Hi guys, my name's Darrel. I'm head of the tech team here at LocksOnline.co.uk, and thanks for taking the time to tune in to one of our product review videos.
And the product that we have here at this moment in time is the Dorma TS73V Door Closer. Now, if you're thinking of fitting door closers, door closers come in different strengths. And this strength on this particular door closer is a strength 2 to 4. Now to give you some sort of an idea of a bit of a top tip, if you're looking at a fire door, a standard half-hour fire door, you need to be considering at least a strength 3 in regards to the fire door. That's what they call the strength in regards to how much strength that these particular door closers can cope with.
Most door closers, you can go for a strength 1 all the way up to a strength 6. So this one here we would consider as being middle of the road. Obviously it comes in its box, as you can see here. But if you're thinking that you've got one and you need replacing it etc., let's actually pull this out and we can have a look. This has got a nice sliding cover here that allows you to actually look inside the actual closer itself.
And, as you can see, we've got loads of fixings here. You've got fixing points all the way across, as you can see there, look. And it comes with, where are the keys, where are . . . ? They come with significantly big screw fixings, as well. I don't know if you can zoom in to that, as well. Okay?
So it's designed to punch a strong fixing into the actual door itself. Now you will also see, as well, that this is cert fire, so it means that you can actually use it on fire rated doors. So that's quite important that you make sure. Can you zoom in on that for us? You need to make sure that, you know, whatever door closer, if it's going on a fire door, you need to make sure it's cert fire approved.
What you'll also see down here, guys, is you'll see the numbers 1 and 2. I don't know if you can zoom in there for us. But those actual numbers there, and those little screws there, they alter the speed in which the door closes. And the other one then, excuse me, also operates the latching action. So the last 8 inches of the door, you can alter the speed to drive the latch home to put the door into the closed and latched position, which is what is really required when it comes to a fire door.
So, I'll have a look, I'll get some measurements on these fixings, but, in the mean time, I'll show you what else comes in the package. Of course, here's all the screws and all the fixings. This is the actual swinging arm here and Dorma's, this particular one here, you can adjust this to make sure that this sits at right angles depending on the specification of your door and your frame.
It'll do all the applications, figure 1, 61 and 66. And there are details on our site in regards to what those applications are. We also get then, this obviously would sit on top here, and there's a fixing nut etc. in the bag for you to fix it, but you can also fit it on the bottom, as well. So this can actually sit on the head of the frame, and then this can come down onto the door, or this can sit on the door, and this can sit on the frame.
It also comes as well with the application 66 bracket that's designed to be bolted onto the end of this, and that'll give you, again, a different application in regards to how it is fitted. So, in reality, it doesn't really matter. If you want to fit a door closer, this will fit in all applications, so you don't need to say, 'Oh, will it fit like this? Will it fit like that?' It'll fit them all. So it doesn't really matter there, it has all the facilities and features for that.
One thing as well, fair dos to Dorma, it actually gives those fitting instructions there. I don't know if you can zoom in on that. But it gives you the ideas of the applications and so forth. Have we got that there? Yes? Okay.
And it also, as well, the instructions, I'll open this up to you because it's well worth knowing. It also gives you a footprint there. I don't know if you can see that there. It gives you a footprint, as well, that you can use to stick onto the door and then you can drive some pin markers as to where you need to drill the holes etc. across the actual closer.
So, you know, it's fair dos to them on that, and it gives you step-by-step guides, as well, on the instructions on how to actually fit it onto the door.
So there you go guys. If you're thinking that you might have a Dorma closer that needs changing or replacing, so let's just quickly look at some quick little measurements here, just to give you – if you're thinking, 'Oh, this might be it, this is the one I'm looking for.' Let's check the measurements and then you can make sure that this is exactly right for you.
So the length of the actual closer there is 225, that's the 225 millimetres across. The height of the closer there is 60 millimetres. There like that, okay? And the depth, then, is 40 millimetres. The distance to the centre there from the front is 20 millimetres, and I'll get you those fixing centres now. Those fixing centres, I'll work off this side here. Okay? So the first one there you see is 30 millimetres. The second one, also, is 80 millimetres. And then the one then is 130 millimetres. So 30, and then that one there is 80, and then that one there is 130.
One thing you'll also notice, as well, with this closer, it does have a back check facility, as well, should you need to do - use that as well.
So there you go, guys. There's not much more I can say about this. Available on our website, LocksOnline.co.uk. Like I say, if you're not 100% sure, you need a bit more information, you know, by all means, pop us over an e-mail, or pick up the phone, or, by all means, you know, use the Live Chat that we have online, as well, if you want to chat with us live. But, in the meantime, if you're thinking this is the joy for you-, the closer for you, feel free to come and buy our off us. We'd really appreciate it.
So from me, Darrel, at the tech team here, many thanks for your time and catch up with you real soon. Take care. Bye-bye now.