Panic Hardware

  • Value Series Install

    The Value Series line or some know it as V40 Series from Detex shows a step by step guide from opening the carton, the tools needed as well as the Quick Install Guide to locating the plastic template...

    Video • June 14th, 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

  • New Product Spotlight

    A & B Fire Safes A & B Safe Corporation is adding a new line of insulated fire safes to its product offering. These One & Two Hour fires safes are available in nine single-door models and three double-door models. They accept all current electronic...

    Article • August 1st, 2009

  • StrikeIt

    ISC West Booth 20077 Altronix's StrikeIt powers and controls two panic hardware devices with high inrush requirements. Features include programmable timed lock release; supervised lock outputs; programmable fire alarm disconnects; simultaneous 12VDC and...

    Product • July 24th, 2009

  • A Day In The Life Of An Institutional Locksmith

    We interview a government locksmith responsible for 15,000 doors. This past year, his four-person staff handled over 800 calls for service, installing or servicing 50 to 100 locks each month

    Article • July 2nd, 2009

  • S6000D

    SDC S6000D series delayed egress panic and fire exit devices are available in rim mount, mortise and vertical rod configurations. A wall mount controller incorporates all delayed egress logic for 15 or 30 second exit delay, alternating 85 db tone and...

    Product • June 22nd, 2009

  • Choosing and Installing EXIT ALARMS

    When specifying any locking device which is used on an exit, fire door or along the path of egress, the code requirements for that opening and occupancy must be determined, and only approved hardware be used.

    Article • May 1st, 2009

  • Sargent FM8700 Series exit device

    SARGENT Manufacturing Company offers the FM8700 Series exit device, the only 2-point latching panic hardware that complies with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 361, Design and Construction Guidance for Community Safe Rooms. The FM8700 is a...

    Product • April 23rd, 2009

  • SDC 6000 Electric Latch Retraction Exit Device

    The new SDC 6000 Electric Latch Retraction Exit Device has a low current draw of only 1 Amp @ 12/24VDC. Operation includes momentary or maintained failsecure electric latch retraction available with Rim Mount, Vertical Rod and Mortise panic or fire exit...

    Product • February 18th, 2009

  • Exit Device Fundamentals

    Installing the Yale YM Series exit device and trim

    Article • February 1st, 2009

  • Promoting Your Business for Profit

    Don’t assume your customers already know what you do. Remember, a few of these same people will walk in your store, look around at the walls holding 127,000 key blanks hanging on pegs and ask, “Do you cut keys?”

    Article • January 1st, 2009

  • Blue Punch

    Each Pro-Lok Blue Punch key machine is a dedicated punch machine designed to provide factory original keys. Pro-Lok's Blue Punch creates keys at the speed of a duplicator. The Blue Punch is set up at the factory to provide automatic spacing and depth...

    Product • December 16th, 2008

  • Bianchi 106

    The Bianchi 106 Semi-Automatic Duplicator embodies true Italian innovation and design, featuring a sleek but heavy duty cast iron body, four-way reversible jaws, ergonomic handles and a separate soft touch deburring brush. A locking carriage and large...

    Product • December 16th, 2008

  • Tool Tips: Wedges, Picks and Shims

    Make your own locksmithing tools and save some money

    Article • December 1st, 2008

  • Healthcare Institutions: Mining The Opening

    A gold miner finds a single piece of gold in the rock. He’s excited about the find, but looking around he see’s nothing else of value. Does he leave the site, satisfied with his one small discovery? An experienced miner will dig deeper, looking...

    Article • October 1st, 2008