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PDQ 5500 Door Closer

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PDQ 5500 Series Commercial Door Closer
Standard w/ a full molded cover, tri-packed (standard) & a 25-year manufacturers limited warranty.

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The American Eagle 5500 Series is a narrow projection full rack and pinion closer featuring a heavy duty cast aluminum closer body, stamped flat style arm assembly and full cover. Hydraulic control is achieved through separate hex-key non-critical sweep, latch and backcheck adjustments. An optional delayed action is available that is effective from maximum opening to approximately 70 degrees. Closers are non-handed, tri-packed (suitable for regular, top jamb and parallel arm applications) and come with fasteners for wood or metal doors and frames. Sex nuts and bolts are also furnished standard. Spring adjustment is provided throughout a range of sizes 1-6 making the 5500 capable of meeting barrier free opening force requirements. All products carry a 25-year manufacturer’s limited warranty. The 5500 is listed by U.L./U.L.C., complies with UL 10C and UBC 7-2 (1997) for positive pressure and is certified to ANSI A156.4 Grade 1.

PDQ 5500 Series Door Closer Specs:




Rack and pinion design


High strength aluminum alloy


Flat style arm assembly;

- Optional hold open arm (HO) - single point hold-open;

- Optional Door Saver (DS) - built-in stop:

- Optional Door Saver Hold-Open (DSHO) - Similar to the DS but also w/ a thumb-turn hold-open.


Adjustable controlled closing / Separate hydraulic backcheck standard / Separate sweep, latch and backcheck intensity valves / Optional adjustable delayed action (DA). *

* Please note that DA-Delayed Action door closers CANNOT be used on fire labeled openings.


Adjustable size 1-6 / Can meet 5 lbf. and 8.5 lbf. barrier free requirements


Common 12” x 3/4” mounting hole pattern retrofits Norton 8500, Yale 3500 and DORMA 8600FC / Tri-packed for regular, top jamb and parallel arm installations / Fasteners furnished for wood and metal doors and frames / Sex nuts and bolts standard


Full plastic cover standard (non-handed)


Sprayed aluminum (689), dark duranodic bronze (695) and gold (696)


U.L. and U.L.C. listed / Complies with UL 10C and BC 7.2 (1997) / Conforms to the requirements of ANSI A156.4 Grade 1 / Meets the requirements of ANSI A117.1 and ADA.


Manufactured in the Republic of South Korea, a country that has signed a Trade Agreements Act with the U.S.A. and is identified as a Designated Country; thus, waiving the Buy American Act.


Twenty Five (25) year limited warranty.