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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 ...
The 62A shoe is used when it is necessary to install the door closer (lower) down on the door so that it will operate under accessories such as overhead stops, coordinators, etc.
  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 regulati...
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...
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...
The "320G" is the # on a UL sticker attached to the arm of most LCN door closers, and is not a door closer model number.  The "320G" means that the arm is not a mechanical hold open device and OK t...
There are a few things that can cause a closer to slam. The closer could be adjusted incorrectly. Turn all regulating screws clockwise until they stop. Then open each valve 1 and 1/2 turns. If t...
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...
ST-2730 is used with a 4110 closer and GJ90 series (up to size 4).  ST-2730 includes a special template and special arm with a -62G shoe and bent forearm. If a drop plate is required, a 4010-18 d...
The LCN direct retrofit for the Obsolete 303 OHC closer was the 330 series, it was discontinued in 2009. The 3030 closer door closer body can be used as a replacement cylinder. 
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...
14" door leaf is the narrowest with standard template.
The SED/MED series closers where discontinued in 2000. The SE or ME series from LCN can be used as replacements to provide a hold open feature, but will not have the smoke detector...
The 4110 Cush closer can be templated for 85°, 90°, 100°, and 110° maximum as standard templates. The 4110 if ordered by ST-3220 will allow templating to 135°
The 4040XP, 1260/1261, 1460/1461, 4030/4031 closers have the tri-pack mounting option when ordered with an Rw/PA or Hw/PA designation.
The LCN closers are not designed nor intended to be exterior mounted in the elements.  
BHMA provides a certified products directory complete with function codes and meanings from most of the major lock manufacturers.  The most up-to-date directory can be accessed through th...
AutoCAD drawings are proprietary and are not available for distribution.    
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.
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 ...
For a door closer that tries to open the door instead of closing it:The closer body could be mounted backwards on the door - check instructions for proper closer orientation.It could be the wrong h...
Overhead Concealed door closers are used to provide a more aesthetic look to the opening.  Concealed in either the frame or the door Offer the ability to be adjusted to maintain control o...
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...
The fluid in an LCN closer must not be refilled in the field. See attached Warranty and Repair Communication 
LCN does not offer any products for sliding doors.
The maximum recommended door weight for LCN closers is 225 lbs.
The LCN closer fluid "Liquid X" will perform without variation between:  -30° F to +120° F - for manual closers.  +35° F to +120° F - for electrical closers and automatic operators. At around ...
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...
The maximum 925 tubing run length from the Control Box to the Door Closer is:  7980 Series Control Boxes --- 50 "Linear" feet from Control Box to Door Closer.  7900/7940 Series Control Boxes --...
The Dor-O-Matic overhead concealed manual door closers have been obsolete since 1999, and there are no parts available for them.
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.
Neither Dor-O-Matic or LCN manufacturers a floor closer. 
All LCN closers have UL listings, and are Fire Rated for up to 3 hours.
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...
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...
A 4110 with AVB (advance variable back check) would be recommended. Using a SCUSH (Spring Cush) arm will also help minimize shock to all door hardware.
LCN does not recommend this type of installation, and has never sold a coupler to do this.
The part number is: 1461-3071 for the door closer cylinder body.
The 2030 closer requires a minimum 1-3/8" top rail on the door for the standard track.  For a top rail less than 1-3/8" and as narrow as 1", you could use the l...
The 4040(XP) door closer can be used as a temporary replacement in a 4630/4640 operator to provide manual control of the door while the 4630/4640 closer cylinder is being repaired or a replacement ...
The measurements from center line to centerline of the mounting holes are 2-3/8"  x  6-3/4".
The holding force on an SE/ME Series door closer is approximately 35 lbs. and they can be manually pulled out of hold open with approximately 35 lbs of force. 
Locate closer and arm from the centerline of the swing clear hinge pin.
Because of the new extended LCN warranties and the desire to be consistent across the entire Allegion premium brands, LCN will be moving away from offering an out-of-warranty repair service beginni...
Hold Open Closers & Magnets (Fire/Life safety products) provide a wide range of solutions.  Single or multi-point hold open closers Utilize an electromechanical closer. Hold the door o...
