Timely Prefinished Steel Door Frames

Starting at  $130
Nationwide Delivery

Timely prefinished steel door frames are an ideal solution for most interior commercial drywall applications. Like hollow metal drywall frames, Timely frames are installed in walls constructed with either wood stud or steel stud framing but are installed AFTER the the drywall is applied and painted.

  • No Painting = Time and Money Saved!
  • 3 Piece KD (knocked down) Frame
  • Includes Snap-on Steel Casing Trim

Product Overview

Interior Prefinished Steel Commercial Door Frames for Stud Walls

Designed for commercial and institutional use in offices, hotels, schools, hospitals and health care facilities. GalXC™ material is now standard for all Timely door frames, raising the quality and performance properties to the highest level at an exceptional value. The classic frame is the most popular profile.


  • 20 or 18-gauge prefinished steel
  • Available in 4 standard colors
  • Recommended for use with Commercial Wood Doors
  • Can accommodate doors weighing up to 500 lbs.
  • Pair frames available for double doors
  • Cased opening, sidelite and borrowed lite frames available
  • Recommended for interior applications only
  • Fire-rated up to 90-Minutes with WHI / ITS mylar label applied


20 or 18-gauge prefinished hot dipped galvanized steel


6'8" Reversible, 7'0" and 8'0" Handed - LH/RHR, RH/LHR


Unequal Double Rabbets Standard

Standard Throat Sizes

3-3/4", 4-5/8", 4-7/8", 5-1/4", 6-3/4", 7-1/4"

Standard Frame Series

S-Series, C-Series

Standard Casing

TA-8 Steel Casing - Snap-On Spring Clip System

Standard Colors

Black, Browntone, Western White, Alumatone

Hinge Prep

4.5" x 4.5" Hinge Preps - Extruded Screw holes, Rolled threads - No welds to fail

Strike Prep

2-3/4" "T" Strike - Adustable TA-1 Strike Included

Optional Preps

Deadbolt Strike, Electric Strike

Closer Reinforcement

Optional Loose TA-10 Regular Arm Bracket or TA-12 Parallel Arm Bracket


Minimum #6 drywall screws recommended (not included with frame). Anchors every 11" around full perimeter of frame on both sides - Applied casing conceals all fasteners.

Door Thickness

1-3/4" Thickness Standard

Maximum Door Weight

500 lbs.

Door Frame Fire-Rating

Optional – WHI / ITS up to 90-Minute Fire-Rating (Mylar Label) - meets U-B-C-7-2-97, UL 10 C,UL 1784 Smoke Rating & CBC7-2 1998 PART 1 & 2 - Fire Rated Assemblies must be in accordance with NFPA 80

Glazing Frame Fire-Rating

Optional – WHI / ITS up to 45-Minute Fire-Rating (Mylar Label) - Fire-Rated glass must be used

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Wall Thickness Steel Gauge
3068, 3070
4-1/2″ to 4-5/8″ 20ga.
3068, 3070
4-3/4″ to 4-7/8″ 20ga.
4-3/4″ to 4-7/8″ 20ga.
6-3/4″ to 6-7/8″ 18ga.
3068, 3070
7-1/8″ to 7-1/4″ 18ga.
6068, 6070
4-3/4″ to 4-7/8″ 20ga.
6068, 6070
7-1/8″ to 7-1/4″ 18ga.

Quick Ship frames available in standard colors. Prepped for 4-1/2″ x 4-1/2″ hinges and include a 90-minute fire label. Single frames available in LH and RH.


Timely Prefinished Steel Frame
A = opening width + 1-1/4”
B = opening height + 1″

The rough opening would be 37-1/4” x 81″
for a 3’0″ x 6’8″ door & frame

The rough opening would be 37-1/4” x 85″
for a 3’0″ x 7’0″ door & frame

More info on Timely rough openings: http://www.timelyframes.com/contractors/contractor-rough-opening/