How do you remove a door closer?
Remove the screw and washer securing the lower half of the door arm to the top of the closer with a Phillips-head screwdriver. Pull the lower arm off the top of the closer. Remove the pin securing the upper door arm to the bracket on the door frame. Remove the arm completely from the bracket.
What is a Perko door closer?
PERKO POWER™ CONTROLLED CONCEALED DOOR CLOSERS Ideal for use on fire doors and along accessible routes, PERKO POWER fits neatly between the door and door jamb, providing total concealment when the door is closed (it is also particularly unobtrusive when the door is opened).
How do you adjust a pneumatic door closer?
If the door slams shut or closes too slowly, adjust the pneumatic cylinder:
- To slow the closing, turn the screw on the end of the pneumatic cylinder clockwise.
- To speed up the closing, turn the screw counterclockwise.
How do you make a door close slowly?
Just stick a few small felt pads along the edge of the doorframe: Position a pad at the top and bottom of the frame, along with two more pads at the top and bottom of the strike plate. The pads provide just enough soft cushioning to slow down the door as it closes, preventing a slam.
What is a hush latch?
A hush latch is a modified striking plate, recessed into the door frame for use with a standard mortice latch or lock. It is designed to minimise the resistance standard latch bolts often encounter when they make contact with a traditional strike plate.
How do you release a spring loaded hinge?
Removing a Spring-Loaded Hinge Using a hex wrench, open the spring so you can see the tension pin. Then, remove the pin using pliers. You can then remove the hex wrench and allow the spring to naturally unwind. Once the spring is removed, you can take the other screws out and remove the hinge normally.
Can you adjust a Perko door closer?
Hi, yes perko’s can be adjusted but my experience of them is that they are a nightmare and getting them to shut perfectly is a hassle, as they either slam or don’t quite shut.
Are Perko closers fire rated?
The Perko concealed door closer is rated for use on 30 and 60 minute fire doors (when fitted with intumescent acrylic) and is tested to endure 500,000 closing cycles.