Rixson Product Terms

Heavy Duty Floor Closers

Automatic Hold Open - Suffix A

These closers hold the door open. This feature cannot be changed in the field. 

 

Cold Weather Fluid - Suffix CWF

Cold weather fluid should be specified for exterior doors in consistently cold climates under 32° F for weeks at a time. The hydraulic fluid is of a lower viscosity to prevent sluggish closing. Cannot be used with the delayed action feature.

 

Cover Pan (Terazzo) - Suffix Part Number

Closers should always be accessible.  They should never be buried beneath flooring materials. A cover pan sits on top of the closer and has the flooring material set in it. This way the sight line for the floor is consistent. Cover pans may require closers with longer spindles. See cover pan template to determine spindle length needed.

 

Degree of Swing - Follows Model Number

Single acting heavy-duty floor closers have a deadstop. This means that the door cannot go past a certain point. If ordered as a hold open closer, the hold open position is exactly the same as the deadstop. The degrees available are 85°, 90°  , or 105°   (180°   for model 27 only). It is recommended that the maximum degree of swing be ordered.

Double acting closers have a deadstop at 103° and are available with hold open options at 90°   or 100°  .

  

Delayed Action - Prefix DA

After full open, permits door to remain ajar (at 70 degrees) for up to 40 seconds. Operates by separate valve and can be shut off if not needed. Not available on closers with hold open feature.

  

Extended Spindle - Suffix Extra Length

Any special floor coverings, or severe door undercuts, will affect the spindle height. In these applications an extended spindle may be required. See product template to determine if an extended spindle is needed. Extended spindles available in 1/2" increments up to 2" longer than standard.

 

Fire Rated - Prefix F

Closer packages for fire rated doors (up to 3 hours) include a steel top pivot and must have additional steel intermediate pivots. These closers are non-hold open.

 

Hand - Suffix RH or LH

All single acting floor closers are handed. All double acting floor closers (30, 40, H40) are non-handed.

 

Less All Parts - Suffix LAP

If a closer is needed for replacement, the arm, cover, cement case, top pivot and floor plate are omitted.

 

Less Cement Case - Suffix LCC

For existing instalations or when cement case has been sent earlier in construction. Closer will be packaged without the cement case.

 

Less Floor Plate - Suffix LFP

When thresholds or cover pans are being used, the closer doesn't need the decorative floor plate.

 

Less Top Pivot - Suffix LTP

For unusual head conditions, where the top pivot cannot be used, the closer is shipped without the top pivot. For offset installations, an additional load bearing intermediate (side jamb) M190 pivot is required. All intermediate pivots for that opening should be M190's, not M19's.

 

Non Hold Open - Suffix N

These closers do not hold the door open. This feature cannot be changed in the field.

 

1-1/2" Offset - Suffix 1-1/2

Offset is the distance from the face of the door to the pivot point. Extended offsets should not be used unless there is cladding on the face of the door or there is trim to clear on the frame. 1-1/2" offset arms and pivots are for doors with cladding or trim that project 3/4" from the face of the door.

 

Physically Handicapped - Prefix PH

To comply with ICC/ANSI A117.1 established by the Americans with Disabilities Act. PH prefix indicates 5 pounds of opening force, based at 30" from centerline of pivot. PH closers may not be used on labeled fire doors or exterior doors. Rixson accepts no responsibility for PH closers and door latching. Also, be advised that ADA guidelines DO NOT apply to fire rated openings or exterior doors.

 

8-1/2 Lbs. Opening Force - Prefix PH Suffix 8-1/2

This is a lighter than normal opening force. Be aware that this may not be strong enough to close fire rated or exterior doors. Rixson aacepts no responsibility for PH closers and door latching. Also, be advised that ADA guidelines DO NOT apply to fire rated openings or exterior doors.

 

Sealed Closer - Prefix SC

This option is for exterior doors or interior doors, with heavy exposure to water or cleaning solvents, protects the body. The closer body is placed in the cement case. A stainless steel cover plate is then gasketed and fastened to the cement case. This must be ordered with closer and cannot be ordered less the cement case.

 

Selective Hold Open - Suffix S

These closers can be set to hold open or non-hold open. This is done via a screw control on the top of the closer. Available on Models 27 and 28 only.

 

Special Layouts - Suffix SPLO #

Unique installations or specially engineered products are called special layouts. These numbers must be assigned by the technical support department and they must be called out specifically by their number when ordered.

