opening force for exterior doors

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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 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 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 4600 operator is designed to meet the ANSI Code 156.19 that limits the opening force to a 15 lbs.  By code and design, the operator must stop opening the door when an obstruction or resistance ...
A 4600 (4630/4640) not opening to a full 90 degrees could be caused by a couple things: The Opening Force could be set too low. Try increasing the opening force adjustment on the controller a 1/...