Builders Hardware

  • Making the Grade: DORMA’s Grade 1 D800 Series Deadbolt

    D800 Series deadbolts are manufactured with a stainless steel bolt for strength and corrosion resistance. A steel security shield is designed to prevent “ice pick” attacks

    Article • October 1st, 2007

  • RACEWAY CERTIFICATION for Locksmiths

    Recognizing the need for a system to allow raceway drilling in fire rated doors, Intertek offers a training and certification program in conjunction with the use of a special Marray Dor-Cor drilling fixture

    Article • October 1st, 2007

  • New from Adams Rite: The UltraLine Electric Strike

    Because the electric strike's locking mechanism tilts, the UltraLine 7400 Series can release a door under up to 30 pounds of pre-load

    Article • September 1st, 2007

  • ISC East & ASIS 2007 New Product Showcase

    CCTV Imports ISC East Booth 1836 / ASIS Booth 1169 CCTV Imports introduces the 2001CIH infrared weatherproof color bullet camera. It is built with a 1/4” Sony Super HAD CCD, has a high resolution of 480 TV Lines, and can see up to 35 feet in...

    Article • September 1st, 2007

  • Black & Decker Launches K2 Commercial Hardware

    K2 products are designed to simplify the purchasing and installation process. Boxes are compartmentalized to allow quick and easy installation. Finishes and designs are coordinated across the entire line of K2 products

    Article • August 1st, 2007

  • Market Trends: How Consumers Purchase Decorative Door Hardware

    Because locksmiths can also install the purchased hardware, the opportunity to offer customers a total package, including the door set and its installation, is available — something neither showrooms nor large retailers can offer

    Article • August 1st, 2007

  • Perfect Raceway Program

    Intertek's Perfect Raceway Program trains locksmiths to do field installations of a 3/8” diameter raceway in fire-rated doors. Certified locksmiths can provide their customers with legal, same day services

    Article • August 1st, 2007

  • Q&A: Karl Kretsch, University of Scranton

    As access control supervisor/locksmith for the University of Scranton in Scranton , Penn. , Karl Kretsch is responsible for making sure the right university employees have the right access to nearly 7,000 doors in 70 buildings. Scranton is a...

    Article • August 1st, 2007

  • Installing a Six-Panel Interior Door Can Be a One-Man Job

    Since interior doors usually weigh less than comparable exterior doors, the door is easier to move, cut to size and install. One person can usually handle the installation. This installation was made even easier as the door to be installed fit a 24...

    Article • July 1st, 2007

  • New Product Showcase

    (Product photos will be available in July) A1 Security ALOA Booth 922 A1 Security introduces KeyCommander, a first line of defense for common-sense key control. The lockable cabinets hold 25, 50, or 100 key pegs that can be locked into a...

    Article • July 1st, 2007

  • Designing Door Closers for Real World Environments

    Many building owners, facility managers and other end users don't realize the full impact of real-world door operating conditions on their desire for improved security, safety and low maintenance costs. Known problems that include improper installation...

    Article • May 1st, 2007

  • An Overview of Mechanical Exit Devices

    In simple terms, an exit device is a lock with an inside release bar. Variations include standard, fire-rated, rim, vertical rod and mortise exit devices and a number of specialty exit bars.

    Article • May 1st, 2007

  • Rekeying the Monarch 19-R Exit Device

    A dependable workhorse, the 19 Series exit device is an economical answer to a variety of exit needs. It’s available in panic or B label (1 1/2 hr.) fire exit construction. The 19 Series comes with a full complement of trim.

    Article • May 1st, 2007

  • Rekeying the Monarch 19-R Exit Device

    A dependable workhorse, the 19 Series exit device is an economical answer to a variety of exit needs. It’s available in panic or B label (1 1/2 hr.) fire exit construction. The 19 Series comes with a full complement of trim.

    Article • May 1st, 2007

  • Major Manufacturing's Pit Bull Steel Door Tool Simplifies Hardware Changes

    One of the more difficult modifications is recessing a latch pocket into a hollow metal door edge to accommodate an auxiliary lock. Major Manufacturing's Pit Bull tool makes this task much simpler.

    Article • April 1st, 2007