Adams Rite launches ASSA ABLOY core range of CE marked door closers


Adams Rite, the leading provider of high quality hardware to aluminium door manufacturers, has launched a new ASSA ABLOY range of surface door closers, including two cam motion models, that meet European Standards and will assist in achieving compliance with approved Document M.
The range consists of three variants which all share the same installation footprint, reducing complexity at the fabrication stage and allowing greater flexibility throughout the whole supply chain.

CE marked BS EN 1154, the range shares the same cover design with a stylish and clean aesthetic and has a range of accessories to enable installation in all common applications.

The range incorporates a rack and pinion variant, the DC200 and two cam motion variants, the DC500 and DC700, which are practical and cost effective.  Alongside these surface mounted closers, Adams Rite also offers the DC860 concealed cam action closer.

Cam motion closers have the advantage of a reduced opening force at the beginning of the opening cycle, the most strenuous part of opening a door.  The practical result is that the door requires less effort by the user compared to a rack and pinion type design, while still maintaining the closing force.

Andy Stolworthy, Product Manager for Adams Rite, commented:

“The new range of closers will be available from February 2011 and will replace our existing surface range.  We believe this will provide a significant benefit to our customers in terms of stock holding, simplicity and depth of range.

“There are an ever increasing number of requirements for a perimeter door, pushing the limits of current hardware, especially in relation to door opening forces.  This is a choice of products that will give real results in aiding compliance to Approved Document M and the Equality Act while still giving the door manufacturer a choice of surface or concealed installation.”

Adams Rite is the leading supplier of aluminium door locking, electric locking and escape devices, supplying the top OEM door manufacturers worldwide. The company is part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions.

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