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The 1260 regular (REG) arm is the same as the obsolete 1070 regular (REG) arm.
STANDARD ROD AND SHOE: 4020, 4031, 1460, 1520, 1370, 1070, 1260, 4640, 4820 is: 8 3/8” LONG ROD AND SHOE: 4020: 4031, 1460, 1520, 1370, 1070, 1260, 4640, 4820 is: 12 3/8” STANDARD ROD AND SHOE: ...
The maximum 925 tubing run length from the Control Box to the Door Closer is:  7980 Series Control Boxes --- 50 "Linear" feet from Control Box to Door Closer.  7900/7940 Series Control Boxes --...
Here is an updated list of errors shown on keypad display of the Senior Swing control: Er04 - Voltage Monitor was high during Opening hardware check. Er05 - Master or slave CPU has oscillator ...
All inquiries from a customer (Voice mail, Email, Call) regarding specific product information because of an incident, lawsuit or lawyer involvement please send information to Tracy Jaques, tr...
A cam-action closer has not been made available by LCN or Falcon so we have to continue to use our track style closers from an aesthetics point of view, or a standard 4000 series closer if it is an...
Cam Lift hinges can only be used with LCN door closers that have a "Regular" style arm.     Manual Closers: Maximum lift dimension is 3/4". Can not be use EDA, CUSH, or Track Arm door closers...
LCN does not supply Allen wrenches, the size that LCN uses, are standard sizes that every installer will have in their tool kit. 3/32" Allen wrench for adjusting regulation valves: main speed, lat...
The LCN Safety (Finger) Guard was a heavy duty vinyl product that covered the opening between the door and frame, where most hand injuries occur. The LCN 750 Safety (Finger) Guard was the pul...
SRT "Self Reaming, & Tapping" screws are the default type screws shipped with LCN closers, when a specific screw type is not specified.   There are 3 standard lengths of SRT screws: 1-3/8" 1...
The current Powder Coat finishes are: Aluminum (BHMA 689) Dark Bronze (BHMA 695) Brass (BHMA 696) Light Bronze (BHMA 691) Statuary Bronze (BHMA 690) Black (BHMA 693)For list of standar...
Tan Powder Coat can be ordered but only available as a special finish with a metal cover.
White Powder Coat can be ordered as a special RAL finish with a metal cover.
BAA/ARRA stand for Buy American Act and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. A brief description of some of the federal requirements can be found in the BAA Catalog on the Allegion...
Country of Origin (COO) information can be found in the Buy American Act (BAA) brochure.
To obtain product certification forms:Download the BAA Catalog on the Allegion website Complete the information requested in the the BAA Catalog with a detailed copy of the prod...
First, turn off the power to the Senior Swing. If the door closes, check controller for a constant activation signal from an activation device. If door continues to hang up and will not close...
Closers mounted according to LCN installation instructions require no periodic maintenance or seasonal adjustments.The full line catalog states that no periodic maintenance is required.
First you need to determine if the closer is handed.  A handed door closer will only have a single shaft on one side of the closer for the arm to attach to. If the closer is handed...
The "320G" is the # on a UL sticker attached to the arm of most LCN door closers, and is not a door closer model number.  The "320G" means that the arm is not a mechanical hold open device and OK t...
The 1260-18QF mounting plate is used to adapt the 1260 closer to the obsolete 1370 mounting hole pattern.
EDA ARM - The EDA arm is a heavy duty parallel arm mount.  The degree of door opening is determined by the template used for mounting. EDA arm closers can only be mounted as a Push Side parallel ar...
Reveal is the distance or measurement from the face of the door out to the face of the frame on the push side of the door.Other related terms:Door face - The exposed surface of door visible wh...
Because of the new extended LCN warranties and the desire to be consistent across the entire Allegion premium brands, LCN will be moving away from offering an out-of-warranty repair service beginni...
The fluid in an LCN closer must not be refilled in the field. See attached Warranty and Repair Communication 
Yes, as long as you stay with the like style arm.  Example: replace an RW/PA with HW/PA, replace an EDA with HEDA, or replace a CUSH with HCUSH.
The Touchplate Relays were lighting control relays, used in automated (computer/building controlled) lighting systems in large buildings. They are an obsolete LCN product. LCN only made these relay...
