1600 Series

The 1600 Series door closers offer proven quality, performance and reliability unmatched by the competition. A staple in the industry, these ANSI/BHMA Grade 1closers are designed for exterior or interior doors. A full complement of regular and heavy-duty arms, brackets and options make the 1600 Series closers ideal for virtually any medium traffic, commercial application.

Specifications

1601 Series
Closers for interior and exterior doors shall be full rack-and-pinion type with cast aluminum alloy shell. Closers shall be surface mounted and shall project no more that 2-7/8" from the surface of the door. Closers shall be non-handed to permit installation on doors of either hand. Closer fluid shall contain lubricity and anti-oxidation agents. Closer fluid shall maintain stable viscosity to allow door closer to perform in temperatures ranging from extremely high to as low as -40°F. Closers shall have multi-size spring power adjustment to permit setting of spring from (1 through 4) or (3 through 6). Closers shall have two non-critical valves, hex key adjusted, to independently regulate sweep and latch speed. Closers shall have adjustable backcheck cushioning controlled by a hex key adjusted valve. [Closers shall have adjustable delayed-action closing controlled by a hex key adjustable valve.] [Closer body shall be enclosed in/concealed with a full molded cover.] [Closers shall be highly corrosion resistant and shall have all external body components of aluminum, zinc alloy or stainless steel material and all stainless steel fasteners.] Regular arm and top jamb closers shall have a non-hold open shoe permitting 15% ( +/- 7-1/2% ) power adjustment. ** [1601] [1601BF] [1601SS].
**For special arms insert the appropriate arm specification here.
 
1600BC Series
Closers for interior and exterior doors shall be full rack-and-pinion type with cast aluminum alloy shell. Closers shall be surface mounted and shall project no more that 2-7/8" from the surface of the door. Closers shall be non-handed to permit installation of doors of either hand. Closer fluid shall contain lubricity and anti-oxidation agents. Closer fluid shall maintain stable viscosity to allow the door closer to perform in temperatures ranging from extremely high to as low as -40°F. Closers shall be sized for each door. Closers shall have two non-critical valves, hex key adjusted, to independently regulate sweep and latch speed. [Closers shall have adjustable backcheck cushioning controlled by a hex key adjusted valve.] [Closers shall have adjustable delayed action closing controlled by a hex key adjusted valve.] Regular arm and top jamb closers shall have a non-hold open shoe permitting 15% (+/-7-1/2%) power adjustment.** [1600BC]. 
**For special arms insert the appropriate arm specification here
 
**Unitrol® Arm
Door closers shall have built in-door stop [and holder] effective at one point selected at installation, from 85° - 115° in five-degree increments. Door stop shall be cushioned by a shock-absorbing heavy-duty spring action effective at the [soffit plate] [arm shoe] pivot. [Closers shall be provided for parallel arm installation using rigid steel main arm and secondary arm lengths proportional to the door width to reduce racking at the hinge/pivot.] [Closers shall be provided for top jamb installation using steel, rigid main arm and telescoping secondary arm adequate for the frame reveal of the openings.] (Closer arm shall have ball and detent hold open feature that can be engaged or disengaged by 1/4 turn of mechanism; and hold open strength shall be adjustable.)
 
**CloserPlus® Arm
Door closers shall have built-in door stop [and holder] effective at one point selected at installation, from 85° - 110° in five-degree increments. Door stop mechanism shall be reversible and attached to soffit plate. [Hold open mechanism shall have engage/disengage and strength selection actuated by thumbturn.] Closers shall be provided for parallel arm installation using rigid steel main and secondary arm.
 
**CloserPlus Spring™ Arm
Door closers shall have built in door stop [and holder] effective at one point selected at installation, from 85° - 110° in five-degree increments. Door stop mechanism shall have a buffer spring that engages prior to the dead stop feature, reducing shock loads to the door and frame assembly. Door stop mechanism shall be reversible and attached to soffit plate. [Hold open mechanism shall have engage/disengage and strength selection actuated by thumbturn.] Closers shall be provided for parallel installation using rigid steel main and secondary arm.

Finishes
556
556
White
605
605^
Bright Brass

606
606^
 Satin Brass

611
611^
Bright Bronze 

612
612^
 Satin Bronze
619
619^
Satin Nickel
625
625^
 Bright Chrome
626
626^
 Satin Chrome
 
689
Aluminum

690
Statuary Bronze  

691
Dull Bronze 

693
Black

694
Medium Amber

696
Gold

 

600

Prime Coat*

     

*600 is a special rust-inhibiting prime coat. Closers can be ordered prime coat only (specify closer x 600). An additional charge applies if finish coatis required over prime coat.

^ Available on arms only.

Features

  • One-piece, heavy duty cast aluminum body
  • Adjustable 1-6 and fixed spring sizes 3 and 4 units available
  • Full complement of arms available as hold open or non-hold open
  • Maximum degree of swing is 180°, trim permitting
  • Tri-style® packaging: regular, top jamb or parallel mounting
  • Non-handed
  • 2-7/8" projection
  • Optional plastic cover
  • Corrosion resistant model (specify 1601SS)

Benefits

  • High strength aluminum alloy closer body provides for long life
  • Independent latch, sweep and backcheck intensity valves to ensure positive control
  • Broad variety of arms and applications for any environment
  • Quick adjust slide arm for easy installation and adjustment
  • Non-handed for installation on right- or left- hand swing door
  • Exceeds 25 million cycles (independently verified) for long life and fewer replacements
  • 15-year limited warranty
  • Longer life results in fewer replacements and less material used
  • Covered by Norton End-of-Life Recycling Program

Optional Features

Corrosion Resistant Door Closer - The series 1601SS door closers are available for use where corrosive conditions exist. This series is provided with zinc diecastadjustment valves, a 440 grade stainless steel pinion shaft, an all-aluminum body and bronze closer arm bushings; all othercomponents and fasteners are of 302/303 grade stainless steel. This product is available for standard regular arm, top jamband parallel arm, non-hold open, applications only. Not Tri-Style packed. "P" or "J" prefix required for parallel arm and topjamb applications.


Optional Molded Cover - 1600P - Molded of high-impact U.L. listed material that covers the entire closer body assembly. This cover is non-handed for regular andparallel arm applications. Suffix "P" to catalog number. Not designed for top jamb applications.

Code Compliance

  • ANSI/BHMA A156.4, Grade 1 certified
  • UL / cUL listed for use on fire rated doors
  • UL10C listed for positive pressure fire test
  • Meets requirements for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and ANSI/BHMA standard A117.1

Typical Applications

Recommended on interior or exterior doors including:

 

 

  • Aluminum Storefronts
  • Office Doors
  • Utility Closets
  • Storage Rooms

Questions?

Customer Service:
800.438.1951 x Ext 6701
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