Hollow Metal Transom Frame

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A hollow metal transom frame is a door frame with a fixed horizontal transom bar and glass above the door. A steel panel made from a hollow metal door can be used in lieu of glass.

  • 16-Gauge Steel – Cold Rolled or Galvanized
  • Available Welded or Knocked Down
  • Includes Anchors for Any Wall Condition

Product Overview

Steel Door Frame with Transom for Commercial Applications

Transoms are door frames having a transom bar and glass or steel panel above the door opening. The transom bar separates the door opening from the transom opening. The frame height will vary but normally extends to the ceiling above. Glazing bead (glass stops) are provided with all sidelite frames. Stops install on the inside of the frame to hold the glass or panel in place. Transom frames can also include attached sidelites.


  • 16-Gauge cold rolled steel (galvanized available)
  • Includes 5/8″ glass stops, screws and glazing tape
  • 5 glass type options (optional steel panel in lieu of glass)
  • Anchors available for any wall condition
  • Available KD (knocked down) or welded
  • Fire-rated up to 45-Minutes with WHI / ITS mylar label applied (optional – in limited sizes)


Heavy duty; 16-gauge cold rolled steel (galvanized and stainless steel available)


Exact fit die-mitered corner connections


Anchors provided for new or existing walls

Glass Stops

5/8" glass stops, cut to size (screws included)


1/4" clear tempered glass, 1/4" wire glass, 3/16" Pyran Platinum F glass ceramic, 3/16" Firelite NT glass ceramic, 1" insulated glass


Fire-rated up to 45-Minutes with WHI / ITS mylar label applied (optional – in limited sizes). Fire-rated glazing must be used. Fire-rated assemblies must be in accordance with NFPA 80


Factory-Applied, Baked-On, Rust Inhibiting Primer (No Special Color Options) – Not intended to be a finish coat. It is recommended that finish paint (top coat) be applied after installation

Buy American Act Compliance

Meets Buy American Act – Made in USA

Clear Tempered Glass

TGP Firelite NT Fire-Rated Glass Ceramic

Insulated Glass

Use of glazing tape on both sides of all glass types is recommended to minimize breakage. Glazing tape is required on fire-rated glass.