Details of Overhead Door Jamb and Head Conditions in masonry construction are a good practice. In some simple projects they may not be required. However, by detailing the conditions, you create a basis for requiring the level of detail that the project should receive. These details show steel for the surfaces that the overhead door seals against and is attached to.
These details are suggested to specify any special configuration, construction and materials required for the conditions required at the jambs and heads of door overhead doors in masonry construction.
As you collect details of various conditions, it becomes a simple matter to include this information in the drawing set.
- This detail is suggested to specify the configuration, construction and materials required for the conditions required at the jambs and heads of overhead door frames in masonry construction.
- This detail can eliminate the need for specifications covering these conditions.
- These details are usually referenced in the door schedule or they could be tagged in plans and elevations.
- Unless other details cover typical flashing, weep holes and other components of the masonry, those things should be shown here.
- Make sure that your situation will not require the lintel to be fire-proofed. An exterior wall rating or load-bearing masonry are two examples that could make this a requirement.
- You may want a specification covering the quality and installation aspects of these materials.
- These details could be placed on the Door Schedule sheet, the A-600 series of sheets per the National CAD Standards or on the A-500 Exterior Detail sheets.
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