Locksmithing etc. Jan. 2014

Detex EAX-300 Series Exit Alarm Detex EAX-300 Series door prop alarms are designed to notify the end user when someone has opened or kept open an alarmed door or gate too long. The door open time is field-selectable and ranges from one second to four...


Detex EAX-300 Series Exit Alarm

Detex EAX-300 Series door prop alarms are designed to notify the end user when someone has opened or kept open an alarmed door or gate too long. The door open time is field-selectable and ranges from one second to four minutes. Default is 15 seconds. The EAX-300 is activated or de-activated with a mortise cylinder. Note: A seven-pin interchangeable core can be used; however a collar is required.

The EAX-300 has an intelligent circuit that senses the external magnet. When the door is opened beyond the alarm time, the 100dB alarm or chimes sound. A 9VDC battery provides power. Closing and latching the door automatically rearms the Exit Alarm.

This door prop alarm is 7.7" tall by 2.1" wide by 2.4" deep. For security purposes, a separate cover lock secures the cover onto the back plate. The Detex EAX-300 Series Exit Alarm comes with limited three-year manufacturer's warranty.

For more information, contact your local locksmith distributor or Detex Corporation, Telephone 800-729-3839. Web Site: www.detex.com.

 

Door Numbering

In a commercial facility, it is a great idea to number the doors. With the capability of bar coding and the information that can be stored, a door number can provide all the information to properly maintain the door and hardware.

 

Soss UltraLatch

The Soss UltraLatch is a passage or privacy cylindrical lock mechanism whose handle tilts in or out from the door face only one-half inch to fully retract the latch. The handle has a rounded top that can easily be grasped, making it ADA compliant. The non-handed UltraLatch is designed to fit a 2-1/8" cross bore opening at a backset of 2-3/8" or 2-3/4". The UltraLatch is also available as a closet stationary handle.

For more information, contact Soss Door Hardware at Web Site: www.soss.com.

 

Saflok MT Series Mortise Lock Template

The Major Manufacturing HIT-66–266 template is designed to prep wood or hollow metal doors to accept Saflok MT Series Mortise Locks. The templates are machined from aluminum and anodized. For greater longevity, hardened drill bushings are installed into all of the templates openings. The larger holes will accept hole saws. All drill guide holes are identified for trouble-free drilling.

The Saflok MT Series Mortise Lock template HIT-66–266 requires the HIT-66 Clamp System that includes the HIT-4509 mortise alignment plate (clamp system sold separately). This template set includes both inside and outside templates. The HIT-66 clamp system door range is 1-1/4” to 2-7/8”.

For more information, contact your local locksmith distributor or Major Mfg., Telephone 714-772-5202 .Web Site: www.majormfg.com.

 

Allegion, Ingersoll Rand's Security Spin-off

By the time you read this column, Ingersoll Rand will have spun off their commercial and residential security businesses into a new company called Allegion. Allegion's portfolio includes strategic brands CISA, Interflex, LCN, Schlage and Von Duprin; and other brands including aptiQ, Briton, Bricard, Dalco, Dexter by Schlage, Falcon, Fusion Hardware Group, Glynn-Johnson, ITO Kilit, Ives, Kryptonite, Legge, Martin Roberts, Normbau, Randi, Steelcraft, XceedID. Allegion will be solely be involved with commercial and residential mechanical and electronic security. The spin-off has been on track for completion early December. Allegion is nowlisted on the New York Stock Exchange, using the ticker symbol ALLE.

 

Speed Manual Key Machine

Kaba Ilco Corp. has introduced the Speed dual lever, manual key machine for duplicating cylindrical keys. The 30-pound Speed key machine has four-position vise jaws with wide spacing between jaws to accommodate long blades and large bow keys.

To ensure a high degree of accuracy, the tracer point is connected to a micrometer dial equipped mechanism that is adjustable to 0.01 millimeter. To remove burrs, the Speed Duplicator has a nylon brush. Dimensions are 15.7” Wide x 18.1” Deep x 11.8” Tall.

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