ADA push side closer

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Optional closer reinforcements are located at 3" from hinge jamb to the beginning of the reinforcement plate. This applies to Regular Arm, Parallel Arm, Top Jamb. Regular Arm (RA) closer reinfor...
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 ...
Any LCN Closer that ends in the number 1, will meet ADA 5 lbs opening forces.
The LCN 4041/4040XP and the Glynn Johnson 90 series can be mounted in conjunction with each other without a special template.  The 4040 door closer is on the pull side of the door and the GJ 90 is ...
For a door closer that tries to open the door instead of closing it:The closer body could be mounted backwards on the door - check instructions for proper closer orientation.It could be the wrong h...
The 40401/4040XP closer with optional EDA arm has to be mounted parallel arm on the push side of the door.
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...
EDA ARM - The EDA arm is a heavy duty parallel arm mount.  The degree of door opening is determined by the template used for mounting. EDA arm closers can only be mounted as a Push Side parallel ar...