ADA door closer force

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Any LCN Closer that ends in the number 1, will meet ADA 5 lbs opening forces.
The 5 pound force requirement is in reference to the maximum force to swing the door, not the maximum force allowed to unlatch the exit device.  Maximum allowed force to retract the Von D...
The holding force on an SE/ME Series door closer is approximately 35 lbs. and they can be manually pulled out of hold open with approximately 35 lbs of force.
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 ...
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 ...
A 4600 (4630/4640) not opening to a full 90 degrees could be caused by a couple things: The Opening Force could be set too low. Try increasing the opening force adjustment on the controller a 1/...
The maximum recommended door weight for LCN closers is 225 lbs.
120V Models: The hold open force on the 2310ME / 4310ME / 4410ME closers is "NOT" adjustable. 24V Models: There is a trimpot adjustment on the circuit board that allows you to "REDUCE" the hold op...