Door Closer Footprint Comparison Version 4.0 Released

2019-04-03T17:49:16-04:00 April 4th, 2019|All, Door Closers, Tools Update|

We have updated the Door Closer Footprint Comparison Chart in the Tools Section. We’re now at Version 4.0 with 41 manufacturers/brands represented across 34 unique footprints and 289 unique models. As always, footprints are organized by horizontal center-to-center measurements, smallest to largest. If multiple footprints exist with the same horizontal center-to-center measurements, they are further [...]

Door Closers Library Update

2019-02-17T09:19:57-04:00 February 21st, 2019|All, Door Closers, Library Update|

We have updated every page in the Door Closers section of the Library. Each page has been updated to match our new Library format and new files and links have been added. These pages include: Door Operators Floor and Overhead (Concealed) Parallel, Regular, and Top-Jamb Specialty Door Operators On [...]

WLS: Installing a Falcon SC81 Door Closer

2019-02-16T11:41:21-04:00 February 18th, 2019|All, Door Closers, Wayne's Lock Shop|

This article is courtesy of Wayne Winton of For more "How-To" pictures and videos, including the largest collection of online locksmith training videos, please visit Today we are installing a Falcon SC81 door closer. The SC81 is a medium-duty closer suited for light- to medium-duty, interior or exterior [...]

Door Operators Library Update

2018-11-15T06:55:20-04:00 November 15th, 2018|All, Door Closers, Door Operators|

We’ve recently updated our Door Operators page in the Library. In the 'Manufacturer's Literature and Manuals' tab, new documents have been added for the following manufacturers: Arrow Lock & Door Hardware CDVI Americas Detex Corporation DORMA Americas Falcon Hager Companies LCN Norton Door Controls Power Access Corporation Rixson Specialty Door Controls Security Door [...]

Library Update: Floor and Overhead (Concealed)

2018-10-14T10:10:43-04:00 April 11th, 2018|All, Door Closers, Floor and Overhead (Concealed), Library Update|

We’ve recently added more manufacturer's literature and manuals to our Floor and Overhead (Concealed) page in the Library. New documents have been added for the following manufacturers: Cal-Royal Products, Inc. Falcon LCN Locksmith Dealers of America (LSDA) Norton Door Controls Rixson Specialty Door Controls Townsteel

Tools Update: Door Closer Footprint Comparison Chart

2018-10-14T10:06:55-04:00 March 5th, 2018|All, Door Closers, Parallel Regular and Top Jamb, Tools Update|

We just added an Excel spreadsheet to the Tools section which contains a door closer footprint comparison chart for surface mounted door closers. There are 39 manufacturers/brands represented across 33 unique footprints and 285 unique models, including discontinued models, within this chart. While this spreadsheet can be utilized and navigated [...]