Cylindrical Locks

  • 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

  • Revolution

    Arrow Lock and Door Hardware's new Revolution Stand-Alone Touchscreen lock combines the functional elements of a cylindrical lockset with the latest technological designed for electronic aesthetic. Dealers will benefit by providing an up to date...

    Product • June 22nd, 2009

  • Installing The DORMA J200 Interconnected Lockset

    Special tools: None Time to install: Retrofit 30-45 minutes Warranty: Five years limited An interconnected lockset can provide the security of a keyed cylindrical lock and singled-sided deadbolt with the added advantage of single action...

    Article • June 2nd, 2009

  • HES Electric Strike TAKES THE HEAT

    To pass the UL fire test, the HES electric strike had to hold the door in a closed and locked condition for at least three hours. Both the lock and electric strike held.

    Article • May 1st, 2009

  • Door Basics

    Locksmiths service door locks. If the door is equipped with a closer, be it surface mount or concealed, locksmiths service door closers. Locksmiths adjust door hinges so the door can close. Why not install doors? They can be a very profitable option...

    Article • May 1st, 2009

  • Biometric Basics

    To succeed at selling biometric products, locksmiths need to understand the technology and be able to answer customers’ questions.

    Article • April 1st, 2009

  • Opening The Door To Standalone Biometrics

    Two market drivers of biometrics are convenience and security. New products from BioAxxis, Bio-View, Marks USA and eKey USA deliver both convenience and added security.

    Article • April 1st, 2009

  • North Bennet Street School: The Epitome of What a Locksmith School Should Be

    According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, one of the fastest growing maintenance and repair occupations is in the locksmith and safe servicing category.

    Article • February 1st, 2009

  • Exit Device Fundamentals

    Installing the Yale YM Series exit device and trim

    Article • February 1st, 2009

  • The Story of LAGSTRIKE

    Reinforcing the door jamb strengthens the weakest link on a residential door lock.

    Article • February 1st, 2009

  • 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

  • PD Series

    MARKS USA introduces its Institutional Life Safety Hospital Push/Pull PD Series Locksets. The unique hospital passage function cylindrical chassis and 13 mortise body push/pull function locksets feature universal assemblies where you can choose to...

    Product • January 21st, 2009

  • Hospital Products Brochure

    Download Alarm Lock's new Health Care Brochure today to learn about low-cost, easy-to-install lock offerings to the medical community. Alarm Lock's Grade 1 BHMA certified standalone access control locks are feature rich with audit trail, multi-users and...

    Product • January 21st, 2009

  • Access Control Goes Wireless

    Wireless systems are ideal for any retrofit or new construction application where wiring is difficult or impractical, or where the cost of traditional wired online access control is prohibitive.

    Article • January 1st, 2009

  • DOOR LOCK UPGRADE: From Cylindrical Lock To Mortise Lock

    This modification provided the capability of a deadbolt and dead latch in one lock (mortise) mechanism while maintaining the integrity of the door.

    Article • January 1st, 2009