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cadwaladr
25-04-2015, 01:52 AM
Hi just changed some seals on a double door commercial cabinet had to have them tailor made as this thing had no id numbers,they are the magnetic type the problem I have one door is fine it holds shut the other appears to be weak? any pointers to what may be the problem the doors are approx one metre x point three.

chemi-cool
25-04-2015, 08:11 AM
Is the door frame parallel to the cabinet? this can cause the problem.

martinw58
25-04-2015, 01:05 PM
have you tried heating them up with a hairdryer and pulling them out to stretch themout

monkey spanners
25-04-2015, 03:05 PM
Seem to remember reading that it can take a while for the magnets to work in door seals, maybe the old one was the opposite way round with regard to the north and south poles, I had one do the same and not really hold the door shut, think we propped it shut with a 20L oil drum overnight and i never heard back so assume all was ok the next day.

install monkey
25-04-2015, 05:52 PM
are the doors spring loaded, maybe increase tension to help compress the seal
foster always send out door gaskets folded up so theyre crap when u fit em

al
25-04-2015, 11:44 PM
They can take time to bed in, i tell customers up to a week and they must firmly push doors closed, magnets seem to be weaker on replacements

mikeref
26-04-2015, 09:15 AM
have you tried heating them up with a hairdryer and pulling them out to stretch themout

And lube the hinge side door seal with a smear of Vaseline. Reduces friction when closing.

doormaster2008
27-04-2015, 04:44 PM
And lube the hinge side door seal with a smear of Vaseline. Reduces friction when closing.
Do you know the make of cabinet

charlie patt
27-04-2015, 07:43 PM
Mike u still talking about door seals or is my personal life back on the net again?

cadwaladr
27-04-2015, 08:59 PM
Do you know the make of cabinet
It's badged domino,one door is fine

mikeref
28-04-2015, 09:41 AM
Mike u still talking about door seals or is my personal life back on the net again?
Welp, a smear of lubricant prevents a lot of problems. ( view post # 7) Friction and chafing causes the rubber to fail sooner then expected. :p
Personal life? Dunno what you mean.:)