B&M Metal Doors & Frames’ resources section is a growing online collection of tutorials, guides, videos, documentation and links to information our clients needs get the most out of the doors, frames, hardware and supplies we sell. Please check back periodically for updates.
Door & Frame Measurement Guides
When installing or replacing a commercial hollow metal door on an existing steel door frame, precise measurements are needed to be sure the new door will fit and operate properly. The guides include hardware locations for the most popular manufacturers of hollow metal doors and the most common door heights.
Door Hardware Installation Guides
B&M’s commercial products can be installed in to meet multiple needs in a wide variety of configurations. To help avoid damaging your product and to ensure proper performance, we’ve added installation videos from our manufacturers.
American National Standards Institute
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) oversees the creation, promulgation and use of thousands of norms and guidelines that directly impact businesses. The Hollow Metal Manufacturers Association (HMMA), a division of ANSI member and accredited standards developer National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers (NAAMM), provides authoritative and unbiased information regarding the manufacture, design and use of hollow metal products.
National Fire Protection Association
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), established in 1896, is a world wide nonprofit organization, devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards.
Steel Door Institute
The Steel Door Institute, established in 1954 as a voluntary, non-profit business association, is a group of steel door professionals who work together to develop quality and performance standards for steel doors and frames.