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Steel Building Accessories

Steel building accessories not only provide comfort, protection, and convenience to the occupants of the building, but they also enhance the appearance of the metal structure.

Walk Doors
Walk-doors for steel buildings are standard-sized doors where people can walk through. They are provided either as pre-assembled or knock down (field assembled). For either option, the sizes available are 3070, 4070, and 6070.

Pre-assembled walk-doors have the following features:

•  Foam insulated and specifically designed for use on steel buildings
•  Self-framing for easy installation
•  Finished in two-coat primer
•  Available in two colors, white or brown
•  Shipped in wood crates for added protection
•  Lever locks are Grade 2 standard
•  Ball bearing and powder coated hinges
•  Insulated jambs
•  3070 and 6070 doors made of 20-gauge or 18-gauge material

Knock down walk-doors have the following features:

• Foam insulated and specifically designed for use on steel buildings
•  Shipped knocked down for easy field assembly
•  Made of 20-gauge galvanized material, prime painted and pre-finished
•  Available in two colors, white or bronze
•  Includes weather stripping
•  Includes entrance lock
•  Shipped in polybag and full cardboard carton
•  Lever locks are Grade 2 standard
•  Ball bearing and powder coated hinges

The following accessories for both types of walk-doors are also available at an additional cost:

•  Panic levers for standard locksets
•  Grade 1 lever locks
•  Mortise locks with knob as standard; lever also available
•  Half Glass door with tempered, wire, or insulated glass (24” X 30”)
•  Narrow Lite door with tempered, wire, or insulated glass (6” X 30”)
•  Vision Lite with tempered, wire, or insulated glass (16” X 16”)
•  Heavy-duty closer, available upon request
•  Latch guard
•  18-gauge door leaf (standard for 4070 doors)

Skylights
Skylights are used to allow natural lighting into the steel building, making it energy efficient. Made of heavy-duty fiberglass, these translucent panels can be installed on the roof or on the walls. Skylights are often sold in twos. To determine how many can be installed in a metal structure, suppliers look at the number of bays or spaces between columns. Skylights are available in 5’-0” and 10’-0” nominal lengths. It is suggested that the panel at the end of any wall with skylights be a full height steel panel, for better corner trim attachment.

Windows
Just like in any structure, windows are essential for steel buildings because they provide light and ventilation. They also improve the appearance of the metal structure. Windows for steel buildings are self-framing for easy installation and can be placed anywhere where there are no columns or cable bracing. Metal building windows are either insulated or un-insulated and are available in a range of standard sizes.