door handing for closer

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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 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 ...
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 4010 door closer is handed and they are not field reversible.
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...