Technical Data Sheets

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.

COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL

View our commercial and residential door technical data sheets.

ROLLING DOOR

View our rolling garage door technical data sheets.

OPERATOR & ELECTRONICS

View our operator and electronics technical data sheets.

HIGH PERFORMANCE DOOR

View our high performance door technical data sheets.

COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL GARAGE DOOR

TDS #151 – General Code Inspection Guidelines for Sectional Garage Doors

TDS #152 – Garage Doors & High Wind Events

TDS #153 – Vertically Reinforced Sectional Garage Doors

TDS #154 – DASMA Metal Gauge Chart

TDS #155 – Residential and Commercial Wind Load Guides

TDS-155h – North Carolina Residential State Building Code

TDS-155k – ASCE 7-98/ASCE 7-02/ASCE 7-05

TDS-155l – 2000/2003/2006/2009 International Building Codes (IBC)

TDS-155m – 2000/2003/2006/2009/2012 International Residential Codes (IRC)

TDS-155r – 2005 National Building Code of Canada

TDS-155s – ASCE 7-10

TDS-155t – 2010/2014 Florida Building Code

TDS-155u – Garage Door and Commercial Door Wind Load Guide Based on the 2010 National Building Code of Canada

TDS-155v – ASCE 7-16

TDS-155x – DASMA Garage Door and Commercial Door Wind Load Guide Based on the 2020 Florida Building Code

TDS #156 – Standard Wood Header and Jamb Detail Guidelines

TDS #157 – Garage Doors and Foam Plastic

TDS #158 – Glazing in Garage Doors

TDS #159 – Garage Doors and Foam Plastics-Canadian Applications

TDS #160 – Sectional Garage Door Terminology

TDS #161 – Connecting Garage Door Jambs to Building Framing

TDS #162 – Wood Door Finishing Guidelines

TDS #163 – Garage Door R-Value

TDS #164 – Drywall Surfaces and the Mounting of Garage Door Hardware

TDS #165 – Manual Operation of an Automatic Garage Door

TDS #166 – Guidelines For Connecting A Drawbar Operator To A Sectional Garage Door

TDS #167 – Sectional Garage Door & Electric Operator Checklist for Home Inspectors and Consumers

TDS #168 – Wind Loads on Garage Doors – FAQ

TDS #171 – Official Color Codes for Torsion and Extension Springs

TDS #172 – Garage Door Labels

TDS #173 – Garage Doors and Ventilation

TDS #174 – Post-High Wind Event Door Operation by a Building Occupant

TDS #175 – Post-High Wind Event Door Operation by a Trained Door Systems Technician.

TDS #176 – Adding Weight To a Garage Door Assembly

TDS #177 – Application of Kd Factor To Garage Door Wind Load Determination Using ASCE 7

TDS #178 – Garage Door Wind Load Determination – Effective Wind Area

TDS #179 – Wood Garage Door Inspection and Maintenance Guidelines

TDS #180 –  Wind Load Ratings for Non-Tested Garage Door and Rolling Door Sizes

TDS #181 – General Code Inspection Guidelines For Wind Load Rated Garage Doors

TDS #182 –  Technical Considerations for Dock Doors

TDS #183 – Garage Door Component Substitution

TDS #184 – Garage Doors and Tidal Surge Related Breakaway Construction

TDS #185 – Thermal Bowing of Garage Doors with Bonded Core Sections

TDS #186 – Vehicular Access Doors and the Wildland-Urban Interace

TDS #187 – Environmental Considerations for Exterior Doors (Sectional Doors; Rolling Doors and High Performance Doors)

TDS #188 – Insurance Mitigation Factors for Homeowners Purchasing Garage Doors In Florida

TDS #189 – Sound Transmission

TDS #190 – Factors Affecting Spring Cycle Life

TDS #191 – Sectional Garage Doors and Tornadoes: Wind Mitigation and Personal Safety

