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Adams Rite Steel Hawk 4300 The patented Adams Rite Steel Hawk 4300 is a non-handed, electrified deadlatch designed for aluminum glass storefront doors. The Steel Hawk 4300 is a direct replacement for the AR 4500, 4700 and 4900 deadlatches, as it...


Adams Rite Steel Hawk 4300

The patented Adams Rite Steel Hawk 4300 is a non-handed, electrified deadlatch designed for aluminum glass storefront doors. The Steel Hawk 4300 is a direct replacement for the AR 4500, 4700 and 4900 deadlatches, as it retrofits to the MS prep and is compatible with existing strike and trim.

Steel Hawk stainless steel latches have the patented two-way winged technology that will secure in or out swinging doors and protect against tampering including loiding. The Steel Hawk can be order with a cylinder backset of 31/32", 1-1/8" or 1-1/2". This Grade 1 deadlatch operates on 12, 16 or 24 VDC and is rated for continuous duty.

For more information, contact your local locksmith distributor or Adams Rite at 260 Santa Fe Street Pomona, Calif. 91767 800-872-3267. Web Site: www.adamsrite.com

 

Stanley 6K and 7KC Grade 2 Lock  Recall Alert

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Office of Information and Public Affairs, Washington, D.C. 20207, on March 9, 2011, sent out Alert #11-725. The following product safety recall is voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC.

Stanley Security Solutions Inc. announces the recall of 6K and 7KC Series Grade 2 door locks. The latches can fail and the door cannot be unlocked from the inside, posing an entrapment hazard. This failure could lead to the inability to vacate a location in an emergency. Approximately 63,100 locks were installed between April 2010 and January 2011.

Contact Stanley Security Solutions to schedule an appointment to have the latches replaced free of charge.

Customer Contact: Stanley Security Solutions’ toll-free at (888) 312-8875 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

 

Chevrolet Volt Key

STRATTEC has introduced the 2011 Chevrolet Volt key, part number 5920157. The Volt is equipped with a PEPS (Passive Entry Passive Start) keyless ignition system. This five button fob has door lock and unlock, panic, plug to release the charging door and a temperature button for heating or cooling the vehicle. The Flip blade that comes mounted onto the fob is uncut. The code series is Z0001-Z6000.

 

2012 Hyundai Accent

The 2012 Hyundai Accent has a new lock mechanism and code series. The code series is T1001-T3500. The key is an internal two track. The depths of cut are stamped onto the tumblers. The deepest cut is a one and the shallowest cut is a five. The Kia part number for the key blank is 81996-1R00.

 

Tip Gauging Distance

Need to know roughly the distance from the edge of a backplate to a screw hole. Try using an adjustable razor knife. The blade can be moved in or out, setting the pointed tip at the center of the hole and the body of the knife at the edge of the backplate.

 

Mazda Update

JMA USA has introduced a transponder equipped key blank that can be used to program all 2004-2011 Mazda vehicles using the 10100-12283 code series. The JMA USA TP20MAZ-20D.P2 can be used with the 2004 or later introduction Mazda 2, 3, 5, 6, CX-7, CX-9, Miata and RX8. At this time, no other aftermarket key blank manufacturer offers this transponder equipped key blank.

 

New FJM Security Padlocks

The Frank J. Martin Company has introduced their FJM Security Combination Padlock Series including all-weather, heavy duty padlocks and locker combination padlocks with master key override and code discovery.

The heavy duty, all weather combination padlocks are equipped with 0-99 dial, having 10,000 possible combinations. These padlocks do not have spring-loaded components. When the proper combination is dialed, the shackle simply releases. These reset able combination padlocks are available with short, long or shrouded shackles.

For more information and a local distributor, contact FJM Security at 18424 Hwy 99, Lynnwood, WA 98037 .Telephone: 800-654-1786 . Web Site: www.fjmsecurity.com.

 

Kia Forte Issues

The code series for the 2010-2011 Kia Forte is the WD1001-WD3500. The manufacturer’s invoices are being marked only with the “D” and the code number. The “W” is not included. There is no “D” code series. Use the “WD” code series when cutting Kia Forte keys.

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