Design Pressure (DP) is a numerical value rating which defines the structural wind loading requirements for a building, and components or cladding of a building, described in pounds per square foot. Essentially Design Pressure represents the wind load the door system can withstand.
Below is a listing of special order wood products that can be used to create a DP Rated unit. All doors must fit configurations and restrictions listed in the previous charts.
Simpson Approved Dowel Pin Door Slab with Therma-Tru Continuous Frame System
|Exterior French and Sash||Must have IG Glass , 7001 design||7000 series only|
|Traditional Doors||Panels over 1″ thick||7000 series only|
|Advent Door||Not Available||–|
|Builders Advantage (Doors W/ Decorative Glass||Must be full lite or half lite||–|
|Mastermark (Doors W/ Decorative Glass)||No raised molding||–|
Simpson Mortise and Tenon Door Slab with Therma-Tru Continuous Frame System
|Sash||Per Nantucket configurations||No Sidelites at this time|
|French||Per Nantucket configurations; No 8/0 French Doors||No Sidelites at this time|
|Panel||Per Nantucket configurations||–|