TDS #192 – Securing Garage Doors During High Wind Events

TDS #193 – Wind Exposure Categories

TDS #194 – PSF versus MPH in Door Specifications

TDS #195 – Garage Doors and Condensation

TDS #197 – Water Infiltration Under the Bottom of a Sectional Door

ROLLING DOOR GARAGE DOOR

TDS #155 –  Residential and Commercial Wind Load Guides

TDS #251 – Architects and Designers Should Understand Loads Exerted by Overhead Coiling Doors

TDS #252 – Test Rolling Fire Doors in the Fully Open Position ONLY

TDS #253 –  Rolling Fire Doors: Installation of Hoods and Covers

TDS #254 – Guidelines for Installation of Rolling Fire Door Release Assembly

TDS #255 – Guidelines for Fusible Links

TDS #256 – Sensing Edges for Rolling Doors (replaced by TDS-368, Sensing Edges)

TDS #257 – Procedure for Repair of UL Classified Rolling Steel Type Fire Doors

TDS #258 – Rolling Steel Fire Doors: Release Options

TDS #259 – Rolling Door Jamb Construction: Steel Reinforcement in Concrete and Masonry Walls

TDS #260 – Common Rolling Steel Door Installation Problems

TDS #261 – Common Jamb Construction for Rolling Steel Fire Doors: Masonry Construction – Bolted and Welded Guides

TDS #262 – Common Jamb Construction for Rolling Fire Doors: Non-Masonry Construction – Bolted Guides

TDS #263 – Common Jamb Construction for Rolling Steel Counter Fire Doors-Masonry Construction-Bolted Guides 

TDS #264 – Common Jamb Construction for Rolling Steel Counter Fire Doors-Non Masonry Construction-Bolted Guides

TDS #265 – Standard Rolling Door Architectural Details

TDS #266 – Rolling Steel Fire Door Protection for Fire Wall Openings

TDS #267 – Rolling Door Labels

TDS #269 – Rolling Door Performance Evaluation

TDS #270 – Recommended Rolling Door Maintenance Practices for Building Maintenance Supervisors

TDS #271 – Rolling Steel Fire Doors, Drop Testing and Annual Follow-Up

TDS #272 – Rolling Door Counterbalancing

TDS #273 –  Rolling Steel Fire Doors Mounted on Steel Tubes, Set Against Face of Fire-Rated Walls, Bolted Guides

TDS #274 – Rolling Steel Door Paint Wear

TDS #275 – Procedure for Repair of FM Approved    Rolling Steel Type Fire Doors

TDS #276 – Rolling Door “Red Zone” For Installations and Service

TDS #277 – Rolling Door Terminology

TDS #278 – Rolling Steel Fire Doors and Balanced Fire Protection.

TDS #279 – Rolling Door Operation Under Wind Load Conditions

TDS #281 – Rolling Door Wind Load Determination    – Effective Wind Area

TDS #282 – Rolling Doors and Hurricanes 

TDS #283 – Rolling Sheet Door Terminology

TDS #284 – Rolling Door Winding Bars

TDS #285 – Relocating an Existing Rolling Steel Fire Door

TDS #286 –  Rolling Sheet Door Maintenance and Performance Evaluation

TDS #287 –  Rolling Door Component Substitution  

TDS #288 –  Special Considerations for Rolling Fire Doors or Exterior Openings 

TDS #289 –  Rolling Sheet Doors – Accessibility In Self-Service Storage Facilities 

TDS #290 –  Protecting Rolling Steel Fire Doors from Vehicular Traffic Related Damage 

TDS #291 –  Rolling Doors and High Wind Events  

TDS #292 –  Vehicular Access Door Interface with Building Framing 

TDS #293 –  Architects and Designers Should Understand Loads Exerted By Rolling Sheet Doors 

TDS #294 –  Environmental Considerations for Exterior Doors (Sectional Doors; Rolling Doors and High Performance    Doors) 

