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Door Placement - Sidewall Attachment Options

Mounting a bifold door to a sidewall option 1 and 2

OPTION 1

OPTION 2

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Mounting a bifold door to a sidewall option 3 and 4

OPTION 3

W/ FREE STANDING HEADER

OPTION 4

W/ FREE STANDING HEADER

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Mounting a bifold door to a sidewall option 5 and 6

OPTION 5

OPTION 6

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Door Placement / Sidewall Free / Standing Header

Bifold door mounted to building's sidewall using a free standing header

OPTION 7

Free Standing Header

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W/ FREE STANDING HEADER

Bifold door mounted to building's sidewall and endwall using a freestanding header

SIDE WALL

END WALL

Measurements for Bifold doors mounted to building's sidewall or endwall using a free standing header

SIDE WALL

END WALL

Door Placement - Sidewall

Illustration of bifold door mounted to free standing header on sidewalll

Double 2x12

Extension Header
Bracket

Door Frame

Lateral Bracing

Free Standing Header

Single Hinge

Building Sheeting

Building side column
wood or steel

Free Standing Header - Sidewall

Illustration showing how to connect free standing header to building sidewall

SIDE WALL

            Substitute Hangar Bracket
3" x 4" x 1/4" Angle Extension Bracket

         (Sized per door / place by each hinge)

Lateral Bracing

Free Standing Header

Building side column
wood or steel

Door Placement - Endwall

Schweiss Bi-Fold Door mounted to endwall of round roof building

END WALL

Door Placement - Sidewall

Schweiss bi-fold door mounted to sidewall of round roof building

Sheeting

Canopy Roof

Door Header Channel

Curved Angle

SIDE WALL

Wood Building Mounting Styles

Face Mount style for bifold door to a wood building

(A) Face Mount
Door shall be mounted on the exterior walls of building. - Select one

Bi-Fold Door Frame

Wood
Column

Outside of
Building

Inside of Building

Top View

Sheeting is offset

Standard Header - Layout

Representing a wood building.

Building
    Line

Flush Mount style for bifold door to a wood building

Top View

(B) Flush Mount
Door shall be mounted flush with exterior walls of building. - Select one

Bi-Fold Door Frame

Wood
Side Column

Outside of Building

Inside of Building

Sheeting is on the same plain

Recessed Doors - Layout

Representing a wood building.

Building
    Line

Steel Building Mounting Styles

Face Mount style for bifold door to a steel building

Top View

(A) Face Mount
Door shall be mounted on the exterior walls of building. - Select one

Bi-Fold Door Frame

Side Wall Girt

Outside of
Building

Inside of Building

Sheeting is offset

Standard Header - Layout

Representing a steel building.

Building Line

Building Side
Column

Flush Mount style for bifold door to a steel building

Top View

(B) Flush Mount
Door shall be mounted flush with exterior walls of building. - Select one

Bi-Fold Door Frame

Side Wall Girt

Outside of Building

Inside of Building

Sheeting is on the same plain

Recessed Door - Layout

Building Line

Side Wall

Face Mount style for bifold door with a free standing header to a steel building

Top View

(C) Face Mount w/ Free Standing Header
Door shall be mounted on the exterior walls of building. - Select one

Free Standing Header

Bi-Fold Door Frame

Side Wall Girt

Outside of
Building

Inside of Building

Sheeting is offset

Standard Header - Layout

Building Line

Building Side
Column

Free Standing
Header Leg

Representing a steel or wood building.

Flush Mount style for bifold door with a free standing header to a steel building

Top View

(D) Flush Mount w/ Free Standing Header
Door shall be mounted flush with the exterior walls of building. - Select one

Bi-Fold Door Frame

Free Standing Header

Building
side column

Inside of Building

Sheeting is on the same plain

Recessed Header - Layout

Building Line

Outside of Building

Free Standing
Header Leg

Side Wall Girt

Representing a steel or wood building.

 

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