Door opening force

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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 ...
       "Opening Force" adjustment could be set to strong (high).  This adjustment is a turn pot adjustment which can be found on the controller.  Try adjusti...
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...
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...
H-Series doors in single leaf applications with only mortise locks meet the FBC / NOA Zone 4 requirements? 3070 max flush outswing applications Zone 4 requires 120 to 170 psf.
The older model Senior Swing came with 2 spring options. The "standard force" spring required 15 lbs of manual  opening force, and reduced force "RF" required 11 lbs of manual opening force.  All S...
This combination is not available.  The 98/9927-LBR-F has only been UL tested as vertical by vertical combination on pairs of fire rated doors.
On May 1, 2013 the LM9000 lock was discontinued and replaced with the LM9300 Multipoint Lock. 
The Schlage LM9000 series lock was originally designed for use in FEMA (tornado) storm shelter openings and/or Florida Building code (hurricane) assemblies.  Doors, frames and hardware can be order...
  Specify either an L or B doors for use with the LM9000 or LMV9000 Specify the F frame for use with the LM9000 or LMV9000 Order the lock from Schlage as you would normally The concealed rods...
Any LCN Closer that ends in the number 1, will meet ADA 5 lbs opening forces.
The 909 strike is used in single and paired non-fire rated and single fire rated openings.  The 954 strike is used in fire rated paired openings.
The 1609 strike cannot be used with Von Duprin XP98/99 exit device.
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 4600 operator is designed to meet the ANSI Code 156.19 that limits the opening force to a 15 lbs.  By code and design, the operator must stop opening the door when an obstruction or resistance ...
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 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...
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.
The manual opening force to required to open a Sr Swing operator is approximately 11-12 lbs.
The Senior Swing Series used to have a 2 gearbox options, a "standard force" (15 lbs) and a "RF - reduced force" (11 lbs). In November 2009 RF option was eliminated and we made the standard gearbox...
The manual opening force on a 4630/4640 will be approximately 8.5 lbs to 14 lbs depending on the spring setting.