balanced door

balanced door

[′bal·ənst ′dȯr]
(building construction)
A door equipped with double-pivoted hardware which is partially counterbalanced to provide easier operation.

balanced door

A door so arranged that it is held either open or closed by weights.
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A properly balanced door is less likely to injure someone or something and keeps the door opener from working too hard, which will shorten its life.
With a high-quality stainless steel interior, safety baskets and counter balanced door, this dishwasher will make washing up a thing of the past.
A balanced door with top-of-door or front-mounted and raised controls for ease of access
With the balancing self-help of a balanced door, wind will neither open it nor hold it open, yet the door is easily opened by pedestrians even in strong winds.
In addition, a balanced door makes the task of lifting virtually effortless.
Why do some of our nation's most beautiful buildings, such as Los Angeles' Getty Museum, feature Balanced Door systems by Ellison Bronze?
A) A properly balanced door is less likely to crush someone or something and keeps your door opener from working too hard.
A balanced door can be opened and closed easily with one hand, doesn't bind or catch on the rails, and should stay in place when you open the door halfway and let go.
Photo and graph illustrations offer suggestions for entrance options and compare balanced door benefits to that of conventionally hinged doors.
Balanced door concept in company's line of doors reduces the effect of exterior wind or interior suction, permitting doors to be opened with minimal effort.
EFCO manual balanced doors were used in the entryway.