 

Twenty Minute Label - Suffix -20

This UL rating is for 20 minute doors. Pivots are brass base material and include a visible label.

 

Wood Door - Prefix W

When using a center hung product with the centering arm (e.g. 28, 30, or 40) a special plate and less obtrusive adjusting screws are needed for wood doors. This plate is reinforcement to the deep mortise required for that arm, protecting veneer.

  

Pivots & Pivot Sets

Door Thickness - Suffix 1-3/4", 2", 2-1/4", 2-1/2", or 3"

When ordering L series pivot for lead lined doors, the thickness of the door must be given. The purpose of the L product is to have screws spaced so they straddle the lead in the center of the door. Also used when lead lining is under the skins of the door. Recommended for use on extra heavy or high traffic doors.

 

Electrolynx®   Connectors - Suffix QC - Number of Wires

The plug-in connectors, with easy color coded wire system, eliminate matching wires. Must be used with ASSA ABLOY doors, frames and hardware. Available 4,6, 8, or 12 wires for most products.

 

Extended Spindle - Suffix extra length needed

Any special coverings or severe door undercuts will affect the spindle height. In these applications, an extended spindle may be required. Most standard spindle heights accomodate door undercuts up to 2" longer than standard. See template.

 

Fire Rated - Prefix F

Pivots for fire rated doors (up to 3 hours) include a steel top pivot and must have additional steel intermediate pivots. For F159 pocket pivot, door assemblies must have been tested with pocket pivots.

 

Handing

All offset pivots and pivot sets are handed. Suffix RH or LH.

 

Less Top Pivot - Suffix LTP

For conditions requiring special top pivots or for arch top doors, the pivot set should be ordered less top pivot - LTP. For offset installations, an additional load bearing intermediate (side jamb) M190 pivot is required. All intermediate pivots for that opening should be M190's, not M19's.

 

1-1/2" Offset - Suffix 1-1/2

Offset is the distance from the face of the door to the pivot point. Extended offsets should not be used unless there is cladding on the face of the door or there is trim to clear on the frame. 1-1/2" offset arms and pivots are for doors with cladding or trim that projects 3/4" from the face of the door. The greater the offset the less weight can be carried by the pivot.

 

Special Layouts - Suffix SPLO#

Unique installations or specially engineered products are called special layouts. These numbers must be assigned by the technical product support department and they must be called out specifically by their number when ordering. 

 

Twenty-minute label - Suffix 20

This UL rating is for 20-minute assemblies. Product with this rating has an authorized label.

 

  

Electrified Closer/Holder

Free Swing Arm - prefix FS

Pull Side units only. This option disengages the arm from the closing mechanism to make the door swing freely. It is normally used on patient room doors in hospitals. When an alarm cuts the power a mechanism on the closer spindle pushes the arm and closes the door.

 

Double Egress Arm - prefix DE

Pull side units only. This option can accomodate double egress reveals up to 3".

Checkmate Stops & Holders

Less Spring - Suffix LS

Heavy-duty slide track type stops have a spring in the end of the channel that keeps the slider from deadstopping. If these units are being used with electromechanical closer, where the door must deadstop, the LS option is needed. Available only with models 1 and 9.

 

Angle Jamb Bracket Adapter

   Standard-duty models suffix 5258 (non-handed)

   Heavy-duty models suffix 5458 (LH) or 5459 (RH)

When surface mounted units are mounted on a rabbeted door on the push side, flush door and transom on the push side, or in a reverse installation on the pull side of the door, a special bracket is needed. Note: not all models can be mounted on the pull side of the door (see specific model numbers in catalog.)

 

Security Screws - Suffix Torx®  

Security screws can be supplied for exposed fasteners.

Shallow Depth Floor Closers

Delayed Action - Prefix DA

After full open permits door to remain ajar (at 70 degrees) for up to 40 seconds. Operates by separate valve and can be shut off if not needed. Not available on closers with hold open feature. Closers with DA feature do not have backcheck.

 

Wood Door - Prefix W

When using a center hung product with the centering arm (e.g., 5010 and 5020) a special plate and less obtrusive adjusting screws are needed for wood doors. This plate is reinforcement for the deep mortise required for that arm, protecting the veneer.

