Hollow Metal Frames
|Michbi offers a full line of 16 gauge knockdown (KD) frames
in galvanneal steel to meet any of your architectural needs.
Constructed of ASTM-525 galvanneal steel, our frames are durable and
versatile. Unlike other hollow metal suppliers, we can fabricate
various size frames and custom profiles in our state of the art
factory. In addition, we can fabricate frames in 13, 14 and 18 gauge
as well as stainless steel. We stock a wide range of throat sizes
including 3-1/2," 3-3/4," 4-5/8," 4-7/8,"
5-5/8," 6-1/8," 7-1/4," and 7-3/4." We stock
also widths in the most popular sizes: 2'-0," 2'-4,"
2'-6," 2'-8," 2'-10," 3'-0," 3'-4," 3'-6,"
3'-8," 4'-0," 5'-0," and 6'-0." Combined with
our stock heights of 6'-8" and 7'-0," we are able to
expedite your frame orders by combining stock material with custom
fabrication. Many options are available including fire-rating,
lead-lining, specialty frames and non-standard sizes are available upon
Knockdown Drywall Frames (KDW Series) come in
three parts and are designed to be installed after drywall opening is
finished. These frames are ideal for new construction as the
installation is fast and neat in appearance. Our most
popular frames come mitered with pressure-fit anchors, weld in base strap
anchors, corner gussets and prepped
for hinges and strike.
Masonry Welded Frames (MW Series) have welded
face corners that are ground
smooth and come standard reinforced with masonry strap anchors
as well as dust covers for all hardware cut outs. A variety of
specialty anchors are available upon request to meet your construction
needs. These frames are typically used in new masonry wall construction as
the contractor builds the wall around the frame. As with all of
Michbi frames, welded floor anchors, hinge and lock strike preps are
standard. Continuously welded frames are available upon request.
Drywall Welded Frames (DW Series) also have welded corners that are
ground smooth. Various wall anchors are available, the most popular
being a welded Z anchor in this application. These frames are
typically used in new drywall construction where the contractor is erecting
a wall around the framing material. These frames come standard with
hinge and lock strike preps. Upon request, these frames can be made
continuously welded as well.
Specialty frames that are also available upon request include single
rabbet, cased opening, double egress, hospital stops, buck/sub-buck,
pocket door, split top, transom and side-lite frames. Michbi
also offers lead lined frames that are utilized in areas where radiation
issues occur such as hospitals and laboratories. We are licensed
under ITS and UL to fabricate full spectrum fire-rated