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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 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 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...
The manual opening force on a 4630/4640 will be approximately 8.5 lbs to 14 lbs depending on the spring setting.
ADA, ada Code, Spring Tension, Spring
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...
Any LCN Closer that ends in the number 1, will meet ADA 5 lbs opening forces.
To correctly answer this question, we need to know how much more force is required to get the door closed. They could try turning the Rod & Shoe over (short side of shoe towards the hinge), or they...