Mortise Locks

  • Installing The Sargent 8200 Mortise Lock The Easy Way

    Major Manufacturing’s HIT-66-272 was developed for new installations and retrofitting of Sargent mortise locks. The 272 templates are mounted onto the HIT-66 Series Clamp System to accurately locate the door prep openings for Sargent 7800, 7900, 8100...

    Article • March 29th, 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

  • HES 9000 SERIES: A Selection of Strikes for Most Installations

    Life safety codes require the use of exit devices in specific situations, and most codes prohibit the use of any other lock or mechanism on the door that would prevent the use of the device or confuse the user. The primary purpose of an exit device is...

    Article • March 7th, 2011

  • Bridging The Gap Between Mechanical And Electronic Security

    Medeco’s Hybrid product line, released in 2008, was developed in conjunction with HID, an Assa Abloy sister company and a leader in RFID technology. Medeco approached HID with a demanding requirement which was to build an RFID reader which could fit a...

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Medeco Logic & M3 Logic: Security and Flexibility

    In 2006 Medeco established the LOGIC technology eCylinder platform by integrating Assa Abloy CLIQ technology into Medeco mechanical products.  The product portfolio is based on the IKON solution which is an Assa Abloy sister company.  Logic was launched...

    Article • January 11th, 2011

  • Back Page

    TWENTY YEARS AGO Adam Weinraub gave his strong opinions on tow truck drivers, reposessors and police departments who unlock cars. Allen Kutchins suggested ways to figure job pricing. Milt Wolferseder opened a Mosler record safe. Even then these Mosler...

    Article • January 11th, 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

  • 2010 Locksmith Ledger Editorial Index

    This reference is issued as a continuation of the annual Locksmith Ledger Editorial Index. The listings cover the material that was published in the Locksmith Ledger during 2010. The purpose of this section, as well as previous supplements, is to...

    Article • January 5th, 2011

  • Continuing Education

      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 • December 13th, 2010