 

Fire Rated - Prefix F

Closer packages for fire rated doors (up to 3 hours) include a steel top pivot and must have additional steel intermediate pivots. These closers are non-hold open.

 

Twenty Minute Label - Suffix -20

This UL rating is for 20-minute doors. Pivots are brass based material and include a visible label.

 

Less All Parts - Suffix LAP

If closer is needed for replacement, the arm, cover, cement case, top pivot and floor plate are omitted.

 

Less Floor Plate - Suffix LFP

When threshold or cover pans are being used the closer doesn't need the decorative floor plate.

 

Less Cement Case - Suffix LCC
For existing installations or when cement case has been sent earlier in construction. Closer will be packaged without the cement case.

 

Less Top Pivot - Suffix LTP

For unusual head conditions where the top pivot cannot be used, the closer is shipped without the top pivot. For offset installations an additional load bearing intermediate (side jamb) M190 pivot is required. All intermediate pivots for that opening should be be M190's, not M19's.

 

Non Hold Open - Suffix NBC

These closers do not hold the door open. This feature cannot be changed in the field.

 

Automatic Hold Open - Suffix ABC

These closers hold the door open. This feature cannot be changed in the field. Specify 90°, 105°, or 180°  .

 

Hand - Suffix RH or LH

All single acting floor closers are handed. All double acting floor closers (5020) are non-handed.

 

Extended Spindle - Suffix Extra Length

Any special coverings or severe door undercuts will require an extended spindle. See product template to determine if an extended spindle is needed. Extended spindles are available in 1/2" increments up to 2" longer than standard.

 

1-1/2" Offset - Suffix 1-1/2

Offset is the distance from the face of the door to the pivot point. Extended offsets should not be used unless there is cladding from the face of the door or there is trim to clear on the frame. 1-1/2" offset arms and pivots are for doors with cladding or trim that projects 3/4" from the face of the door.

 

Cover Pan (Terrazzo) - Suffix Part Number

Closers should always be accessible. They should never be buried beneath flooring materials. A cover pan sits on top of the closer and has the flooring material set in it. This way the sight line for the floor is consistent. Cover pans may require closers with longer spindles. See cover pan template to determine spindle length needed.

 

Special Layouts - Suffix SPLO #

Unique installations or specially engineered products are called special layouts. These numbers must be assigned by the technical support department and they must be called out specifically by their number when ordered.

Specialty Closers

Duo Chek®  Options

 

Physically Handicapped - Prefix PH

To comply with ICC/ANSI A117.1 and guidelines established by the Americans with Disabilities Act, PH prefix indicates 5 lbs, of opening force.

 

Non-Hold Open - Suffix N

These closers do not hold the door open. This feature cannot be changed in the field.

 

Automatic Hold Open - Suffix A

These closers do not hold the door open at 90°. This feature cannot be changed in the field.

 

Extended Spindle - Suffix Extra Length

Any special floor coverings or severe door undercuts will affect spindle height. In these applications, an extended spindle may be required. See product template to determine if an extended spindle is needed. Extended spindles available in 1/2" increments up to 2" longer than standard.

 

Less All Parts - Suffix LAP

If a closer is needed for replacement, the arm, cover, cement case, top pivot and floor plate are omitted.

 

Less Floor Plate - Suffix LFP

When thresholds or cover pans are being used, the closer doesn't need the decorative floor plate.

 

Less Cement Case - Suffix LCC

For existing installations or when cement case has been sent earlier in construction. Closer will be packaged without the cement case. 

 

Less Top Pivot - Suffix LTP

For unusual head conditions where the top pivot cannot be used, the closer is shipped without the top pivot.

 

SEC27 - 180 Options

 

Degree of Swing - Suffix 180

Single acting, heavy-duty floor closers have a deadstop. This means that the door cannot go past a certain point. The SEC27-180 allows the door to swing to 180°.

 

Non-Hold Open - SEC Closers are non-hold open

  

Less Cement Case - Suffix LCC

For existing installations or when cement case has been sent earlier in construction. Closer will be packaged without the cement case.

 

Less Top Pivot - Suffix LTP

For unusual head conditions where the top pivot cannot be used, the closer is shipped without the top pivot.

 

Extended Spindle - Suffix Extra Length

Any special floor covering or severe door undercuts will affect spindle height. In these applications, an extended spindle may be required. See product template to determine if an extended spindle is needed. Extended spindles available in 1/2" increments up to 2" longer than standard.