The part number for the Spring Cush block assembly is: model number-3080. EXAMPLE: 4110-3080
A  LHR (left hand reverse) door uses a RH (right hand) door closer. A RHR (right hand reverse) door uses a LH (left hand) door closer.
A door can be handed in several ways. The easiest way is to stand on the Push side of the door. Push the door away from you as if you are going to walk thru the opening. If the hinges are on yo...
To determine the hand of a door, view the door from the outside, security side or key side of door.  Once there identify which side are the hinges located on the, right or left side of t...
Go to the push side of the door opening.  See above illustration. If door swings out to the left, it needs a left hand door closer. If door swings out to the right, i...
Special Rust Inhibitor (SRI) - is a pretreatment that is applied to the metal components prior to the addition of the LCN powder coat finish, standard or custom. ...
The Senior Swing operator is designed to power open the door to 90°. The built in dead stop (in the gearbox) prevents it from opening any further. If the Senior Swing operator is opening to far (pa...
How to:  What are the steps to adjust a door closer?Facts: All LCN and FALCON door closers will have 3 regulating valves and a spring adjustment.  All closers with a "Delay" feature ...
This can only be done with universal, non-handed closers:  1250, 1260, 1450, 1460, 4030, 4040XP, and 4050.You would need an xxxx-62PA shoe to adapt from regular arm to parallel arm mount&...
The Mid Swing was discontinued Sept. of 2009. The Sr. Swing control box has the power boost feature which the Mid Swing control box did not have. If you replace only the Mid Swing control box with...
The 62A shoe is used when it is necessary to install the door closer (lower) down on the door so that it will operate under accessories such as overhead stops, coordinators, etc.
All LCN closers have UL listings, and are Fire Rated for up to 3 hours.
The 1260 closer body has the same footprint (9-1/16" x 3/4") and it mounts in the same location as the 1070 body, but the arm will have to be moved slightly to match the 1260 templating.
 The P1070 was replaced with the 1261 Rw/PA.
The maximum recommended door weight for LCN closers is 225 lbs.
There are a few things that can cause a closer to slam. The closer could be adjusted incorrectly. Turn all regulating screws clockwise until they stop. Then open each valve 1 and 1/2 turns. If t...
Regular LCN closers have "3" regulating valves for General Speed, Latch Speed, and Backcheck. If the LCN closer has "4" regulating valves, then the closer has the Delayed Action feature. De...
The 1370 series closer was discontinued on Oct. 4th, 2008The 1260 closer hole pattern is 9-1/16" x 3/4", which is NOT the same hole pattern as the 1370 closer. The 1260-18QF plate does have the s...
The Manufacturing date code for the motor gearbox is located on a silver colored sticker near the LCN product label. The digits after "MP" represent the DAY and YEAR year of manufacture. The last t...
The 4600 series operators have been tested and certified up to door weight of 225 pounds.
The Rw/PA arm is simply a regular arm that is packed with a 62PA (parallel arm) shoe, which will allow a (Tri-Pack) closer to be mounted in a regular, top jamb, or parallel arm application.
The LCN closers are not designed nor intended to be exterior mounted in the elements.
The 1040 and 1050 are obsolete closers made in the 50's, 60's, and 70's. The 1260 or 1460 will work as replacements, but they are not direct replacement.
The LCN closer fluid "Liquid X" will perform without variation between:  -30° F to +120° F - for manual closers.  +35° F to +120° F - for electrical closers and automatic operators. At around ...
The part number for the solenoid air valve in the 7900 Series control boxes are: 7901/ES7901 - part# 941 - marked A 7902(S)/ES7902(S) - part# 942 - (2 valves) marked A and B 7949/ES7949 - part...
The 1260, 1460, and 4030 regular arm closers on the pullside will allow 180° door opening and can be held open at 180°, frame and trim permitting.
The minimum clear opening width for ADA is 32" measured from face of door opened to 90 degrees to face of stop on strike jamb. There must be no hardware mounted to the door projectin...
LCN does not sell direct. LCN only sells through it's Distributors and Dealers. They would need to contact a Distributor/Dealer in their area. 
Torx head screws are only available as machine screws.
A 1460 Pull Side can be mounted standard template for 180°, frame and trim permitting.
A 4030 Pull Side can be mounted standard template for 180°, frame and trim permitting. 
