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Any LCN Closer that ends in the number 1, will meet ADA 5 lbs opening forces.
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 ...
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 minimum clear opening width for ADA is 32" measured from face of door opened to 90 degrees to face of stop on strike jamb. There must be no hardware mounted to the door projectin...
The 2030 closer requires a minimum 1-3/8" top rail on the door for the standard track.  For a top rail less than 1-3/8" and as narrow as 1", you could use the l...
Make sure that the hold open nut is not on upside down.  The orientation of the hold open nut depends on the mounting. On a Top Jamb "Push Side" mount, the hold open nut would poi...
The SED/MED series closers where discontinued in 2000. The SE or ME series from LCN can be used as replacements to provide a hold open feature, but will not have the smoke detectors ...
Special Rust Inhibitor (SRI) - is a pretreatment that is applied to the metal components prior to the addition of the LCN powder coat finish, standard or custom. ...