• Survivor HI-SECURITY™

    Marks USA's durable Survivor series of cylindrical lever locksets is offered in four lever styles, conventional cylinder, or IC core for "Best" size cores, Schlage® as well as others. Marks locksets feature a lifetime mechanical warranty. All functions...

    Product • January 21st, 2009

  • Key Systems: The First Line of Defense

    Choose and manage your high security key system carefully.

    Article • January 1st, 2009

  • Survivor High Security

    Marks USA Survivor series locksets are offered in four lever styles, conventional cylinder, or IC core for "Best" size cores, Schlage® as well as others. Marks locksets feature a lifetime mechanical warranty. All functions are available in seven standard...

    Product • December 16th, 2008

  • FireKing® cylinder

    The new Mul-T-Lock FireKing® file cabinet cylinder is the only high security solution that allows the full integration of FireKing® file cabinet locks into Mul-T-Lock keyed different, keyed alike or master keyed systems. Before now, securing most...

    Product • December 16th, 2008

  • HI-Security

    Designed to complement the Marks USA locksets, the HI-SECURITY Program allows for expansion into the growing patented high security and patented key control segments. The locking principle includes the combination of standard pin tumbler cylinder with a...

    Product • December 16th, 2008

  • Hybrid Cylinder

    Medeco Hybrid Cylinders incorporate the functions of common online access control readers into an offline retrofit cylinder.  With this technology, mechanical and electronic access control systems can be easily merged for absolute flexibility...

    Product • December 16th, 2008

  • PACLOCK So Many Options

    ven if you are using a Master Edge™ keyway, you now have the ability to move to PACLOCK and still maintain your key systems.

    Article • December 1st, 2008

  • Installing the Securitech Securiguard 6300 Magnetic Cylinder Protector

    In this application, a contractor wanted to prevent his subs from using their keys in the lock after hours. Using the Securiguard, the contractor controls when access is available for those who have a rim cylinder key.

    Article • November 1st, 2008

  • Door Closers 101

    Door closers are available in two basic types: fixed spring size (power) and adjustable spring size. Spring size determines the power of operation. An adjustable spring size door closer can be used for most closing applications.

    Article • October 1st, 2008

  • Grade 1 Deadlatch

    Marks USA has developed an ANSI grade one cylindrical cartridge deadlatch. The latchbolt features a stainless steel deadlocking latch nose with a 9/16" latch throw. The result is an easy-to-install cylindrical cartridge deadlatch, available in...

    Product • September 18th, 2008

  • W501 Function Cylindrical Lock

    The Falcon Grade 2 W Series locks feature small format interchangeable cores that are compatible with SFIC products from other manufacturers. Conventional cylinders are the same that are available in all Falcon and conventional key sections including...

    Product • September 18th, 2008

  • Servicing the Yale Large Format Interchangeable Core

    The Interchangeable Core (IC) lock mechanism was developed as a simpler way to rekey locking hardware without removing the entire lockset/cylinder from the door. Interchangeable core lock mechanisms can be used with any type of lock hardware...

    Article • September 1st, 2008

  • Servicing A Profile Cylinder

    Profile cylinders today are a small market in the United States, and they are particularly rare in California. My experience actually began in the eastern United States on a storm door that had been purchased complete, which included an installed...

    Article • September 1st, 2008

  • Take Our Quiz: Servicing Yale Large Format Interchangeable Core Cylinders

    Take Our Quiz: Servicing Yale Large Format Interchanegable Core Cylinders 1. What two types of keys are used in Interchangeable core locks? Answer: Operating keys and Control keys 2. What cut depth is used in Yale LFIC cores in the space...

    Article • September 1st, 2008

  • Electromechanical High Security Cylinder

      ASSA’s C4 CLIQ system provides an audit trail through electronic keys and cylinders in conventional door hardware. C4 CLIQ Remote keys can be programmed anywhere in the world through an internet connection. These keys will operate ASSA HS...

    Product • August 14th, 2008