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asked in category: General Last Updated: 26th March, 2020

What is a hold open door closer?

A hold open closer is designed to hold the door open when the door is opened past 110 degrees. Simple pushing of the door towards the closed position, activates the closer and it also commences the closing action of the door.

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Thereof, how does a hold open arm work?

Hold Open Arm: Most door closer arms are available in a hold open version. Usually, they work by friction. Opening the door to a certain degree tightens a nut which causes the arm to stick at a point, holding the door open.

Furthermore, are door closers adjustable? You can adjust door closer speed, delay and resistance using only a ladder and the appropriate tool (screwdriver, hex key, or small wrench). Proper door closer adjustments can be as simple as making small turns of an adjustment screw to balance these motions.

In this manner, what is backcheck on door closer?

The back check function slows the door in its opening cycle so that it can't be thrown open violently and damage the door, the closer, and the walls adjacent to the doorway.

How do I adjust the tension on my door closer?

Turn the adjustment screw clockwise to slow the door closer down, counter-clockwise to speed it up, then get down off the ladder and observe the effect. Open the door and watch it close. If it closes right the first time, check it 10 more times.

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