The 1601 is a arrow footprint door closer designed for aluminum storefront doors. Also commonly used as medium duty closer in commercial applications.
The 1601 is a universal closer as it suits most commercial applications. Features include:
- Adjustable spring sizes 3-6 (With BF it is 1-4)
- Tri-Pak mounting kit
- Meets ADA requirements
See the images tab for details on mounting, finish and bolt hold alignment.
Tri-Pak Mounting Kit
This basically means the closer is furnished with a parallel arm bracket. When this bracket is used, the closer may be mounted parallel arm style. When not using the bracket, the closer can mount regular arm or top jamb mounting style.
The narrow body style allows the unit to mount to only 2″ of flat surface. This allows the 1601 to be used on both standard and aluminum storefront doors and frames.
When replacing an existing closer, first check the bolt hole alignment. This is the best method of ensuring you receive an exact replacement. Regardless of closer brand, use the bolt holes to determine the proper model number for replacing a closer.
The standard model closer has an adjustable spring for sizes 3-6. This works well with most doors, especially exterior doors. The spring may be adjusted to meet ADA requirements (Americans with Disabilities Act).
When you have an interior door, there are no concerns about wind or other forces that affect an outside door. Norton makes another version of the 1601 specially suited for interior doors, the 1601BF (barrier free). It’s spring is adjustable sizes 1-4.
Standard 1601 – use on exterior doors
1601BF – use on interior doors
When you need the closer to have the hold open feature, a different arm is furnished. The hold open is all in the arm and has nothing to do with the closer body. Examples of models that include the “H” hold open feature: 1601H, 1601BF-H