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1900 Series Yale Traditional Surface Mounted hold open arm door closer.  (size 2-4)

The Yale® 1900 Series Traditional Surface Closer offers conventional closer styling in combination with contemporary closer control and the installation convenience of a one-size closer shell. Only two spring sizes are required to provide control for the complete range of door sizes. The 1900 Series Door Closers are designed for traditional and period décor while at the same time meeting the strict requirements of engineers worldwide.

The Yale® 1900 Series Traditional Closers are available for standard arm, parallel arm or corner bracket installation. Rigid heavy-duty arms are available for Parallel Rigid and UNI Stop™ Parallel arm installations. Each type of installation is available with non-hold open or hold open arms. A variety of accessories is available to meet most installation requirements.

Specify handing.

1900 series catalog


One-Size Aluminum Housing

Closer is housed in special aluminum alloy shell selected for its ability to provide optimum performance. One body size provides simplified templating and installation.

Adjustable Spring Power

Clock-type coil spring allows incremental adjustment of closer power to meet individual installation needs. Permits a fine adjustment of the closer to the environment.

Rack and Pinion Design

Provides a smooth constant control of the door through its full opening and closing cycle.

Adjustable Closing Speed/Latch Speed

A dual-purpose regulating valve, hex-key operated, permits independent adjustment of both sweep and latch speed.

Adjustable Backcheck Cushioning

An independent regulating valve, hexkey- operated, provides an adjustable hydraulic cushion to the door opening speed toward the end of the opening cycle. This feature is standard with all but delayed action closers. Backcheck is not available with delayed action closers.

Non-Hold Open Arms

Standard closer will be supplied with a non-hold open arm. This arm is nonhanded.

Adjustable Power Standard Installation Jamb Bracket

Provides a ±7-1/2% power adjustment by relocation of the forearm pin in the jamb bracket. Supplied standard with all

standard installation and corner bracket installation non-hold open closers.

Hold Open Arms

Closer arm has adjustable hold open feature (90° to 180°). This arm is nonhanded for regular arm application only. It is handed for all friction hold open parallel arm installations.

Field Reversible

Closer spring can be reversed to accommodate the hand of the door. It is recommended that wherever possible the closer be ordered handed. Parallel hold open arms and delayed action closers are not reversible.

Adjustable Delayed Action Closing

Closer’s initial closing speed at the beginning of the closing cycle (from full open down to approximately 70°) is adjustable, allowing slow-moving traffic to pass through the opening before the closer begins its normal closing speed. For regular arm non-hold open closers only. Delayed action closers are not available with backcheck cushioning. Delayed action closers are handed.

All 1900 Series closers comply with ANSI/BHMA A156.4 Grade 3 Specifications. All Yale® series 1900 closers with non-hold open arms are listed by Underwriters Laboratories for labeled fire doors. This includes compliance to UL10C and for 3-hour assemblies. The product is manufactured in an ISO 9001 facility. These closers are also listed by the New York City Materials and Equipment Acceptance Division.

1912/4 Yale Door Closer - Hold Open Arm

  • Brand: Yale
  • Product Code: 1912/4
  • $587.00

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