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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 ...
If an ME Series closer creeps shut or will not hold open, Verify proper voltage is being supplied to the closer, if correct Check the on/off switch. Verify the voltage on the 2 pin co...
Changes to the Falcon W501 latch offering were made on 2/13/2012.   Prior to 2/13/2012: The W501 entry lock was supplied with a restoring latch which causes the button to pop and unlock...
Both the ND50 and ND53 will not unlock when the door is shut.  The only way to pop the button is by turning the key on the outside or the lever on the inside.  Occasionally custome...
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 Senior Swing has a built in circuit that controls closing speed through the motor. If the door is slamming, there must be a broken gear in the gearbox and the gearbox will need to be replaced.
There are a few things that can cause a closer to slam. The closer could be adjusted incorrectly. Turn all regulating screws clockwise until they stop. Then open each valve 1 and 1/2 turns. If t...
The Falcon 8200 Series operator will allow the door to slam if: The motor is not connected (plugged into) the controller as the closing speed is controlled by a circuit on the controller. The mo...
Hold Open Closers & Magnets (Fire/Life safety products) provide a wide range of solutions.  Single or multi-point hold open closers Utilize an electromechanical closer. Hold the door o...
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 ...