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- Position the template onto the door at approximately 38" to 40" above the finished floor.
- Mark the locations for the cross bore and edge bore openings onto both sides of the door.
- If not using the Schlage D-Series Lever Drill Tool, first drill the two 5/16" diameter through bolt openings from both sides of the door.
- Drill the 2-1/8" diameter cross bore opening. Be sure to drill from both sides of the door to ensure accuracy and eliminate damage to the door face.
- Drill the 1"-diameter edge bore opening into the cross bore cavity.
- With the door closed, locate the center of the strike opening.
- Drill a 1"-diameter opening into the jamb to accommodate the latch bolt.
- Mortise the cutout for the latch.
- Install the latch.
The D-Series chassis is factory set for a 1-3/4" thick door. If necessary, rotate the adjustment plate counterclockwise for thicker doors. The second mark on the chassis is for a 2" thick door. If the door is different than 1-3/4" thick, adjust the locking button by squeezing the prongs together and reposition the button in the correct location. Sliding the button into the lock is for a 1-5/8" thick door. Sliding the button out is for a 2" thick door.
- Install the outside lever and chassis, making sure the latch tail and prongs align with the retractor. Test the operation of the lock.
- Install the anti-rotation plate on the interior side of the door.
- Install the inside spring cage assembly using the two supplied through bolt screws. These step-down screws' threaded portion has been increased from 8-32 to 10-32. The upper portion of the through bolt screw is 1/4" diameter.
- Install the inside lever by aligning the lever catch with the access hole in the lever. Test the operation of the lock.
- Mortise the cut out for the strike and install plate.
The new style keyed D-Series locks will accept the same lock cylinders as the old style. These include classic keyways, Everest keyways and Primus, in conventional, full-size interchangeable core and small-format interchangeable core.
The new D-Series locks are convertible. The key cam, located on top of the chassis spindle, controls the functionality. The key cam is removable and can be replaced with a different key cam to change the functionality of a specific lock. For example, the key cam from a D53PD can be replaced with the key cam from a D70PD Classroom Lock or D80PD Storeroom Lock to create the new functions. To complete the conversion, remove the plunger assembly and install a closed-end lever.
Note: Most lock parts are not interchangeable between the old style and the new style D-Series locks. The few interchangeable parts are the springs for the retractor, the strikes, latch bolts, combination screws and lock cylinders.
Four lever designs are available with the new D-Series locks: Athens, Rhodes, Sparta, and the new Omega. The flowing Omega lever is longer, coming to a more tapered return than the Sparta. The Omega lever has a closer sweep to the door face. The new D-Series locks are available in 605, 606, 612, 613, 619, 625, and 626 finishes.
Schlage Lock Company has a seven-year limited warranty for all D-Series lock functions including Vandlgard®.
For more information, contact your local locksmith wholesaler or IR Commercial Customer Service, 2315 Briargate Parkway, Suite 700, Colorado Springs, CO 80920. Telephone: 800-847-1864. Fax: 800-452-0663. Website www.schlage.com .
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