Diagram illustrating the various Door Hand Conventions used for naming the operation of a door
Door Hand Conventions

Left Hand (LH): Hinges on left, door opens into room
Right Hand (RH): Hinges on right, door opens into room
Left Hand Reverse (LHR): Hinges on left, door opens to outside
Right Hand Reverse (RHR): Hinges on right, door opens to outside

Door hand conventions are descriptions used when specifying door hardware, such as door closers and locksets. Door handings are based on viewing the door from the outside (secure/key side) of a space and differ based on the location of the hinges and the direction in which the door opens.
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Door hand conventions are descriptions used when specifying door hardware, such as door closers and locksets. Door handings are based on viewing the door from the outside (secure/key side) of a space and differ based on the location of the hinges and the direction in which the door opens.
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Axon diagram of Swinging | Hinged Doors with the door open
Swinging | Hinged Doors

Benefits: Effective for weather proofing and acoustic and thermal insulation
Use:
Exterior and interior
Fire Rated:
Possible

Swinging doors, also commonly known as hinged doors, operate by turning on hinges installed on a side jamb. When pulled or pushed, a swing door pivots around the jamb and the threshold. The swing door is the most commonly used door system because of its convenience in allowing access and passage.
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Collection of plan drawings of Swinging | Hinged doors showing open, closed, and operating positions
Swinging doors, also commonly known as hinged doors, operate by turning on hinges installed on a side jamb. When pulled or pushed, a swing door pivots around the jamb and the threshold. The swing door is the most commonly used door system because of its convenience in allowing access and passage.
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Axon drawing of a Bypass Sliding Door
Plan drawings of Bypass Sliding Doors in various positions including closed, open, and operational
Axon drawing illustrating the operation of a Pocket Sliding Door
Drawings of various phases of operating a Pocket Sliding Door showing open, closed and operating positions
Axon illustration of a Surface Hung Door in open position
Assortment of plan drawings illustrating Surface Hung doors in open, closed, and operational positions
Axon diagram of Folding Doors showing operation
Multiple plans of Folding Doors from closed to open with various degrees of operation in between
Pivoting Center Hung door illustrated in axon view
Variations of plan views of a Pivoting Center Hung door drawn open, closed, and in operation
Axon drawing of a Revolving Door
Assortment of drawings of Revolving Doors in operation with people or empty
Drawing of an Overhead | Coiling Door shown in 3D axon
Plan view of Overhead | Coiling Doors with doors closed and open with a car for scale

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