The Yale Locks 3000 Series Architectural Door Closers
The Yale Locks 3000 Series architectural door closers offer the perfect combination of reliability, appearance and durability in today’s market. With features such as staked valves, self-drilling and tapping screws, rack and pinion design, precise valve adjustment, and a complete range of arm and cover options, the Yale 3000 can meet virtually any application challenge. Two popular Yale closers are the 3301 and the 3501. Both are excellent for different applications.
Yale Locks 3301 Closer
This is the only pull side application where a double lever arm is used. It is the most power-efficient application for a door closer. Sufficient frame, door and/or ceiling clearance must be considered.
For efficiency reasons this application provides the best
alternative to the regular arm application. There must
be sufficient frame face and/or ceiling clearance for this
application. It requires a top rail on the door of just 2-1/4″
(57mm). This application provides the best door control for doors in exterior walls that swing out of a building.
This application provides the most appealing design appearance for a surface-mounted door closer having a double lever arm. This also makes it beneficial in vandalism-prone areas. It is on the push side of the door and the arm assembly extends almost parallel to the door. In the closed position, there is very little or no hardware projecting beyond the frame face in most situations.
Yale Locks 3501 Closer
Since the arm assembly projects directly out from the
frame, this application may present an aesthetics issue or
be prone to vandalism.
The entire door closer and arm assembly project from
the frame, similar to the regular arm application, where
matters of appearance and malicious abuse can be of
concern. Consideration must be given to depth of reveal.
Due to the geometry of the arm it is approximately 25%less power-efficient than a regular arm application. The entire closer and arm assembly are mounted below the frame stop. Top rail clearance dimensions will vary based on the type of cover used.
- ADA compliant
- Exceeds 25 million cycles
- Cast aluminum body
- Adjustable spring sizes 1 through 6
- Tri-packed: regular, parallel, and top jamb mounting
- Staked valves
- Rack and pinion design
- Separate and independent latch, sweep, and backcheck intensity valves
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