A 1260 Pull Side can be mounted standard template for 180°, frame and trim permitting.
The LCN "Traditional" series closer line was discontinued in 1980.  
The date is a 4 digit #. The first 2 numbers indicate the week it was made, and the last 2 numbers indicate what year it was made. On most surface mounted closers, the model #,  date code, ...
The BHMA standard 689 is an Aluminum finish, and is silver/gray in color.
If an Size 1 (ADA) closer is set to 5 lbs. opening force, it will only have about 3 lbs. (60/70%) closing force. If the closer will not close against air pressure, but the ADA requirements have to ...
For a door closer that tries to open the door instead of closing it:The closer body could be mounted backwards on the door - check instructions for proper closer orientation.It could be the wrong h...
BHMA provides a certified products directory complete with function codes and meanings from most of the major lock manufacturers.  The most up-to-date directory can be accessed through th...
LCN recommends a normal closing time from 90° door open position is 5 to 7 seconds, evenly divided between main speed and latch speed.
Neither Dor-O-Matic or LCN manufacturers a floor closer. 
Both the Middle and Astro Swings have been discontinued.
The WMS (Wood Machine Screw) and the SRT (Self Reaming Tapping) are separate screw packs.
The hold open position on a "REG" or "EDA"  hold open arm is set with the door to a few degrees shy of the desired hold open point. To properly set, open the door 5° less then the desired hold open...
The Dor-O-Matic overhead concealed manual door closers have been obsolete since 1999, and there are no parts available for them.
No, the LCN (925) pneumatic tubing does not have to be ran in counduit for normal applications. However, it is not Plenum rated, so it is sometimes ran inside couduit when installed in a rated ple...
No.  As of June 27th, 2018--- the cover screw is now standard in the screw packs for the 4040XP, 4040XPT, 4000T, and 4040SE so ST-3596 is no longer needed.
The LCN -61 Blade Stop Spacer is powder coated steel and measures 4" x 1 1/8" x 1/2" (overall dimensions).
The standard screw pack for an LCN closer is the SRT (Self Reaming and Tapping) screw. Thru bolts are an option, but must be specified on the order. There is no charge for them, but they do need to...
81007 is the old DOM number for a Sr Swing Motor gearbox.  The -90x indicated the Hand, a -901 is RH and a -902 is LH.If you have a 81007-901 - The LCN replacement part number would be, S...
LCN does not offer any products for sliding doors.
AutoCAD drawings are proprietary and are not available for distribution.  One option are BIM objects which are available.Allegion now has BIM objects available for the LCN®, Schlage®, Ste...
LCN does not offer a battery back up for the power operators.  All LCN operator require a 120VAC generator backup system.
Double Egress Opening: A pair of swinging doors, each leaf which swings in the opposite direction of the other. DOORS: A pair of doors swinging in opposite directions without a vertical mullion....
BSS means - Blade Stop Spacer.  A -61 for example would be used after the series of the closer being used. CSS means - Cush Shoe Support. A -30 for example would be used after the series of the cl...
The old 4030 series was: Handed Mounted regular arm hinge side. Had sized springs, were not adjustable. The 4033 is an obsolete closer.  If required, handing can be verified by looking at ...
It would be unnecessary to use the CNS/Cush arm and the Glynn Johnson overhead devices in the same application, both mechanisms stop the door.
The 1260 Series closers have a bolt hole (mounting pattern) of 9-1/16" horizontal x 3/4" vertical
The roller locking screw, part #-425, is a set screw.  The size is a 10-32 x 1/4"     (10-32 UNF 3A x 1/4 soc hd cone pt. set screw).This set screw holds the roll...
The closest powder coat finish by LCN is Dark Bronze (BHMA 695).
Custom Wiring Diagrams When common wiring diagrams do not meet the needs of the job requirements, Allegion offers a service to purchase custom wiring diagrams.  All custom wiring diagrams inc...
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Any LCN Closer that ends in the number 1, will meet ADA 5 lbs opening forces.
The 4040XP, 1260/1261, 1460/1461, 4030/4031 closers have the tri-pack mounting option when ordered with an Rw/PA or Hw/PA designation.
LCN does not does not have or supply any information for the old (obsolete) "High Energy" Dor-O-Matic Sliding doors, Bi-Fold doors or Astro Swing doors. You MUST be AAADM certified to work on, or g...
