Builders Hardware

  • 5700 Series Low Energy Operator

    The 5700 Series design is based on ease and simplicity. This unit installs in minutes rather than hours and consists of three basic components: inverter, motor and Norton's 1601 closer body. Quiet and dependable, the 5700 meets the requirements of...

    Product • January 21st, 2010

  • StormPro Shutter

    The CURRIES StormPro line of windstorm compliant products now includes a window shutter system that enables windows in storm shelters to be quickly secured against threatening weather. This product is designed for safe rooms that require natural...

    Product • January 21st, 2010

  • Light Duty Pivot Series

    RIXSON's new Light Duty Pivot Series helps bring high-end door control to lightweight, narrow and low-frequency doors. Model 173, for offset applications, and Model 176 for center-hung doors, offer a concrete anchor for a sleek installation. There are...

    Product • January 21st, 2010

  • 5 Series Mortise Lock

    MARKS USA announces the new auto-reverse feature on their 5 Series Mortise Lock (patent pending). This feature enables the installer to reverse the handing of the lockset without removing the cover. In five simple steps, you can go from left hand to right...

    Product • January 21st, 2010

  • Dual Sense Bar

    Securitron introduces the next generation of their popular Touch Sense exit bars with the release of the Dual Sense Bar. The DSB is designed for use on magnetically locked non-fire-rated doors and is engineered to address the most current UBC life...

    Product • January 21st, 2010

  • Installing The LCN 4040XP With Spring Cush Arm

    The LCN 4040XP is the second generation heavy duty door closer designed to withstand even more rigorous applications.

    Article • January 8th, 2010

  • Pool Gate Solution: Positive Force Gate Closing System

    The Positive Force Gate Closing System is based on an overhead concealed door closer whose arm can travel in both directions. Locksmiths have installed these hydraulic closers for over 40 years.

    Article • January 8th, 2010

  • Delayed Egress: The Safe Solution for Security, Loss Prevention & Patient Safety

    The locksmith must determine the hierarchy of LAHJs for a particular situation, and to take the necessary steps to assure compliance.

    Article • January 8th, 2010

  • Opening New Doors To Business Opportunities

    The goal of the ADA EZ low energy door operator is to open up door automation to more end users by eliminating the need for electrical power.

    Article • January 8th, 2010

  • Locksmithing Etc.

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    Article • December 3rd, 2009

  • Security Bars Can Add Profits On Every Job

    Periodic news broadcasts tell of children who have fallen from upper floor windows in apartment buildings. While security bars are primarily considered as a method to prevent the wrong persons from entering a building, they can just as well be...

    Article • November 1st, 2009

  • Norton Trinity 9000 Series Door Closer

    The basic design of a door closer is to safely close, latch and secure a door without slamming or endangering persons trying to enter or leave through the doorway opening. For most applications and taking into account the frame and door are in...

    Article • November 1st, 2009

  • News Briefs

    ADI CUSTOMER EVENT ROCKS CEDIA EXPO 2009 ADI joined together with many industry-leading vendors to host a special event to thank customers for their continuous support at this year’s CEDIA EXPO 2009 in Atlanta, Ga. ADI also sponsored the CEDIA...

    Article • November 1st, 2009

  • Art Misiewicz: Institutional Locksmith Extraordinaire

    This university locksmith is responsible for 22 buildings and more than 3500 individual door openings. Several different master key systems are used.

    Article • October 1st, 2009

  • Hinges And Pivots: The Things That Swings Doors

    The composition and electrification for fire rated and non-fire rated openings, including butt hinges, pivots and continuous hinges.

    Article • October 1st, 2009