Falcon ADA policy

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Effective December 9, 2019, Schlage L Series mortise locks with a thumbturn will ship standard with our new ADA thumbturn. The new ADA thumbturn is slightly smaller than the existing design while s...
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 4040/4040XP closer mountings have the following maximum opening degree templating: The 4040/4040XP PA "Regular Arm" mount will allow for 180° max. opening. The 4040/4040...
Schlage does not have a stainless steel/non-ferrous lock series. The only option that Allegion provides is the Grade 1 cylindrical Falcon X-Series. To order the Falcon X with the stainless st...
The following templates are for the MA lock.  Use the matrix in each template for the specific function.  See here for Sectional trim . See here for Escutcheon trim. 
The hold open position on a "REG" or "EDA"  hold open arm is set with the door to a few degrees shy of the desired hold open point. To properly set, open the door 5° less then the desired hold open...
Here are some of the major differences between the M and MA-Series.  Lever mounting post holes -  Locations have changed on door template.  (12 and 6 o'clock for M lock, MA lock is approx 1 and...
Outside lever is locked or unlocked by key. When locked by key it can only be unlocked by key.  Push-button locks outside lever. Turning inside lever or closing door releases button. Inside lever i...
Falcon is reintroducing the lever return spring for the discontinued Falcon M mortise series.  Effective November 1, 2014 the lever return spring is now available for purchase with a list pric...
The following document contains information on Falcon (Non I/C) Hotel Cylinders, including part numbers, key requirements and operation.   Falcon Hotel Cylinders.
To determine the SC series, measure center to center on the closer body bolt hole mounting pattern and an overall description of the closer and arm. SC91 -- 6-3/8" x 3/4" -- unique arm SC93 -- 9-1...
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 D100-Series and D200-Series have ADA compliant thumbturns. See the sell sheet stating ADA compliance.
8103EZ and 9103EZ have 2 1/2" clearance the other pulls have 1-1/2" clearance. Check with your local code for clearance required.
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...
Falcon does not offer an "ADA style thumbturn.
The 248L-4 strike will not violate ADA.  If you change the 248L-4 to the 304L strike, then the latch would need to be lowered.
The Schlage B500-Series and B600/700/800-Series have ADA compliant turns.  See our deadbolt literature under downloads.
The date of manufacture printed on the chassis cover (see below), will determine if you have a revised or old chassis. Chassis manufactured mid-June 2013 will have the new improvements. The first...
To disassemble an X lock, remove the inside knob and unscrew the inside collar and rose.  The X lock spanner wrench (012172-000-30) can be used to depress the knob catch as well as tighten/loo...
Incorrect timing of the lock can cause the outside lever to retract the latch when raised up.  See instructions here (Step 16 and 17) to time a T351, T381, T561, and T571.  Also applies to the same...
To verify the timing on a T561, function test the outside lever after locking it.  To lock the key should only rotate 180 degrees (Not 360 degrees as Schlage does) A properly timed lock will n...
For T locks shipping mid-June 2013, the new latch can be identified by viewing the deadlatch profile. The profile of the deadlatch has changed from a "full moon" to a "half-moon". See figure below....
For W lock levers, you can choose whether or not to install the mounting posts.  This will also affect how the door is prepped so be sure to determine how you will install the locks befor...
Americans with Disabilities Act
The Benchmark 9100 series and 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 c...
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