The Norton 8000 Series Door Closers are a durable and dependable medium-duty closer able to meet the many configurations that occur in outfitting a door closer. Whether it’s used for an interior or exterior, the 8000 Series can be modified for a complete range of arm and cover options.

Applications for the Norton Door Controls 8000 Series Door Closers  include office and commercial interior and exteriors.


Norton 8000 Series Door CloserFeatures:

  • Exceeds 15 million cycles
  • Adjustable spring sizes 1 through 6
  • Tri-Style® packaging standard (regular arm, top jamb and parallel arm mounting)
  • Non-handed
  • Staked valves
  • Cast aluminum body
  • Rack and pinion design
  • All standard arm applications (with slim, full or metal covers) allow doors to swing 180 degrees, conditions permitting
  • Full size template
  • Metal, architectural plastic or architectural metal covers (8501 only)
  • Lead lined metal cover – suffix MLL
  • Application specific arms: Regular (S), Top Jamb (JS) and Parallel (P)
  • Heavy-duty arms; Regular Rigid, Parallel Rigid, CloserPlus®, CloserPlus Spring™, Unitrol®
  • Slide Tracks: push or pull side mounting
  • 8301: Shipped with slim line plastic cover
  • 8501: Shipped with full plastic cover


  • ANSI/BHMA A156.4, Grade 1 certified
  • UL / cUL listed for use on fire rated doors
  • UL10C compliant for positive pressure
  • 8301 and 8501 door closers are designed to comply with requirements for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and ANSI standard A117.1
  • This product is manufactured in an ISO 9001 facility
  • 1-1/4″ (32mm) diameter piston
  • 5/8″ (16mm) diameter pinion journals
  • 2-1/8″ (54mm) projection (standard covers)

To place your order for a Norton Door Controls 8000 Series Door Closer or for a quote, contact your local IDN Branch.

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