Try the steps below to improve the hold open adjustment. Remove hold open nut  Apply a couple drops of blue loctite to the threads. Re-assemble, and reset hold open. Let loctite set up overn...
The older frequency was 303.875 MHz, and was for the 7910 Series "Linear" products (sold prior to 2009).The current frequency is 433 MHz, and is for the 8310 Series "BEA" products (sold 2009 t...
Yes, as long as it is a push side mounted operator and it doesn't take 15 lbs or more of force to open the door.NOTE:  The Sr swing is a low energy operator, which means it has to meet ADA sta...
The LCN Thru bolts accept 1/4-20 thread. LCN thru bolts are made of steel with zinc plating.
 Cam Lift Hinges are specially designed hinges used mainly on acoustical door assemblies. The Cam Lift Hinge lifts the door during its travel and seats the door bottom for a pos...
LCN "does not" recommend the use of SRT screws is wood doors. LCN "only" recommends the use of Wood Screws in wood doors and frames, as noted on the installation instructions.
For the 433 MHz LCN transmitter /receiver - the clear line of site range is up to approximately 100-150 feet.  This is clean air between transmitter and receiver.  If there is no cle...
The UBC (Uniform Building Code) was a regional legacy building code which was superseded in most jurisdictions by the IBC (International Building Code). There may be some areas of the country which...
The regulation valves are designed to adjust the flow the hydraulic fluid in the closer which regulates the door closing speed through various phases of the closing cycle. The regulation valves h...
All extended warranty requests are handled by Allegion Warranty Service Team.  Email Requests to warranty.service.requests@allegion.com.   
 The 9530-MS screw pack is the Sr. Swing Pull Arm Screw bag and it includes; roller (1), MS (2), WS (2), Hex cap arm screw (1), washer (1), and rivet nuts (2).
Push side only, has to have a 12 1/4 spindle center. Single door minimum is 43" and a double door is a 84" door minimum.
For single door applications, locate closer and arm from the Center line of the pivot.  This must be done or the door has a chance to swing around and hit the unit.If it is a paired opening wi...
LCN CAD detailed drawings are internal confidential documents, and are not available.
Clear Opening Width for swinging doors is measured (with the door open 90 degree) from the face of door to stop soffit on strike jamb.          &nbs...
There is an inspection sticker placed on the Motor of the Motor/gear box assembly and also on the top of the transformer on the control box.  This inspection sticker has the manufacture date, ...
The LCN facility is ISO certified, see here.
Surface Mounted door closers are the most durable and common type of door closer. Mounted to the surface of the door or frame Can be configured (through installation or arm type) to meet a...
Overhead Concealed door closers are used to provide a more aesthetic look to the opening.  Concealed in either the frame or the door Offer the ability to be adjusted to maintain control o...
Hold Open Closers & Magnets (Fire/Life safety products) provide a wide range of solutions.  Single or multi-point hold open closers Utilize an electromechanical closer. Hold the door o...
 Pneumatic Automatic Operators are used in areas where electrically operated devices are not convenient or permitted.  Consists of a modified, heavy-duty door closer for manual oper...
Electro-hydraulic Automatic Operators are: Designed for manual opening applications where there is occasional need for automating the door to meet ADA requirements.  Electrically powere...
ElectroMechanical Automatic Operators are designed to automatically open when activated. The Benchmark Series are Medium Duty "Commercial" automatic operators, often used on of...
Wiring and Riser diagrams can be accessed at:Common wiring diagrams can be accessed at:  http://kc.allegion.com/.   Click on the "Common Wiring Diagram" link.To request a custom wiri...
If arm screw is not gripping the forearm tube enough to securely hold the rod and shoe in place: If the allen head on the arm screw (-83) is stripped out, try using a wrench to tighten it. Try ...
ST-3195 is used to obtain the old style EDA or Cush arms which were assembled with threaded studs so that you could take apart the arm assemblies. Our current standard EDA and Cush arms are rivet...
For safety tips when working with Door Closers see here.
The 4040XP uses the same body casting and pinion gear as the 4040XPT.    
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Common problems in new installation: Line of sight between transmitter and receiver OR programming the transmitter to the receiver. Fix line of sight by relocating transmitter, receiver or both. Fi...