TDS #295 –  Rolling Steel Fire Doors – Frequently    Asked Questions

TDS #296 –  Fabric and Film Closures Used for Smoke and Fire Protection

TDS #297 –  Fire Related Standards and Rolling Steel Fire Door Ratings

TDS #298 –  Water Infiltration Under the Bottom Bar of a Rolling Steel Door

OPERATOR & ELECTRONICS

TDS #350 – Door and Gate Operator Terminology

TDS #351 – Federal and State Garage Door Operator Legislation Guidelines for Dealers and Installers

TDS #352 – Automatic Vehicular Gate Operating Systems: Guidelines for Specifiers, Designers, Dealers, Installers and End Users

TDS #353 – Gate Operators and the ANSI/UL 325 Standard

TDS #354 – Loop Systems and Depth in Road Pavements

TDS #355 – Access Controlled Egress Doors

TDS #356 – UL 325 Frequently Asked Questions

TDS #358 – Vehicular Commercial Door and Gate Operators, and OSHA Requirements

TDS #359 – Gate Operators, Commercial Door Operators, and NEC Provisions

TDS #360 – Placement of Gate Operator Controls

TDS #361 – Garage Doors Operated in Tandem

TDS #362 – Garage Door Operator Pre-Wiring Diagram

TDS #363 – Evaluation of Garage Door Operators Employing Photoelectric Eyes

TDS #364 – Installation Height of Photoelectric Sensors

TDS #365 – Dimensions to Consider When Installing an Accessible Communications System

TDS #366 – Gate Operator Pre-Installation and Site Planning

TDS #367 – Testing of External Entrapment Protection Devices Used with Vehicular Gate Operators

TDS #368 – Sensing Edges

TDS #369 – Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Automated Residential Garage Door Systems

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)

TDS #371 – Automated Vehicular Gate Systems: Checklist for Inspectors and Property Owners

TDS #372 – Rationale Behind Development of Provisions of DASMA 303 Performance Criteria for Accessible Communications Entry Systems

TDS #373 – Automated Vehicular Gate Systems: Checklist for Installers

TDS #374 – Land-Mobile-Radio (LMR) System Frequency Interference With Garage Door Openers Questions and Answers

TDS #375 – Motor Operated Commercial Sectional Doors and Rolling Doors Electrical Service Installation Recommendations

TDS #376 –  Automated Vehicular Gate System Warning Signs / Placards

TDS #377 –  Selection, Placement, and Quantity of Photoelectric Eyes for Automated Vehicular Gates

TDS #378 –  Automated Vehicular Gate System Emergency Access

TDS #379 – Telephone Entry/Access Control Systems Purposes, Types and Installation Basics

TDS #380 – Automated Vehicular Gate Systems and the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) – Frequently Asked Questions

TDS #381 – Rolling Doors Operated by Roller Chains

TDS #382 – The Proper Installation of Photoelectric Sensors on Vehicular Commercial Door Operators

TDS #383 – ICC Model Code Content Involving  Automated Vehicular Gate Systems

TDS #384 – Garage Door Operator Wall Control Button Mounting Height ADA Requirements and UL 325

TDS #385 – Opening a Motorized Garage Door to Exit a Home Through the Garage in a Power Outage

HIGH PERFORMANCE DOOR

TDS #451 –  High Performance Door Terminology

TDS #452 –  High Performance Door Warning Labels 

TDS #453 –  Environmental Considerations for Exterior Doors (Sectional Doors; Rolling Doors and High Performance Doors)

TDS #454 –  Guide Specification for High Performance Doors

TDS #455 –  High Speed Doors and Energy Conservation through a Building Envelope

TDS #456 –  High Performance Door Operation Under Wind Load Conditions

TDS #457 –  UL 325 and High Performance Doors

TDS #458 –  High Speed Doors and Egress

TDS #459 –  Wind on High Performance Doors: Frequently Asked Questions

TDS #460 –  CSI MasterFormat and High Performance Doors