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SC70A Series Closers

This heavy-duty closer is designed for busy commercial and institutional applications.


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The heavy-duty SC70A Series is built for busy commercial and institutional applications that require reliability and easy maintenance. With a variety of mounting options, arm types and installation accessories available, the SC70A Series is suitable for a variety of applications, including interior or exterior doors in schools, retail shops, restaurants, offices and apartment complexes.

The SC70A Series features a single-piece cast aluminum body, a heat-treated forged steel piston and a double heat-treated pinion. Its non-handed design allows the closer to mount on left or right swinging doors. The SC70A Series is UL listed, is a certified ANSI/BHMA A156.4 Grade 1 product and is backed by a 10-year warranty. It also meets the ADA and ANSI A117.1 standards for accessibility.

Body construction

  • Single-piece cast aluminum body 
  • 1-1/2” diameter heat-treated forged steel piston
  • Double heat-treated pinion
  • Separate adjustable general speed, latch speed and backcheck

Quality and durability

  • Listed ANSI/BHMA A156.4, Grade 1 and meets ANSI A117.1
  • Cover is UL approved for use in fire rated assemblies 
  • UL listed and compliant to UL10C and UBC 7-2 (1997)
  • 10-year warranty


  • Universal non-handed
  • Common industry hole pattern
  • Comes standard with universal screw pack, including self reaming and tapping screws
  • Adjustable spring sizes 1-6
  • Cover is UL approved for use in fire rated assemblies
  • Compliant with the UL 10C and UBC 7-2 (1997) fire test
  • Certified ANSI/BHMA A156.4 Grade 1
  • The SC71A meets the American Disabilities Act (ADA) and ANSI A117.1
  • Available in aluminum, matte black*, dark bronze or brass finish
  • Standard non-handed full plastic cover
  • *Matte Black (622) is only available on standard cylinders and RW/PA, HW/PA, DS and HD

For more information on the finishes and cover, view the data sheet or catalog.

The SC70A Series mounts hinge pull side, push side top jamb, push side parallel arm and hold open parallel arm.

Visit the Falcon Door Controls catalog for SC70A Series mounting details, arm options and accessories.

Falcon Closers Catalog

Falcon SC70A Data Sheet

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