Because the SEL track is 2"  longer than the SE, installation will be moved closer to the hinge compared to that of the standard SE track. This will also change the location on ...
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LCN 1000 Series Packaging ChangeAs many of you are aware, LCN made a change to our packaging design in 2012. The design change was intended to add benefit to distribution and our end users; however...
The LCN 1960, 1970, 1980 Series plastic magnets have been obsoleted due to low volume sales. The 7800 Series die cast magnets and extensions remain in the catalog and will accommodate applications ...
Using Soss hinges with closers can require special device and preparation locations. If you have questions on specific closer applications, please e-mail your request (including a description ...
Number of closers shipped in a carton depends on the model and the number of closers ordered.         Closers in a Carton  Model      ...
Closer selection depends on many variables, see attached documentation explaining the many variables and options available for a closer.  We recommend you contact Product Support at ...
Effective 9/2/2014, all HCUSH arms will have the hold open ball bearing staked in three places (versus 4 in the old design) to allow the ball to spin.
Please contact the Allegion Product Support Team on all questions or inquiries pertaining to hardware finishes warranties. Please send an e-mail to the applicable Product Support team:Closers_TechP...
UL listings can be searched at UL.com under Online Certifications Directory.
Integrating an overhead stop with a door closer usually requires that both pieces of hardware be mounted near the same locations on the door and frame usually causing a conflict. In most cases, mod...
The programming processes for Allegion devices can be both product and features specific.  Some products programming processes are electronic in nature, others are physical in nature. &nbs...
LCN is now offering metal installation templates for the 4000 Series door closers to help make installation easier; by reducing installation time with more consistent and accurate pre-drilling. The...
Governments around the world are focusing on restricting and eliminating the presence of hazardous materials in products and packaging from the environment to improve the sustainability of our plan...
For information on the American Iron and Steel requirements, please contact material.declaration@allegion.com.
Price Books are not available for public viewing. Please contact your local sales representative or distributor for price request.
For history of Door Closers and LCN see the general section of the LCN catalog, which can be found at the following link.http://us.allegion.com/content/dam/allegion-us-2/web-documents-2/Catalo...
This change took place back around 2002.This is a subtle change as the color is still the same but US11 is sealed whereas US10B was oiled. 
No.  The 1450T closer has a unique pinion screw which is slightly longer than the other LCN Alum body Closers.
Yes.  The hold open roller ships standard with a 1450T closer.
The cylinder standoffs are different between the LCN 4800 series and the 4600 series.  Both standoff's are 1 5/8" long and 1/2" wide BUT:The 4600 standoff is 1/4" thick.The 4800 standoff ...
LCN changed the DPS switch on the 2210DPS series closers from a 10.1 amp rated switch to a .1mA rated switch on February 23rd, 2018.Photo of DPS switch as 2/23/2018 see here.  Note the tr...
You can accomplish this by: using a LCN 8310-865 receiver on each unit and going to wireless actuators.   using a Sequentcial relay/module. Unfortunately an old 4610 or 462...
With closers being hydraulic in nature and fluid being pushed thru the cylinder and ports you will always have some level of noise and this can be amplified by the type of door the unit is on. ...
The (Db) decibel level is 58Db @ 3’, or 48Db @ 20’ .
The Steelcraft Paladin Series doors and frames are available in compliance with FEMA 361 and ANSI ICC500-2014.  The door system may include other approved Allegion hardware and components that...
Engineering redesigned the SE roller/slider to include a wear pad and it was launched and started shipping with SE orders on Thursday December 13th.  This change effects all SE product lines—4...
The 9540-MS screw pack (Sr Swing push arm screw pack) includes; Machine Screws (2), Thru bolts (2), Hex arm cap screw (1), and washer (1).
Use STK685 strike.
On March 27, 2019 LCN came out with the 8310-853TA actuator, which is a 4.75" square actuator with the Active wheelchair logo and text.  
On March 27, 2019, LCN came out with a 8310-852TA actuator, which is a 6" round actuator with the Active Wheelchair logo and text. 
Length of header and spindle center. This information is needed so the length and mounting holes in filler plate will match the original operator.For any filler plate that requires a Stop Cut ...
LCN recommends up to 15 SEM units per one LCN transformer.See here for LCN catalog data on SEM units.