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Christiaan

Frame stops for Door Tool

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We need the door tool to support frame stops. These can be both planted or rebated, as attached image.

 

We need this for a number of reasons:

  • Correct visual representation in 3D and 2D views
  • The ability to visually check that we're providing the correct clear opening
  • For accurate scheduling

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This is definitely needed for entertainment design where the shop often builds from the details on the drawing rather than buying stock doors.

KM

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As our Building Code Changed in 2015 and we need 860 clear path of travel. As most North American Door manufactures generally don't make a 860 clear commercial door the alternative is to go from the old standard 915 (36") door to a 965 (38") door. We have found the need due to space considerations, to use a 915 door so we have specified special order doors. The result is we need to show smaller stops within the door frame in some instances to prove to a building official that we have 860 CLEAR path of travel through a door. So we draw the frame stop in & mark all doors SIM. Having the ability to show a door stop in a frame would be great! (So would a standard 925 or 930 commercial door btw)

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Just came to make this request, this is a must. My boss (a hand-drafting dinosaur) thinks I am a heathen for not drawing the stops.

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