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AVB stands for Advanced Variable Backcheck. It is a cylinder option when ordering a 4111 closer (without an ST) that allows backcheck to start at about 45 degrees instead of the normal 75 degrees. ...
The valve on the back of a 4041/4040XP closer is a "Back Check Selector Valve" that needs to be turned in on "Parallel Arm" mount applications ONLY. If a 4041/4040XP closer mounted "Top Jamb", or "...
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 ...
Closer Adjustment, Door Control
AVB, Cylinder Function, 4110 Series Closer
Valve used to provide proper backcheck location for 4040XP and 4050A parallel arm mounting
LCN does not supply Allen wrenches, the size that LCN uses, are standard sizes that every installer will have in their tool kit. 3/32" Allen wrench for adjusting regulation valves: main speed, lat...
The hydraulic closer underneath the control box has 3 regulating valves (like any 4040 series hydraulic closer). Main Speed - adjust closing speed from 90° open down to 10°. Latch Speed - adju...
Regular LCN closers have "3" regulating valves for General Speed, Latch Speed, and Backcheck. If the LCN closer has "4" regulating valves, then the closer has the Delayed Action feature. De...
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) have developed durability, strength and performance standards for every type of door hardware...
First you need to determine if the closer is handed.  A handed door closer will only have a single shaft on one side of the closer for the arm to attach to. If the closer is handed...