Door Closers

  • Electric Latch Retraction Secures Pair of Doors

    The customer wanted to re-use existing door hardware, while adding a new card reader connected to an existing access control system. An electric latch retraction upgrade for the exit bars was a key component of the plan.

    Article • October 2nd, 2012

  • Locksmithing etc. August 2012

    Cloning Volvo Keyline and Bianchi, divisions of the Bianchi 1770 Group Company, are introducing their Volvo Kit using the TK100 technology. The TK100 electronic head is designed for many keyed and keyless engine immobilizer-based applications. The...

    Article • August 2nd, 2012

  • ED900 Low Energy Power Door Operator

    Employing an innovative electromechanical drive and a state-of-the-art microprocessor motion control system, the new ED900 is DORMA's most advanced low-energy swing door power operator. The operator is exceptionally quiet, safe and easy to use. When...

    Product • July 18th, 2012

  • Locksmithing etc.

    KeyWatcher Key Control System Morse Watchmans has introduced the KeyWatcher ® Touch and the KeyWatcher Illuminated key control systems. They feature the KeyAnywhere and KeyFind capabilities. KeyAnywhere allows the return of a key to any KeyWatcher...

    Article • June 4th, 2012

  • 3900 Series Low Energy Power Operator

    Yale 3900 Series low energy power operator can function as both operator, standard door closer

    Product • April 24th, 2012

  • Secure360™

    Besam Entrance Solutions, an ASSA ABLOY Group company, introduces the Secure360™ sensor for access control revolving doors. The Secure360™ is a next-generation sensor that eliminates the threat of common security breaches like piggybacking and...

    Product • April 20th, 2012

  • The Impact of Closers, REXs and Electric Strikes On Door Control

    Typical door issues caused by faulty door closers are doors which are hard to open, do not close completely, slam, or leak hydraulic fluid.

    Article • April 2nd, 2012

  • 7700 Series Door Operator

    Arrow Lock™ introduces the 7700 Series Low Energy Door Operator, ideal for retrofit applications and converts interior, non-fire rated doors to automated door openings. This product meets Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) handicap accessibility...

    Product • March 1st, 2012

  • News Briefs: Hospital Renovation Features Norton SafeZone

    Recovering patients at a newly renovated hospital are now able to move around more freely thanks to an intelligent door closing solution from Norton Door Controls, an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. Palmetto Health Baptist, a 489-bed hospital in Columbia, SC, has...

    Article • February 2nd, 2012

  • Retrofit Surface-Mount Door Closers: Where, When and Why?

    Surface-mounted door closers come in many sizes and the covers usually have different shapes, finishes and molded designs. Door closers are normally installed onto the secured side of door for at least two reasons. First, a door with a box and an arm...

    Article • January 3rd, 2012

  • Locksmithing etc. December 2011

    Olympus Lock SFIC Housing Olympus Lock has introduced the 724VR small format interchangeable core housing for file cabinets and medical carts. The Olympus 724VR is a direct retrofit for the Best part number 2P73. The housing will accept the standard...

    Article • December 2nd, 2011

  • 2800ST Series Cam Action Door Closer

    The cam action design is ideal as it provides greater efficiency than a rack and pinion door closer for slide track applications. Cam action closers provide a lower opening resistance while delivering optimum closing force and control. The door...

    Product • November 8th, 2011

  • Electrifying Door Hardware – Four Scenarios

    A reception area, hotel side entrance, X-ray lab and manufacturing facility all get varying levels of electronic access control

    Article • November 2nd, 2011

  • Installing the Arrow DC500 Series Surface-Mounted Door Closer

    Weight and dimensions of a door should be considered when selecting the right door closer. However, using a closer with adjustable spring closing force can eliminate most of the decision making process.

    Article • October 13th, 2011

  • Locksmithing Etc.

    Check and Question Every Bill In tough times, every penny counts. A great way to control those little expenses which in good times you seem to forget, is to check and question every bill. Checking and questioning every bill will help remind you of why...

    Article • October 12th, 2011