Adjusting closer instructions

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 The correct method (process) for setting the hold open is: The 4010 hold open arms are handed, verify correct hand arm. (R or L stamped on main arm) Loosen the hold open nut. Opened the door ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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...
The 4110 closer is handed, and will have an "RH" and "LH" on the casting next to the closer shaft. The regulating valves are going to be on the same side as the hand of the closer.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Steelcraft offers two optional types of reinforcements for open section header to be installed in distributor shop or in the field: Full profile sleeve; is a 14 gauge, 16" long part to fit the p...
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...
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 date stamp on a 4041/4040XP is on the packing nut.  The date will be the week of the year and then the year. EXAMPLE: 10 05 would be week 10 of 2005.  For example see...
Special template ST-2211 is used to mount a 2030 series closer with a GJ 70,79,81,90, and 450 series overhead stops. This ST works with any GJ "surface" mounted stop. The 2030 closer cannot b...
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...
When placing an order for a 4041/4040XP Rw/PA with hold open, it would be ordered as a 4041 /4040XP Hw/PA. For an existing Rw/PA requiring the addition of a hold open function, a hold open arm woul...