Door Operation

Common Questions

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

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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

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Door Hand Conventions plans

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Swinging | Hinged Doors
Axon diagram of Swinging | Hinged Doors with the door open
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.
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.
Collection of plan drawings of Swinging | Hinged doors showing open, closed, and operating positions
Swinging | Hinged Doors

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

Drawings include:
Swinging | Hinged Doors plan (closed), plan (operation), plan (open), plans (people)

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Bypass Sliding Doors

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Drawings include:
Bypass Sliding Doors plan (closed), plan (open), plan (operation)

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Pocket Sliding Doors

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Drawings include:
Pocket Sliding Doors plans, plans (people)

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Surface Hung Doors

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Drawings include:
Surface Hung Doors plan (open), plan (closed), plan (operation, plans (people)

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Folding Doors

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Drawings include:
Folding Doors plan (open), plan (closed), plans (degrees of operation), axon

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Pivoting Center Hung Doors

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Drawings include:
Pivoting Center Hung Door plan (open), plan (closed), plan (operation)

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Revolving Doors

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Overhead | Coiling Doors

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Drawings include:
Overhead | Coiling Doors plan (closed), plan (open)

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