# How do I know which Norton door closer I have?

## How do I know which Norton door closer I have?

How do you determine handing for a door closer?

1. Push the door away from you as if you are going to walk thru the opening. If the hinges are on your right, it is a RH door.
2. If you are on the pull side (hinge side) of the door, and the hinges are on your right, it is a LH door.

How do you measure a door closer?

Q. What does the power or spring size of the closer mean?

1. Size #1 = 2 pounds of closing force, minimum.
2. Size #2 = 3 pounds of closing force, minimum.
3. Size #3 = 5 pounds of closing force, minimum.
4. Size #4 = 8 pounds of closing force, minimum.
5. Size #5 = 11 pounds of closing force, minimum.

### How do I adjust the tension on my door closer?

How to Adjust a Standard Door Closer in 6 Steps

1. Step 1: Remove the cover. If you can’t see the adjustment valves, then the closer has a cover that needs to be removed.
2. Step 2: Close all of the valves.
3. Step 3: Adjust the backcheck.
4. Step 4: Adjust the sweep/main speed.
5. Step 5: Adjust the latching speed.
6. Step 6: Test the door.

What is L and S on a door closer?

S and L are closing speed adjustment valves for a commercial door closer; where “S” indicates the sweep speed valve adjustment and “L” indicates the latch speed valve adjustment.

#### How do you stop a door closer from slamming?

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 do the letters mean on a door closer?

Conclusion. S and L are closing speed adjustment valves for a commercial door closer; where “S” indicates the sweep speed valve adjustment and “L” indicates the latch speed valve adjustment.