Door Closers

3200 Series

Gainsborough 3200 Series Hydraulic Door Closer is a multi-strength, power adjustable surface mounted closer for exterior doors and doors in high traffic areas. The 3200 Series complements the 3100 Series in appearance and has as standard, adjustable regular arm, parallel arm bracket and backcheck.

Product Information

Regular Arm Installation
(Bracket supplied as standard)

Parallel Arm Installation
(Bracket supplied as standard)

Drop Bracket Installation on Frame
(Bracket supplied as standard)

Standard Slide Arm Installation

Jamb Slide Arm Installation

Adjustable Arm & Bracket

For jamb installation (timber or metal).
30mm maximum (positioning of arm) adjustment (STD installation).
Parallel arm installation, bracket supplied as standard.

Latching Speed Adjustment Valve

Conveniently located on front of the door closer body – for ease of adjustment.
Captive latching speed valve for fine tuning of latch closing speed. Independent of closing speed.
Latching range 0°-15°.

Closing Speed Adjustment Valve

Conveniently located on front of the door closer body – for ease of adjustment.
Captive closing speed valve for adjustment of door closing speed fast-slow.
Closing range 15°-180°.

Delayed Action Adjustment Valve

Holds door open position for an adjustable number of seconds

Backcheck Valve

Adjustable backcheck captive valve for cushioning effect upon opening of door.
Standard on whole range of 3200 Series.
Backcheck range 70°-180°.

Power Adjustment Screw

Captive screw for adjustment for increasing (clockwise) and decreasing (anti-clockwise turn), of closing power (not speed) of the unit.
Closing power 2-5.

Delayed Action

All 3200 Series have delayed action as standard feature.

Mechanism & Case

Rack and pinion hydraulic controlled piston, power adjustable (2-5), high purity aluminium body.
Reversible for left or right-handed doors.
Backcheck standard in all 3200 Series.
Approved on fire door assemblies in accordance with Aust. Std. AS1905.1.2005 – Fire Resistant Doorsets.

Spindle Cap

Spindle Cap supplied to cover spindle exposed to view, colour complementing closer body, arm and dress plate.


Standard installation.
Parallel arm installation.
Slide Arm installation.
Drop plate installation.


3205 – Regular/Parallel Arm

Hold Open

3205HO – Regular/Parallel Arm Hold Open

Slide Arm

3205SR – Slide Arm


3101/PAB1 – Parallel Arm Bracket
3101/PAB2 – Offset Parallel Arm Bracket
3101/HD – Regular Arm Hold Open
3205/DP – Drop Plate
3101/SA – Slide Arm Assembly


Supplied standard in silver finish unless otherwise shown.
Other finishes available on request.

Optional Cover Plate with Arm Assembly

Specific door closers can also be ordered with cover plate and arm assembly, available in Satin Stainless Steel (SS)*, Polished Stainless Steel (PS)*
(Hold open versions with cover plate are only available in SS finish at this stage.)

Cover Plate Dimensions

Length x Width x Depth – 282 x 77 x 5547mm
Fixed to closer by spring clip and 1(one) screw at top of closer.
To order, add finish code to relevant catalogue number e.g. 3205PS – Delayed Action, Regular Arm and Parallel Bracket, Adjustable Backcheck with Polished Stainless Steel cover plate.

Limiting Dimensions

3200 Limiting Dimensions


A. Adjustable Arm & Bracket
B. Latching Speed Valve
C. Closing Speed Valve
D. Backcheck Valve
E. Power Adjustment Screw
F. Mechanism and Case
G. Spindle Cap
H. Delayed Adjustment Valve


Cover Plate to suit 3205 Series

Flat Adjustable Arm Assembly

Parallel Arm Bracket

Parallel Arm Bracket #2 Offset

Slide Arm & Channel with optional Ajustable Hold Open

Slide Arm SS & Channel SN with optional Ajustable Hold Open

Slide Arm PS & Channel PN with optional Ajustable Hold Open

Hold Open Arm Assembly

Suits Regular Arm or Parallel Bracket

Drop Plate to suit 3205 Series


5 year limited tarnish resistant and 10 year limited mechanical

Gainsborough Hardware Industries Limited guarantees to repair or replace this product if within five (5) years from the proven date of purchase it tarnishes, discolours or corrodes; or if within ten (10) years from the proven date of purchase any mechanical defects occur. Applies only when properly installed and subjected to no more than fair wear and tear. This guarantee does not extend to labour costs, personal loss, death or injury, or economic, consequential or property damage of any kind whatsoever.

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