Door Hardware

  • Retrofiting Knob to Lever Locks Made Easy

    Use A1 Security Manufacturing’s BUL-3 retrofit jig for bored lever locks

    Article • April 2nd, 2012

  • In a Door Jamb? Access Hardware Supply Has an App for That

    Free “Retrofit Installation iPad App” now available

    News • March 8th, 2012

  • News Briefs: Kaba-Ilco Releases Two Publications

    Rocky Mount, NC  – Kaba Ilco Corp. has released the 30th Annual Edition of the North American Auto/Truck Key Blank Reference. This free reference is designed to assist those cutting keys with an organized and easy-to-use reference. Printed copies are...

    Article • March 2nd, 2012

  • The RITE Door® by Adams Rite Achieves GREENGUARD® Certification

    This means that The RITE Door can be specified with confidence in school and healthcare applications

    News • February 29th, 2012

  • ASSA ABLOY acquires Securistyle

    UK company manufactures high performance friction hinges, handles and window locks.

    Press Release • February 21st, 2012

  • SARGENT® Wins 2011 GOOD DESIGN® Award

    SARGENT Studio Collection™ Gramercy Series RAL lever takes top honors.

    News • February 14th, 2012

  • Code Requirements for Electromagnetic Locks

    The newer IBC section, Electromagnetically Locked Egress Doors, allows a door-mounted release device.

    Article • February 2nd, 2012

  • Kwikset SmartCode: Keyless Technology At Your Fingertips

    “No more worrying about keys. The convenience of keyless technology is now available at your fingertips. “ That is the message Kwikset is using to introduce the new SmartCode locksets. These Kwikset locks solve the lost or forgotten key question...

    Article • February 2nd, 2012

  • DIY Deadbolt Installation Gone Wrong

    I'm sure the knob would have been easy to install ... had the holes in the door been in the right places. And I'm sure the deadbolt would have been easy to install ... had I not had to perform some maneuver called a "mortise cut."

    News • January 27th, 2012

  • K2™ Indicator Interconnect

    Mechanical Access Solutions (MAS), a division of Stanley Security Solutions, Inc. and provider of access control and integrated security solutions, announces the immediate release of a new product offering within its K2™ commercial hardware family...

    Product • January 24th, 2012

  • SARGENT 11 Line Lock Helps Keep Schools and Universities Safe

    Designed for easy installation, it fits standard 161 door preps with no through bolts, making it suited both for retrofit applications and new installations.

    Press Release • January 18th, 2012

  • How secure is a facility? How often should there be an inspection?

    Security is more than just installing a Grade 1 lock or electronic access control onto a door. Security is also dependent upon the door hardware, door and opening to be in operating condition. I was traveling to an installation in the high desert of...

    Blog • January 16th, 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

  • Updated Special-Lite® FRP Flush Door Brochure Available

    Highlights hurricane rating, new fire-rated doors, improved corrosion resistance and energy-saving adjustable bottom brush

    Press Release • November 8th, 2011

  • Pro-Lok To Expand Entry Armor® Line

    Pro-Lok’s® purchase of the former MAG Manufacturing facility adds approximately 30 manufacturing machines to the Pro-Lok® campus and gives the Entry Armor® brand all of the tooling required to make the domestically produced custom MAG Manufacturing...

    Article • October 17th, 2011