Steck Manufacturing's BigEasy "Glo" #32955 and Public Safety #32911 kits are quick and easy to use, in most cases within 60 seconds the door is open.
The BigEasy and its Easy Wedge open doors from inside the window and reduce liability issues with traditional lockout tools, which have the potential to disable wiring systems inside the door panel and/or causing side airbags to deploy. Kits are available at most supply dealers. Circle 474
Form and function combine in this new e*Tag® ET8-WTD contactless smart card reader. Designed to mount into a standard electrical box and use a Decora-style faceplate, this e*Tag reader is discreet and stylish. Available in white and ivory. This reader works with DES-encrypted cards and key tags from Secura Key, but can also read any ISO 15693 RFID tag. The industry-standard Wiegand output makes this reader compatible with most access control systems. For information: www.securakey.com, (800) 891-0020. Circle 472
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The surface mount GL1 electro-mechanical gate lock is designed to secure a wide variety of electrically or manually operated vehicle and pedestrian gate applications. GL1 features a tamper-proof cast aluminum housing, hardened steel latch, automatic dual voltage, 2000 lbs. of holding force and operates with up to 100 lbs. of preload. The self-aligning receiver adjusts one-half inch vertically and horizontally to compensate for gate misalignment and sag. GL1 is available in fail safe or fail locked versions. Circle 473
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Strattec Security Corporation has released the new series of transponder keys for 2006 and 2007 General Motors vehicles. These new keys, with a circle plus on the blade, are designed to transmit a stronger RFID signal for better overall performance. The offset position of the transponder in the head of the keys maximizes the RFID signal strength by placing it closer to the ignition signal.
To order the Chevrolet (Part No. 692931), GMC (Part No. 692932), Cadillac (Part No. 692933), Pontiac (Part No. 693121) or Buick (Part No. 693126) keys, contact your authorized Strattec distributor. Circle 475
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The 4801 surface mount strike was designed for the Yale Squarebolt and Corbin Russwin Securebolt. Features include built-in electronics that automatically allow 12 through 24 AC/DC with kick-back and surge protection, 3000+ lbs. holding force, 1,500,000+ lifecycles, field selectable fail safe/fail secure, one solenoid mechanism, unique four-point anchoring system. Spacer plate included. Circle 476
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Von Duprin introduces the XP98/99 Rim Exit device. This revolutionary advancement, with its patented "smart latch bolt" design, raises both the security and safety capabilities for exit device openings. This unique design delivers the highest level of static load force resistance, an industry measurement for protection from abusive attack. These design advancements provide lower operational forces on both loaded and unloaded door conditions. This device can is most valuable where door security has been compromised by pull-force attack or where door latching is weakened by deterioration frame conditions. Circle 477
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The new Yale 4800LN Interconnected Lockset offers an excellent choice for assisted living facilities, high-rise apartment buildings, offices and other medium-duty commercial applications where a cost-effective, easy-to-install lock is desired. The 4800LN allows for quick and easy egress, as the latchbolt and deadbolt retract simultaneously with a simple, single motion of the lever handle. Circle 478
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A1's Bullseye Jig for Cylindrical Locksets offers a user-friendly method for the installation of cylindrical locks. No dedicated bits are required; just use standard hole saws right out of the box. The jig readily interchanges from 1 1/8 to 2 1/8" crossbore and includes a handy toggle for alternating between 2 ¾ and 2 3/8" backsets. Circle 479