Commercial Security

  • Latch Protection and Security Strikes

    Latch protection products limit access to the latch and the bolt areas between the lock edge of the door and the jamb.

    Article • February 1st, 2010

  • Key Wizard™ Ultimate Key Management Solution

    Medeco’s newly updated Key Wizard is a one-stop shop for all of your all key management needs.

    Article • January 8th, 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

  • NAPCO Introduces Indoor/Outdoor BioReader Keypad

    The BioReader is easy to program, and functions as a mean and lean biometric access controller when deployed as a standalone, or an element in a powerful security management device when integrated with a GEM or other alarm panel.

    Article • December 3rd, 2009

  • Security Bars Can Add Profits On Every Job

    Periodic news broadcasts tell of children who have fallen from upper floor windows in apartment buildings. While security bars are primarily considered as a method to prevent the wrong persons from entering a building, they can just as well be...

    Article • November 1st, 2009

  • Norton Trinity 9000 Series Door Closer

    The basic design of a door closer is to safely close, latch and secure a door without slamming or endangering persons trying to enter or leave through the doorway opening. For most applications and taking into account the frame and door are in...

    Article • November 1st, 2009

  • Locksmith Ledger: Seventy Years And Going Strong

    Locksmith Ledger celebrates its 70th anniversary this month. It is impossible to mention our anniversary without considering the man who started it all, Leonard Singer. Organized locksmithing began a century ago as a secretive trade with servicing...

    Article • November 1st, 2009

  • Locksmithing Etc.

    News You Can Use

    Article • November 1st, 2009

  • Electromechanical Lock Overview

    Probably one of the most important features of an electromechanical lock is the capability of controlling access offering a choice of authorization credentials.

    Article • October 1st, 2009

  • Art Misiewicz: Institutional Locksmith Extraordinaire

    This university locksmith is responsible for 22 buildings and more than 3500 individual door openings. Several different master key systems are used.

    Article • October 1st, 2009

  • Products You Need From ESP

    Known primarily for key blanks, ESP’s newest products include heavy duty cam locks, replacement postal locks and a line of electric switch locks.

    Article • October 1st, 2009

  • Creating a Preemptive Defense Against Personal Injury Lawsuits

    The best way to avoid a personal injury lawsuit is to keep door hardware, particularly closers and operators, in good working order.

    Article • September 1st, 2009

  • SmartLOC Pro-Line: A New Program For Locksmiths

    New rekeyable cylinders geared to the locksmith market

    Article • September 1st, 2009

  • Commercial Security Hardware: It All Starts With The Door

    Doors can be equipped with push / pull hardware, door viewers, sweeps, plates, flush bolts, center pivots, offset pivots, butt hinges, concealed over-head hinges, floor closers, or over-head surface / concealed closers.

    Article • September 1st, 2009

  • News Briefs

    Baldwin Enters Commercial Hardware Market Baldwin Hardware's new commercial offering balances both form and function, through design-driven solutions that enhance entrances, while combining Grade 1 mortise locks and decorative trim with...

    Article • September 1st, 2009