ForceFront Blast™ – Framing and Entrances 01FFBlastLPArt Tubelite is your single source solution in the growing market for blast resistant products. ForceFront Blast™ – Framing and Entrances – pressure bar curtainwall framing and wide stile monumental doors are designed for compliance with ASTM, GSA ISC and DoD requirements. Fully tested and easy to fabricate and install, ForceFront Blast framing systems are designed and engineered for single span storefronts, and punched opening applications. The curtainwall and storefront framing provides improved thermal performance, and both the doors and curtainwall are dry-glazed with insulated glass for energy efficiency. FABRICATION The door components are made from Tubelite Wide Stile [6”] Monumental Entrance profiles. Extrusion wall thickness is 3/16” typical with corners increased to 1/4“. Door glass stops have screw-applied base with concealed fasteners and a snap-in glazing bead on the exterior. Door framing is a 3/4” sightline sub-frame for the curtainwall framing system with special heavy-duty concealed screw applied door stops. FEATURES ForceFront Blast Entrances have 2”-thick stiles and rails and feature 6”-wide vertical stiles, and top rails with a 10” bottom rail. Doors are available in singles or pairs to suit any project. The entrances feature Tubelite’s proven tie-rod construction. Heavy-duty hardware includes top, bottom and intermediate, single-acting butt hinges.