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  • ADA Vertical Clearance Fire Rated Door Solution
    July 3, 2020

    ADA Vertical Clearance Fire Rated Door Solution

    According to NFPA-80, fire rated doors require to have a self-closing mechanism. In the meantime, ADA sets specific guidelines for door clearance. On the basis fo ADA Protruding Objects Chapter 307.4 Vertical Clearance, “Headroom clearance of at least 80” high...

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  • ADA Door Certification
    July 3, 2020

    ADA Door Certification

    In our business, we are frequently asked to provide ADA compliance certification concerning our closer hinge products. ADA compliance is extremely important for commercial buildings, as well as our manufacturing philosophy. To that end, we rigorously test our products using...

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  • An Attractive ADA Bathroom Door Closer Requirement
    July 3, 2020

    An Attractive ADA Bathroom Door Closer Requirement

    Choosing the right door closer for high-end bathroom applications depends largely on utility and aesthetics. According to ADA 604.8.2 Ambulatory Accessible Compartments, restroom compartment doors shall be self-closing. Pivot hinges generally aren’t suitable for stall doors due to toe clearance...

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  • Quieter Solution for Door Slamming
    November 7, 2019

    Quieter Solution for Door Slamming

    Houses are frequently framed with wooden structures that are vulnerable to annoying sound and resonance upon door slamming. A slammed door is not only damaging to a frame but can often be felt and heard on the other side of...

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  • Hold The Door!
    November 7, 2019

    Hold The Door!

    Frequently commercial doors like those in hospitals need to be held open for a variety of urgent reasons -- quickly moving medical equipment, patients, and supplies, to name a few.  Hold open is a valuable and effective feature that improves...

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