Institutional

  • The Evolution Of Access Control

    Institutional locksmiths share their views on standalone locks, electronic access control and wireless systems.

    Article • July 2nd, 2009

  • Bank Job

    The door was not unlocking in the morning; the door was found to be unlocked after hours and card holders weren’t able to gain access after hours.

    Article • July 2nd, 2009

  • Making It Easier To Open The Door

    In my experience, people never want to use two hands to open a door. Whenever possible, most people try to unlock and open the door with the same hand. People will use the key to push or pull a door open. For many narrow stile aluminum glass doors...

    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

  • Enforcer Video Distributors

    SECO-LARM is now shipping the New ENFORCER VA-1000 Series of Video Distributors. The VA-1000 Series includes the VA-1102B-WQ, 1-in 2-out Video Distributor and the VA-1104B-WQ, 1in 4-out Video Distributor. The VA-1000 Series are actively powered...

    Product • June 22nd, 2009

  • Datatwist Cables

    Belden introduces its DataTwist 3600 Cables, a series of UTP copper cables that meet and exceed TIA/EIA requirements and offer significant headroom for Category 6 installations. The new cables are designed to support Belden's Category 6 IBDN System...

    Product • June 22nd, 2009

  • S6000D

    SDC S6000D series delayed egress panic and fire exit devices are available in rim mount, mortise and vertical rod configurations. A wall mount controller incorporates all delayed egress logic for 15 or 30 second exit delay, alternating 85 db tone and...

    Product • June 22nd, 2009

  • RX Health Safety Mortise Retrofit

    TownSteel introduces the RX Health Safety Mortise retrofit kit and the Rejuvenator Universal Mortise retrofit kit. The Rejuvenator RX Health Safety kit provides added security and protection in detention rooms and other institutional areas where...

    Product • June 22nd, 2009

  • WT9 Midrange Reader

    Secura Key's e*Tag® ET9 Midrange ISO 15693 compliant reader (ET9-RO-W-MR) provides up to an 8" read range for the same price as comparable wall-switch style readers. The ET9 Midrange requires only 100-200 mA of current at 5-14 VDC, making it compatible...

    Product • June 22nd, 2009

  • Vista 3

    HES, Inc.'s compact Vista V3 electric strike offers eight faceplate options (from 2-¾" to 9" long), to allow installers to replace multiple competing electric strikes in metal and wood frames with no modification to the existing frame cutout. The product...

    Product • June 22nd, 2009

  • 329R and 429R Series

    Olympus® Lock, Inc. introduces the 329R and 429R Series rekeyable showcase ratchet locks for sliding glass doors. The Olympus 329R is a direct retrofit for the National C8140and the 429R matches the CCL R1 keyway locks and is the only ratchet lock on the...

    Product • June 22nd, 2009

  • HandyKey

    Klinky, Inc. introduces HandyKey™, a precision crafted 5-in-1 Tool House Key. It has an L.E.D. Flashlight, 1" Knife Blade, Micro-sized Screwdriver, Bottle Opener and Nail File. HandyKeys™ have a suggested retail of only $6.99, and wholesale for...

    Product • June 22nd, 2009

  • E-Plex 5800 Series

    Kaba's E-Plex Series FIPS 201 Locks and Stand-Alone Access Controllers (SAC) are the only stand-alone products that are GSA Approved and listed on the FIPS 201 Approval Product List (APL). The E5800 series works with TWIC, PIV, CAC NG, FRAC and other FIPS...

    Product • June 15th, 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

  • Dispenser Keys: A New Profit Source

    Unified KeySource has developed business relationships with companies in the dispenser field and makes these keys readily available to the locksmith industry.

    Article • June 2nd, 2009