Designer (Formerly Integrated) and Designer (Formerly Integrated) Wine Door Soft Close Feature

Topics:

  • Door closes at 90° on new Designer (Formerly Integrated) model
  • Door stays open at 90° on new Designer model
  • Designer door and drawer soft close feature

Answer:

Designer (Formerly Integrated) doors have a soft close system where the door will close on its own when partially open and stay open when fully open.

  • This feature, also found on high-end cabinetry, gives Designer Refrigeration a rich, sturdy feel and noiseless operation.
  • The soft close allows the seal to be made slowly, allowing the door to be reopened immediately without the vacuum seal preventing door operation.
  • Soft close doors require a few seconds after closing for the vacuum seal to be created.
  • The Designer door hinging system has three separate zones:
    • 0° - 60° open the door will always self-close.
    • 60° - 90° open the door may or may not self-close depending on panel and food weight it could self-close.
    • 90° - 105°open the door will stay open.
  • There is no self-close being created by the hinge self-closing mechanism.
  • The hinge operation will improve with the number of door opening and closings.
  • Approximately 3 months of operations will greatly improve the hinge operation.
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Refer to the product installation guide for further installation information.

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