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door closer

[′dȯr ‚klōz·ər]
(design engineering)
A device that makes use of a spring for closing, and a compression chamber from which liquid or air escapes slowly, to close a door at a controlled speed. Also known as door check.
In elevators, a device or assembly of devices which closes an open car or hoistway door by the use of gravity or springs.

door closer

door closer, 1
1. A device combining a spring for closing and a compression chamber into which liquid or air escapes slowly, thus providing a
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Once a door has been opened, it can be passed through in either direction without additional force being exerted since the door closer remains under an electrical bias voltage.
Following the start of construction on its new headquarters, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has contracted GEZE to provide door closer technology and automated door systems.
An improperly adjusted door closer that closes too quickly or forcefully can cause loss of balance, or even falls and injuries.
The new Briton 2700 series is a precision manufactured product and has been launched cam-action, slide channel door closer in a compact, overhead surface fixed unit that combines easy opening with safe, reliable closing, the company said in a statement.
Dorma has introduced a new easy action sliding door closer that comes with a built-in "heart" to ensure that the door can be opened with ease.
Similar to pulling a door closer to its hinge, the ankle must be extended by a greater force when muscles pull closer to the ankle joint with a shorter heel," the Daily Express quoted Biology professor Anna Ahn, of Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, as saying.
In an effort to help the large number of institutions who use Ingersoll Rand's most popular door closer reduce the risk of vandalism or unauthorized adjustment, the company's 4040 Snap On Cover is intended to be a simple, affordable and foolproof solution.
Perko Powermatic[R] the concealed, controlled door closer from Samuel Heath & Sons, has been installed at the new Hilton Manchester Deansgate--a landmark hotel with spectacular views over the city.
This is bound to have a considerable effect on some of our door closer products.
The SARGENT 1331 Series Door Closer is a Grade 1 adjustable closer appropriate for new construction and renovations.
He was a door opener, not a door closer," said Bishop Sartison, who urged Anglicans to be a church that opens doors.
A better mannered alternative is a hydraulic door closer, which, once she is enrolled in the network and so long as she is untiring and does her delegated job well, maintains the door-wall system, and secures the enclosed conference against the cold.