Parallel arm versus standard arm

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4810 series is a Top Jamb Pull Side application. 4820 series is a Top Jamb Push Side application. 4840 series is a Parallel Arm Push Side application.
The 4840 and the 4810 are they only cylinders that can be interchanged, they use the same cylinder for their individual applications.
Parallel Arm
The old 4030 series was: Handed Mounted regular arm hinge side. Had sized springs, were not adjustable. The 4033 is an obsolete closer.  If required, handing can be verified by looking at ...
Surface Mounted door closers are the most durable and common type of door closer. Mounted to the surface of the door or frame Can be configured (through installation or arm type) to meet a...
Regular Arm with Auxiliary Parallel Arm Shoe
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ST Number Product 1 Product 2 Description ST-2776 ...
The basic units are similar.  The ADJ has a 12" long track that is mounted in the frame to allow the degree of opening to be selected in the field anywhere from 85 to 110 degrees, where the standar...
Special Arm, Standard arm, measurement from frame face to door
The Rw/PA arm is simply a regular arm that is packed with a 62PA (parallel arm) shoe, which will allow a (Tri-Pack) closer to be mounted in a regular, top jamb, or parallel arm application.
The 4040 Rw/PA can be mounted 3 different ways. The 4040-18 drop plate is used for the regular pull side mount. The 4040-18TJ drop plate is used for the top jamb push side mount. The 4040-18P...
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 "...
The 4041 Rw/PA and the Hw/PA have the same template.  The only difference is the arm. The 4041/4040XP Hw/PA, if mounted to the 180° template, will hold the door open at 180°. Rw/PA is Regular A...
Regular Arm with Parallel Arm Shoe
Make sure that the hold open nut is not on upside down.  The orientation of the hold open nut depends on the mounting. On a Top Jamb "Push Side" mount, the hold open nut would poi...
The 4010, 4020, 4110, and 4040/4040XP are heavy duty closers.
Parallel Arm Holder
Yes. These units can be converted by changing out the arm assembly everything else is the same. To convert a 8242 to a 8231, you need to replace the arm assembly. Order part # 8230-3077 PLCM, wh...
ST-3195 is used to obtain the old style EDA or Cush arms which were assembled with threaded studs so that you could take apart the arm assemblies. Our current standard EDA and Cush arms are rivet...
Steelcraft offers two optional types of reinforcements for open section header to be installed in distributor shop or in the field: Full profile sleeve; is a 14 gauge, 16" long part to fit the p...
Special Template ST-2795 is used to mount a non-adjustable (solid) regular arm for pull side mounting.   
The Fusible Link arm is available with the 4010, 4020 and 4110 series closers. They all use the same Fusible Link arm. The UL Listing number is for the Fusible Link arms is R1943. The 4010 Serie...
A Chexit device could arm when the door is open but door may not close to secure the door unless a Door Position Switch (DPS) is connected to the device then the device goes into alarm after rearm ...
The 4040SE uses the regular arm for any Push Side mounting (minimum 28" door width). ST-2788 (a special arm and track) can be used to mount a 4040SE on the Push Side of a smaller (narrow) door. Sm...
ST2795 allows the the 4040 to be mounted pull side with a solid (heavy duty) arm.
EDA ARM - The EDA arm is a heavy duty parallel arm mount.  The degree of door opening is determined by the template used for mounting. EDA arm closers can only be mounted as a Push Side parallel ar...
When placing an order for a 4041/4040XP Rw/PA with hold open, it would be ordered as a 4041 /4040XP Hw/PA. For an existing Rw/PA requiring the addition of a hold open function, a hold open arm woul...
The 40401/4040XP closer with optional EDA arm has to be mounted parallel arm on the push side of the door.
This can only be done with universal, non-handed closers:  1250, 1260, 1450, 1460, 4030, 4040XP, and 4050A.You would need an xxxx-62PA shoe to adapt from regular arm to parallel arm mount...
 Pneumatic Automatic Operators are used in areas where electrically operated devices are not convenient or permitted.  Consists of a modified, heavy-duty door closer for manual oper...
Optional closer reinforcements are located at 3" from hinge jamb to the beginning of the reinforcement plate. This applies to Regular Arm, Parallel Arm, Top Jamb. Regular Arm (RA) closer reinfor...
