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DASMA continually develops Technical Data Sheets (TDS) to provide information on technical issues about DASMA products. Data sheets are designed to aid users, purchasers, installers, and specifiers of our products.

Technical Data Sheets are not substitutes for instruction sheets from manufacturers. Always consult with individual manufacturers for specific recommendations for their products and always check applicable local regulations.

Garage Door / Rolling Door Wind Load Calculator, based on
ASCE 7-98 / 7-02 / 7-05 (in Excel Format)

Garage Door / Rolling Door Wind Load Calculator, based on
ASCE 7-10 (in Excel Format)

DASMA/AAMA/WDMA/FMA Technical Bulletin Relating ASCE 7-10 Design Wind Loads to Fenestration Product Ratings

Calculated values are for preliminary design purposes only. Final responsibility lies with a registered design professional.

Commercial & Residential Garage Door Technical Data Sheets
1. TDS #151 - General Code Inspection Guidelines for Garage Doors
2. TDS #152 - Garage Doors & High Wind Events
3. TDS #153 - Vertically Reinforced Sectional Garage Doors
4. TDS #154 - DASMA Metal Gauge Chart
5. TDS #155 - Residential and Commercial Wind Load Guides
6. TDS #156 - Standard Wood Header and Jamb Detail Guidelines
7. TDS #157 - Garage Doors and Foam Plastic
8. TDS #158 - Glazing in Garage Doors
9. TDS #159 - Garage Doors and Foam Plastics-Canadian Applications
10. TDS #160 - Sectional Garage Door Terminology
11. TDS #161 - Connecting Garage Door Jambs to Building Framing
12. TDS #162 - Wood Door Finishing Guidelines
13. TDS #163 - Garage Door R-Value
14. TDS #164 - Drywall Surfaces and the Mounting of Garage Door Hardware
15. TDS #165 - Garage Door Manual Operation
16. TDS #166 - Guidelines For Connecting A Drawbar Operator To A Sectional Garage Door
17. TDS #167 - Sectional Garage Door & Electric Operator Checklist for Home Inspectors and Consumers
18. TDS #168 - Wind Loads on Garage Doors - FAQ
19. TDS #169 - Garage Door Certification Program
Common Questions and Answers for Manufacturers
20. TDS #170 - DASMA Garage Door Certification Program
Common Questions and Answers
Dealers/Contractors/Design Professionals/Code Officials/Consumers
21. TDS #171 - Official Color Codes for Torsion and Extension Springs
22. TDS #172 - Garage Door Labels
23. TDS #173 - Garage Doors and Ventilation
24. TDS #174 - Post-High Wind Event Door Operation by a Building Occupant
25. TDS #175 - Post-High Wind Event Door Operation by a Trained Door Systems Technician.
26. TDS #176 - Adding Weight To a Garage Door Assembly
27. TDS #177 - Application of Kd Factor To Garage Door Wind Load Determination Using ASCE 7
28. TDS #178 - Garage Door Wind Load Determination - Effective Wind Area
29. TDS #179 -

Wood Garage Door Inspection and Maintenance Guidelines

30. TDS #180 -

Wind Load Ratings for Non-Tested Garage Door and Rolling Door Sizes

31. TDS #181 - General Code Inspection Guidelines For Wind Load Rated Garage Doors
32. TDS #182 -

Technical Considerations for Dock Doors

33. TDS #183 - Garage Door Component Substitution
34. TDS #184 - Garage Doors and Tidal Surge Related Breakaway Construction
35. TDS #185 - Thermal Bowing of Garage Doors with Bonded Core Sections
36. TDS #186 - Vehicular Access Doors and the Wildland-Urban Interace
37. TDS #187 - Environmental Considerations for Exterior Doors (Sectional Doors; Rolling Doors and High Performance Doors)
38. TDS #188 - Insurance Mitigation Factors for Homeowners Purchasing Garage Doors In Florida
39. TDS #189 - Sound Transmission
40. TDS #190 - Factors Affecting Spring Cycle Life