Yes, as long as you stay with the like style arm.  Example: replace an RW/PA with HW/PA, replace an EDA with HEDA, or replace a CUSH with HCUSH.
A  LHR (left hand reverse) door uses a RH (right hand) door closer. A RHR (right hand reverse) door uses a LH (left hand) door closer.
A door can be handed in several ways. The easiest way is to stand on the Push side of the door. Push the door away from you as if you are going to walk thru the opening. If the hinges are on yo...
To determine the hand of a door, view the door from the outside, security side or key side of door.  Once there identify which side are the hinges located on the, right or left side of t...
Go to the push side of the door opening.  See above illustration. If door swings out to the left, it needs a left hand door closer. If door swings out to the right, i...
STANDARD ROD AND SHOE: 4020, 4031, 1460, 1520, 1370, 1070, 1260, 4640, 4820 is: 8 3/8” LONG ROD AND SHOE: 4020: 4031, 1460, 1520, 1370, 1070, 1260, 4640, 4820 is: 12 3/8” STANDARD ROD AND SHOE: ...
A 1460 Pull Side can be mounted standard template for 180°, frame and trim permitting.
A 4030 Pull Side can be mounted standard template for 180°, frame and trim permitting. 
A 1260 Pull Side can be mounted standard template for 180°, frame and trim permitting.
 Cam Lift Hinges are specially designed hinges used mainly on acoustical door assemblies. The Cam Lift Hinge lifts the door during its travel and seats the door bottom for a pos...
 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...
Clear Opening Width for swinging doors is measured (with the door open 90 degree) from the face of door to stop soffit on strike jamb.          &nbs...
Electro-hydraulic Automatic Operators are: Designed for manual opening applications where there is occasional need for automating the door to meet ADA requirements.  Electrically powere...
LCN does not does not have or supply any information for the old (obsolete) "High Energy" Dor-O-Matic Sliding doors, Bi-Fold doors or Astro Swing doors. You MUST be AAADM certified to work on, or g...
The 1260 Series closers have a bolt hole (mounting pattern) of 9-1/16" horizontal x 3/4" vertical
The 1040 and 1050 are obsolete closers made in the 50's, 60's, and 70's. The 1260 or 1460 will work as replacements, but they are not direct replacement.
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 ...
Using Soss hinges with closers can require special device and preparation locations. If you have questions on specific closer applications, please e-mail your request (including a description ...
The LCN "Traditional" series closer line was discontinued in 1980.  
The date is a 4 digit #. The first 2 numbers indicate the week it was made, and the last 2 numbers indicate what year it was made. On most surface mounted closers, the model #,  date code, ...
SRT "Self Reaming, & Tapping" screws are the default type screws shipped with LCN closers, when a specific screw type is not specified.   There are 3 standard lengths of SRT screws: 1-3/8" 1...
The closest powder coat finish by LCN is Dark Bronze (BHMA 695).
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...
Please contact the Allegion Product Support Team on all questions or inquiries pertaining to hardware finishes warranties. Please send an e-mail to the applicable Product Support team:Closers_TechP...
No.  As of June 27th, 2018--- the cover screw is now standard in the screw packs for the 4040XP, 4040XPT, 4000T, and 4040SE so ST-3596 is no longer needed.    
The current Powder Coat finishes are: Aluminum (BHMA 689) Dark Bronze (BHMA 695) Brass (BHMA 696) Light Bronze (BHMA 691) Statuary Bronze (BHMA 690) Black (BHMA 693)For list of standar...
Tan Powder Coat can be ordered but only available as a special finish with a metal cover.
White Powder Coat can be ordered as a special RAL finish with a metal cover.
For custom powder coat (LCN RAL customer powder coat colors) guide/chart please see here.
The 1260 closer body has the same footprint (9-1/16" x 3/4") and it mounts in the same location as the 1070 body, but the arm will have to be moved slightly to match the 1260 templating.
 The P1070 was replaced with the 1261 Rw/PA.
The standard screw pack for an LCN closer is the SRT (Self Reaming and Tapping) screw. Thru bolts are an option, but must be specified on the order. There is no charge for them, but they do need to...
Closers mounted according to LCN installation instructions require no periodic maintenance or seasonal adjustments.  Monthly, quarterly, and annual visual inspections are recommended for Fire/...