Institutional

  • Von Duprin: 100 Years Old and Going Strong

    Without an original idea, no product would ever see the light of day. We all take exit devices for granted today, but someone, somewhere had to be the inventor of the product. There have always been some disagreements about who really applied for the...

    Article • June 1st, 2008

  • MARKS USA i-Qwik: Access Control Right Out Of The Box

    When talking about early production of the Model T, Henry Ford once said, “The customer can have a Model T in any color he wants, so long as it’s black.” The unsaid information was that the Model T was built without complications using quality...

    Article • June 1st, 2008

  • Should You Specialize?

    Whatever your niche, you need to be armed with specialized tools and equipment and, most importantly, specialized knowledge and training.

    Article • June 1st, 2008

  • Assessing Existing Master Key Systems

    Two powerful techniques can assist locksmiths when assessing existing master key systems. These techniques work on all types of pin-tumbler locks, regardless of chamber counts, or progressions under the TMK.

    Article • June 1st, 2008

  • Opening Lines of Communication With Your Customers

    The more chances we have to communicate with our clientele, the better our chances are of being the one they call for their needs in the future.

    Article • June 1st, 2008

  • RCI Makes Delayed Egress Simple

    It is universally against code to prevent free egress. However, under special arrangements and conditions, it may be allowable to delay egress a little bit. RCI’s new DE 8310 delayed egress system can do the job.

    Article • June 1st, 2008

  • Securitron Maglock Corp. : Electronic Access Control Package Systems

    Securitron Magnalock Corp. has developed more than 25 packaged electronic access control systems for controlling from one to three doors. These packaged electronic systems include the lock(s), the reader(s), the release mechanism(s) and any additional...

    Article • June 1st, 2008

  • Norton Introduces 679 Touch Less Wall Switch

    Just wave your hand or move your body within the sensing field. No physical contact is required to activate the 679 wall switch.

    Article • June 1st, 2008

  • Alarmax Distributors Inc.

    18 locations nationwide

    Company • May 29th, 2008

  • Bryant & Associates

    Homeland Security Education & Consultation, Critical Infrastrucute Protection, Industry & Government

    Company • May 29th, 2008

  • Abso

    Web-based Employment Background Checks, Drug Testing, Recruiting and Applicant Tracking Systems.

    Company • May 27th, 2008

  • World Institute for Security Enhancement

    Homeland Security Education & Consulting, Critical Infrastructure, Industry & Government Agencies

    Company • May 27th, 2008

  • SCHLAGE “L” SERIES MORTISE: It’s Not Just For Commercial Applications

    Schlage “L” Series Mortise Locks are available in the residential configurations for entrance door, passage latch and bath/bedroom privacy lock.

    Article • May 1st, 2008

  • ARROW: LOCKS FOR LOCKSMITHS

    Quality begins with the lock cylinder. My first connection with Arrow locks extends back many years. I noticed then that it was always difficult to insert a shim between the plug and housing when servicing Arrow cylinders. The cylinders were made to...

    Article • May 1st, 2008

  • Using The PRO-LOK MORTISE INSTALLATION JIG

    Free-hand drilling of a mortise pocket on a blank door is not recommended by most locksmiths. The use of a simple mortise jig makes the job easier and is more time efficient. PRO-LOK has come up with a neat tool.

    Article • May 1st, 2008