Cylindrical Locks

  • Emtek, an ASSA ABLOY Group company

    Company • April 13th, 2011

  • Napco Introducing New Products at ISC West

    Products include Alarm Lock Networx™ new Prox ID and PIN code keypads and 2-door access controller and the Marks USA Triple Play, consisting of Grade 1 Mortise & Cylindrical Locksets, Panic Devices and Door Closers.

    Press Release • April 4th, 2011

  • Mortise Lock Wrench #MW053

    Mortise wrench is designed to remove mortise locks that are installed in aluminum storefront doors. It will remove standard locks, thumb turns and dummy cylinders. It will work well with security collars and without. Made of non-maring material to avoid...

    Product • March 31st, 2011

  • Legends of the Lock Industry

    When SHDA past presidents, Al Hoffman and Virl Mullins, spoke at the 40th anniversary annual conference of SHDA in April of 2010, few of us would have imagined that less than ten months later, Al Hoffman would be gone. When Virl and Al prepared a walk...

    Article • March 15th, 2011

  • Continuing Education March 2011

      Throughout the year, manufacturers of locks and door hardware make it easy for locksmiths to upgrade their skills and / or learn something new to help their locksmithing businesses prosper. Locksmith distributors are another excellent source for...

    Article • February 8th, 2011

  • Assa Cliq

    The ASSA CLIQ system provides encrypted access control data in an electromechanical key that will communicate with a miniature servo-motor within the CLIQ cylinder. C4 CLIQ cylinders retrofit standard mortise, rim, and cylindrical locksets. They can be...

    Product • January 31st, 2011

  • Electronic Door Hardware For Residences

    Electronic locking systems have been popular for many years in commercial applications. Electronics have also been applied to automotive security beginning with a VATS system on the 1986 Chevrolet Corvette. Electronic door hardware for residences is...

    Article • January 31st, 2011

  • GEO Electronic Cylinder

    The new SALTOGEO (Global Electronic Opening) electronic cylinder lock has been specially designed and developed for use on doors where normal escutcheons cannot be fitted or are not permitted. Fully integrated with the SALTO XS4 platform, SALTOGEO is a...

    Product • January 28th, 2011

  • Powering Standalone Electromechanical Locks

    Standalone electromechanical locks require battery power in order to operate. Most network-capable, standalone electromechanical locks have a battery condition indicator. As the battery in a networked lock begins to reach replacement, the software can...

    Article • January 28th, 2011

  • Trends in Electronic Locks

    The electromechanical lock is not new. I installed battery operated motorized deadbolts and electronic locks way back in the 1980s. I remember a “key free” electromechanical knob and deadbolt lockset that was pretty amazing. To enter the...

    Article • January 27th, 2011

  • Cylindrical And Mortise Lock Functions

    When I first started doing lock work, I was told to be very careful and read the packaging to be certain the lock installed onto the door was the correct finish and operation. My early jobs were restricted to cylindrical and tubular locks. Living in...

    Article • January 17th, 2011

  • PD Series

    Marks USA PD Series Hospital Push/Pull mortise and cylindrical style locksets designed for use in healthcare facilities satisfies the universal demand for hospital hardware. The locksets design innovation, with an improved short retraction angle, is...

    Product • January 14th, 2011

  • News Briefs

    Walmart™ Chooses Alarm Lock's DL2700 For Remodel Alarm Lock is supplying its top-selling Trilogy® T2 DL2700 to a major procurement company, which supplies Walmart General Contractors nationwide. The Trilogy® DL2700s are used in the Pharmacy for...

    Article • January 11th, 2011

  • Changeable Function Mortise Locks

    The mortise lock has been around for more than 100 years, installed into commercial buildings and residences. The mortise lock is stronger and has more function choices than cylindrical or tubular locks. The reason is the case is larger and more parts can...

    Article • January 11th, 2011

  • Medeco's Next Generation of Access Control

    NEXGEN XT allows facilities that utilize SFIC cylinders to retrofit those cylinders to add user scheduling, audit logs of entry, and key expiration without any wiring, hardware changes or door and frame modifications.

    Article • January 5th, 2011