The 4011 can only mount on the Pull Side of the door and the 4111 can only mount on the Push Side of the door. Differences - The 4011 and the 4111 cylinders are different and the pinion shafts are...
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PA, push side mount
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...
The (SF) "Swing Free" arm allows the door to be put into hold open position, but then repositioned (swing free) to any other degree of opening without taking the closer out of the hold open mode....
The EDA (Extra Duty Arm) is the standard arm for the 4110.
track arm, std arm
CUSH, Parallel Arm, CNS
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When using the 4111 with a bar style coordinator MB-mounting brackets ordered from IVES are required. The brackets wrap around the coordinator to provide a surface for mounting the parallel arm ...
Surface Mounting - A 9542 DD (double door) header and a 9540-18 mounting plate can be used on the active leaf. A manual closer with a PA (parallel arm) can the be installed on the inactive leaf.  B...
Hold Open Arm with Parallel Arm Shoe
ST-1583 is used to template a 4040 or 4040XP closer mounted hinge side with swing clear hinges.     
ST1583
Valve used to provide proper backcheck location for 4040XP and 4050A parallel arm mounting
Narrow Frame, PA Mount, Parallel Arm Mount, Parallel Arm Installation, PA Installation
The size 6 handed closers will have the most (strongest) closing force. The 4016 (pull side), the 4026 (top jamb push side) or the 4116  (push side parallel arm)  have the highest closing force.
4040XP Series (4040 DEL) is a universal closer. *(see note) Non Handed closer. Can be mounted on a RH or LH door. 4041XP - Adjustable size 1 to 6. Can mount push side or pull side of the doo...
The Falcon FA arm is a non-handed arm similar to the LCN EDA arm.The Falcon FA-HO arm is a handed arm similar to the LCN HEDA arm.
Followings could cause the Chexit device to go into alarm after the rearm time: Chexit devices shipped after 8-24-2015 with motor driven: Module DPS LED is ON DPS switch contact is open: Close t...
Chexit devices shipped prior to 8-24-2015 with solenoid driven: Chexit device has a RX switch with a connector that needs to be connected to the Chexit module otherwise the alarm will sound af...
14" door leaf is the narrowest with standard template.
Part numbers listed below: 2030-3071 cylinder assembly includes the closer cylinder and finish plate.  2030-3971 is the cylinder only. 2030-3002 is the finish plate. 2030-3077T is ...
The 9542, 9553, 9563 surface mounted Senior Swing with a regular arm, mounted on the push side of the door, can handle a reveal from 1 1/8" up to 10". The 9542, 9553, 9563 surface mounted Senior S...
LCN does offer a 2810 Senior Swing / 2010 manual closer combo for a pair of doors.  Both units contained within the same Senior Swing header. To order a paired operator with a 2810 on&nb...
No, LCN does not have an electronic hold open closer (SE/ME Series) that will provide a solid 180° hold open position. The 3130SE has an adjustable hold open position from 85° to 110° maximum. ...
The 2010 and 2030 closer are not the same. The 2010 Series closer uses the (larger) 4010 cylinder which requires a 4" minimum frame tube to mount in. The 2030 uses the (narrow) "Pacer" cylinder...
ST-1630 is required when mounting a 4041 or 4040XP door closer regular (pull/hinge) side with a concealed GJ100 or GJ410 series over head stop.
Cam Lift hinges can only be used with LCN door closers that have a "Regular" style arm.     Manual Closers: Maximum lift dimension is 3/4". Can not be use EDA, CUSH, or Track Arm do...
It would be unnecessary to use the CNS/Cush arm and the Glynn Johnson overhead devices in the same application, both mechanisms stop the door.
2030 and 5030 are both overhead concealed closers. The 2030 uses a concealed, in the door, track, and a concealed one piece arm. The 5030 uses a exposed double lever arm (like the arm for a 401...
The Senior Swing "control box" is not handed. All Senior Swing motor "gearboxes" are handed, both the 2800 Series concealed and 9500 Series surface mounted operators. The 2800 Series "concealed a...
The dead stop post would need to be removed and the 4040/4040XP EDA mounting template for 180° would be followed.