stiles of paired doors, unless otherwise permitted in the door frame, door, and latching hardware manufacturers’ published listings.

2016-NFPA 80

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  • 6.3.1.7 Clearances
    • 6.3.1.7.2 – The clearances between the top and vertical edges of the door and frame, and the meeting edges of doors swinging in pairs, shall be 1/8” – 1/16” for steel doors and shall not exceed 1/8” for wood doors.
  • 4.8.4 Clearance
    • 4.8.4.1 – The clearance under the bottom of a door shall be a maximum of ¾”.
    • 4.8.4.2 – Where the bottom of the door is more than 38 inches above the finished floor, the maximum clearance shall not exceed 3/8” or as specified by the manufacturer’s label service procedure.
  • 5.2.3.5.2 (6) – Door clearances do not exceed clearances listed in 4.8.4 and 6.3.1.7.

Active Strike Extensions and Filler Plates

  • 5.2.3.5.2 (9) – Latching Hardware operates and secures the door when it is in the closed position.
  • 6.3.1.7.2 – The clearances between the top and vertical edges of the door and frame, and the meeting edges of doors swinging in pairs, shall be 1/8” – 1/16” for steel doors and shall not exceed 1/8” for wood doors.
  • 6.4.4.8 – Strike Plates shall be secured to the frame with steel screws or other types of screws indicated by the manufacturer’s published listings or label service procedure.

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  • 5.2.3.5.2 (2) – No open holes or breaks exist in surfaces of either the door or frame.

Soffit Extensions

  • 6.3.1.7 Clearances
    • 6.3.1.7.4 – HPDL-faced doors, flush wood doors, and stile and rail wood doors with fire ratings greater than 1∕3 hour shall not have clearances greater than 1∕8 in. (3.18 mm) between the door and frame, regardless of the door frame construction, and the meeting stiles of paired doors.
    • 6.3.1.7.5 – Door leaves constructed of other materials shall not have clearances greater than 1∕8 in. (3.18 mm) between the top and vertical edges of doors and meeting stiles of paired doors, unless otherwise permitted in the door frame, door, and latching hardware manufacturers’ published listings.

2013-NFPA 80

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  • 6.3.1.7 – Clearances
    • 6.3.1.7.1 – The clearances between the top and vertical edges of the door and frame, and the meeting edges of doors swinging in pairs, shall be 1/8” – 1/16” for steel doors and shall not exceed 1/8” for wood doors.
  • 4.8.4 – Clearance.
    • 4.8.4.1 – The clearance under the bottom of a door shall be a maximum of ¾”.
    • 4.8.4.2 – Where the bottom of the door is more than 38 inches above the finished floor, the maximum clearance shall not exceed 3/8” or as specified by the manufacturer’s label service procedure.
  • 5.2.3.5.2 (6) – Door clearances do not exceed clearances listed in 4.8.4 and 6.3.1.7.

Active Strike Extensions and Filler Plates

  • 5.2.3.5.2 (9) – Latching Hardware operates and secures the door when it is in the closed position.
  • 6.3.1.7.1 – The clearances between the top and vertical edges of the door and frame, and the meeting edges of doors swinging in pairs, shall be 1/8” – 1/16” for steel doors and shall not exceed 1/8” for wood doors.
  • 6.4.4.8 – Strike Plates shall be secured to the frame with steel screws or other types of screws indicated by the manufacturer’s published listings or label service procedure.

Active Frame Plugs ™

  • 5.2.3.5.2 (2) – No open holes or breaks exist in surfaces of either the door or frame.

2010-NFPA 80

Active Gap Fillers

  • 6.3.1.7 Clearances
    • 6.3.1.7.1 – The clearances between the top and vertical edges of the door and frame, and the meeting edges of doors swinging in pairs, shall be 1/8” – 1/16” for steel doors and shall not exceed 1/8” for wood doors.
  • 4.8.4 Clearance
    • 4.8.4.1 – The clearance under the bottom of a door shall be a maximum of ¾”.
    • 4.8.4.2 – Where the bottom of the door is more than 38 inches above the finished floor, the maximum clearance shall not exceed 3/8” or as specified by the manufacturer’s label service procedure.
  • 5.2.4.2 (5) – Door clearances do not exceed clearances listed in 4.8.4 and 6.3.1.7.

Active Strike Extensions and Filler Plates

  • 5.2.4.2 (8) – Latching Hardware operates and secures the door when it is in the closed position.
  • 6.3.1.7.1 – The clearances between the top and vertical edges of the door and frame, and the meeting edges of doors swinging in pairs, shall be 1/8” – 1/16” for steel doors and shall not exceed 1/8” for wood doors.
  • 6.4.4.8 – Strike Plates shall be secured to the frame with steel screws or other types of screws indicated by the manufacturer’s published listings or label service procedure.

Active Frame Plugs ™

  • 5.2.4.2 (1) – No open holes or breaks exist in surfaces of either the door or frame.