Commercial Security

  • Installing the Alarm Lock DL5300: Dual-Sided Trilogy X2

    With security becoming a greater concern for people as well as property, the introduction of the Alarm Lock 5300 series dual-sided Trilogy is especially important for protecting fenced perimeters. Non-public areas of day care centers, pre-schools...

    Article • March 1st, 2009

  • 310-4(S) Electric Strike

    Introducing the Folger Adam 310-4(S), an extra-heavy duty electric strike for use with leading squarebolt-style rim exit devices, like the Corbin Russwin® ED4200S, ED5200S and ED5200SA Securebolt™ and the Yale® 7150(F), 7250, 7270M(F) Squarebolt...

    Product • February 18th, 2009

  • Exit Device Fundamentals

    Installing the Yale YM Series exit device and trim

    Article • February 1st, 2009

  • A Series Keypads

    Alarm Lock Systems has introduced three unique keypads, each of which controls access of a single entry point with up to 150 user codes. Alarm Lock's A-Series family of 12/24VAC/DC keypads are all stainless steel and two are weatherproof models that...

    Product • January 21st, 2009

  • QEL

    Hospital nurseries and patient rooms, libraries, museums, theaters and other locales requiring electrified hardware that operates at whisper-quiet levels can now incorporate the quiet electronic latch (QEL) option for Von Duprin 98/99 and 33a/35a series...

    Product • January 21st, 2009

  • Falcon 8200 Series

    For commercial applications needing an automatic operator that combines a value price point with a small footprint, minimal installation time and elegant design, the Falcon 8200 Series Automatic Operator provides a complete "in the box" response. Features...

    Product • January 21st, 2009

  • CODE CARDS & the HPC 1200CMB

    A busy shop can quickly originate keys from lock manufacturer to lock manufacturer by simply replacing a code card.

    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

  • Keyless Entry Basics

    The primary goal of any keyless system is to eliminate access by keys, so the keys that do bypass these systems must be carefully guarded and never distributed casually.

    Article • December 1st, 2008

  • Lab: A History of Pins and Products for the Locksmith

    LAB is capable of manufacturing 2 billion lock tumbler pins a year

    Article • December 1st, 2008

  • Retrofitting an Electronic Safe Lock Into A Floor Safe, PART2

    I was invited to the retrofitting of an Eclipse Rota-Bolt in-floor safe with a La Gard LG BASIC electronic lock.

    Article • November 1st, 2008

  • NUVICO Cameras Secure Health Club

    The Zoom-Matic series brings refined technology and the somewhat unique programmable zoom to a fixed camera, along with easy, streamlined installation features.

    Article • November 1st, 2008

  • Increasing Security with the PDQ Industries XGT 135 Cylindrical Leverset

    In case of an emergency, this classroom function lock can be secured from inside the classroom or office, so occupants don’t have to step outside to lock or unlock the outside lever. The inside lever is always free for egress.

    Article • November 1st, 2008

  • Tailgate Detection System

    Kouba Systems has released a single housing tailgate detection system with lock output relay. This single housing system simplifies the installation process by eliminating the need for through-beam sensor alignment. The housing is only 6" x 2 1/8" and...

    Product • October 23rd, 2008

  • Custom Catalog

    MARKS USA's new Custom Levers, Knobs & Escutcheons catalog has over 250 images of standard and custom design decorative locksets which have been installed in a variety of worldwide projects: The Plaza Hotel and Condominiums, New York, The Visionaire at...

    Product • October 23rd, 2008