Rolling Door Technical Data Sheets
1. TDS #155 - Residential and Commercial Wind Load Guides
2. TDS #251 - Architects and Designers Should Understand Loads Exerted by Overhead Coiling Doors
3. TDS #252 - Test Rolling Fire Doors in the Fully Open Position ONLY
4. TDS #253 - Rolling Fire Doors: Installation of Hoods and Covers
5. TDS #254 - Guidelines for Installation of Rolling Fire Door Release Assembly
6. TDS #255 - Guidelines for Fusible Links
7. TDS #256 - Sensing Edges for Rolling Doors (replaced by TDS-368, Sensing Edges)
8. TDS #257 - Procedure for Repair of UL Classified Rolling Steel Type Fire Doors
9. TDS #258 - Rolling Steel Fire Doors: Release Options
10. TDS #259 - Metal Rolling Type Door Jamb Construction: Steel Reinforcement in Masonry Walls
11. TDS #260 - Common Rolling Steel Door Installation Problems
12. TDS #261 - Common Jamb Construction for Rolling Steel Fire Doors: Masonry Construction - Bolted and Welded Guides
13. TDS #262 - Common Jamb Construction for Rolling Steel Fire Doors-Non Masonry Construction-Bolted Guides
14. TDS #263 - Common Jamb Construction for Rolling Steel Counter Fire Doors-Masonry Construction-Bolted Guides
15. TDS #264 - Common Jamb Construction for Rolling Steel Counter Fire Doors-Non Masonry Construction-Bolted Guides
16. TDS #265 - Standard Rolling Door Architectural Details
17. TDS #266 - Rolling Steel Fire Door Protection for Fire Wall Openings
18. TDS #267 - Rolling Door Labels
19. TDS #269 - Rolling Door Performance Evaluation
20. TDS #270 - Recommended Rolling Door Maintenance Practices for Building Maintenance Supervisors
21. TDS #271 - Rolling Steel Fire Doors, Drop Testing and Annual Follow-Up
22. TDS #272 - Rolling Door Counterbalancing
23. TDS #273 - Rolling Steel Fire Doors Mounted on Steel Tubes, Set Against Face of Fire-Rated Walls, Bolted Guides
24. TDS #274 - Rolling Steel Door Paint Wear
25. TDS #275 - Procedure for Repair of FM Approved Rolling Steel Type Fire Doors
26. TDS #276 - Rolling Door "Red Zone" For Installations and Service
27. TDS #277 - Metal Coiling Slat Door Terminology
28. TDS #278 - Rolling Steel Fire Doors and Balanced Fire Protection.
29. TDS #279 - Rolling Door Operation Under Wind Load Conditions
30. TDS #281 - Rolling Door Wind Load Determination - Effective Wind Area
31. TDS #282 - Rolling Doors and Hurricanes
32. TDS #283 - Rolling Sheet Door Terminology
33. TDS #284 - Rolling Door Winding Bars
34. TDS #285 - Relocating an Existing Rolling Steel Fire Door
35. TDS #286 -

Rolling Sheet Door Maintenance and Performance Evaluation

36. TDS #287 - Rolling Door Component Substitution
37. TDS #288 - Special Considerations for Rolling Fire Doors or Exterior Openings
38. TDS #289 - Rolling Sheet Doors – Accessibility In Self-Service Storage Facilities
39. TDS #290 - Protecting Rolling Steel Fire Doors from Vehicular Traffic Related Damage
40. TDS #291 - Rolling Doors and High Wind Events
41. TDS #292 - Vehicular Access Door Interface with Building Framing
42. TDS #293 - Architects and Designers Should Understand Loads Exerted By Rolling Sheet Doors
43. TDS #294 - Environmental Considerations for Exterior Doors (Sectional Doors; Rolling Doors and High Performance Doors)


Operator & Electronics Technical Data Sheets
1. TDS #350 - Door and Gate Operator Terminology
2. TDS #351 - Federal and State Garage Door Operator Legislation Guidelines for Dealers and Installers
3. TDS #352 - Automatic Vehicular Gate Operating Systems: Guidelines for Specifiers, Designers, Dealers, Installers and End Users
4. TDS #353 - Gate Operators and the UL 325 Standard
5. TDS #354 - Loop Systems and Depth in Road Pavements
6. TDS #355 - Access Controlled Egress Doors
7. TDS #356 - UL 325 and Gate Installations Frequently Asked Questions
8. TDS #358 - Gate Operators and OSHA Requirements
9. TDS #359 - Gate Operators and NEC Provisions
10. TDS #360 - Placement of Gate Operator Controls
11. TDS #361 - Garage Doors Operated in Tandem
12. TDS #362 - Garage Door Operator Pre-Wiring Diagram
13. TDS #363 - Evaluation of Garage Door Operators Employing Photoelectric Eyes
14. TDS #364 - Installation Height of Photoelectric Sensors
15. TDS #365 - Dimensions to Consider When Installing an Accessible Communications System
16. TDS #366 - Gate Operator Pre-Installation and Site Planning
17. TDS #367 - Testing of External Entrapment Protection Devices Used With Vehicular Gate Operators
18. TDS #368 - Sensing Edges
19. TDS #369 - Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Automated Garage Door Systems
20. TDS #370 - Rationale Behind the Provisions of ASTM F 2200 & Illustration Guidelines Based on the Provisions of ASTM 2200 (AFA Reference #6-125A) (NOMMA Reference #325-003-2000)
21. TDS #371 - Automated Vehicular Gate Systems: Checklist for Inspectors and Property Owners
22. TDS #372 - Rationale Behind Development of Provisions of DASMA 303 Performance Criteria for Accessible Communications Entry Systems
23. TDS #373 - Automated Vehicular Gate Systems: Checklist for Installers
24. TDS #374 - Land-Mobile-Radio (LMR) System Frequency Interference With Garage Door Openers Questions and Answers
25. TDS #375 - Motor Operated Commercial Sectional Doors and Rolling Doors Electrical Service Installation Recommendations
26. TDS #376 - Automated Vehicular Gate System Warning Signs / Placards
27. TDS #377 - Selection, Placement, and Quantity of Photoelectric Eyes for Automated Vehicular Gates
28. TDS #378 - Automated Vehicular Gate System Emergency Access
29. TDS #379 Telephone Entry Systems - Purpose, Types and Installation Basics
30. TDS #380 Automated Vehicular Gate Systems and the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) - Frequently Asked Questions
31. TDS #381 Rolling Doors Operated by Roller Chains

High Performance Door
1. TDS #401 - High Performance Door Terminology
2. TDS #402 - High Performance Door Warning Labels
3. TDS #403 - Environmental Considerations for Exterior Doors (Sectional Doors; Rolling Doors and High Performance Doors)
4. TDS #404 - Guide Specification for High Performance Doors
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