Door Closers

  • A Day In The Life Of An Institutional Locksmith

    We interview a government locksmith responsible for 15,000 doors. This past year, his four-person staff handled over 800 calls for service, installing or servicing 50 to 100 locks each month

    Article • July 2nd, 2009

  • Lessons learned at the LCN Low Energy Power Operators Workshop

    This certification enhances the locksmith’s image as a security professional and provides another tool for winning future door operator business.

    Article • July 2nd, 2009

  • Door Basics

    Locksmiths service door locks. If the door is equipped with a closer, be it surface mount or concealed, locksmiths service door closers. Locksmiths adjust door hinges so the door can close. Why not install doors? They can be a very profitable option...

    Article • May 1st, 2009

  • Door Controls Catalog

    Falcon Door Hardware customers can now review the complete portfolio of Falcon door control solutions in a just-released 32-page catalog. The document details the most current product information and specifications on all Falcon door closer solutions...

    Product • March 24th, 2009

  • An Overview of Hospital Hardware

    Hospital security hardware and locks must comply with Life Safety codes and other standards.

    Article • February 1st, 2009

  • Falcon 8200 Series

    For commercial applications needing an automatic operator that combines a value price point with a small footprint, minimal installation time and elegant design, the Falcon 8200 Series Automatic Operator provides a complete "in the box" response. Features...

    Product • January 21st, 2009

  • Promoting Your Business for Profit

    Don’t assume your customers already know what you do. Remember, a few of these same people will walk in your store, look around at the walls holding 127,000 key blanks hanging on pegs and ask, “Do you cut keys?”

    Article • January 1st, 2009

  • Expanded Warranty

    Falcon Door Hardware customers will now get a new 10-year warranty on Falcon locks, exits and closers shipped on or after Nov. 1, 2008. These products are warranted to be free from defects in materials and workmanship when used according to manufacturer...

    Product • December 16th, 2008

  • ITS 96

    DORMA designed the ITS96 as the ultimate concealed solution for virtually any interior door with a minimum 1-3'frasl;4" thickness. Using the same advanced cam and roller technology as the world market leading TS93 and power adjustable through the full...

    Product • October 23rd, 2008

  • DC 200

    The Arrow DC200 Series surface applied door closers are an economical value for customers requiring convenience and security in an affordable package. They are ideally suited for retail or office buildings. All DC200 Series closers are U.L. and C.U.L...

    Product • October 23rd, 2008

  • Door Closers 101

    Door closers are available in two basic types: fixed spring size (power) and adjustable spring size. Spring size determines the power of operation. An adjustable spring size door closer can be used for most closing applications.

    Article • October 1st, 2008

  • Airport Security Opportunities

    For every huge airport like O’Hare and LAX, there are hundreds of smaller airports that don’t have the flight activity or personnel budget to have a full-time locksmith on staff. This is where you come in.

    Article • July 1st, 2008

  • Profiting From Sales & Service of Low-Energy Door Operators

    New in the marketplace is LCN Benchmark Automatic Operator, featuring intelligent Power Boost and Push-N-Go.

    Article • April 1st, 2008


    Unlike the gear-driven piston type closer, Norton says its cam action closer is significantly more efficient, providing up to four pounds closing force for a five pound opening force.

    Article • January 1st, 2008

  • Rixson Specialty Door Controls

    RIXSON Specialty Door Controls offers customized solutions for challenging design requirements.It is the leading North American provider of concealed closers, pivots and mechanical/electromechanical door holders.

    Company • November 27th, 2007