School/University Security

  • PD Series

    MARKS USA introduces its Institutional Life Safety Hospital Push/Pull PD Series Locksets. The unique hospital passage function cylindrical chassis and 13 mortise body push/pull function locksets feature universal assemblies where you can choose to...

    Product • January 21st, 2009

  • Seco-Larm Enforcer

    SECO-LARM is now shipping the Enforcer DP-121Q Video Door Phone, which displays an image of the visitor in real-time on the phone's monitor. A built-in microphone and speaker on the camera unit lets users communicate with visitors. Authorized visitors can...

    Product • January 21st, 2009

  • Keypads & Readers Overview

    Keypads can be standalone controllers, a part of an integral system, or be separate devices which connect to external control equipment.

    Article • December 1st, 2008

  • PACLOCK So Many Options

    ven if you are using a Master Edge™ keyway, you now have the ability to move to PACLOCK and still maintain your key systems.

    Article • December 1st, 2008

  • Q&A: Locksmith Vicki McCabe

    Tips on starting up and running a locksmith business

    Article • November 1st, 2008

  • Installing the Securitech Securiguard 6300 Magnetic Cylinder Protector

    In this application, a contractor wanted to prevent his subs from using their keys in the lock after hours. Using the Securiguard, the contractor controls when access is available for those who have a rim cylinder key.

    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

  • All Good Video Must Come To an End!

    I  just completed managing two video projects and I must say I learned a few things, and relearned several more lessons, along the way. . The most important lessons I learned were, that as a Project Manager, one must: Accept the mess...

    Article • October 1st, 2008

  • Grand Valley State University Tackles Security from the Outside In

    The main entrances of each residence building were equipped with the hard-wired Schlage card readers or Schlage Wireless readers and locks. Schlage CL Campus Lock standalone locks are used on residence room doors for all new construction.

    Article • October 1st, 2008

  • K-ETD Emergency Transfer Dial

    Keedex introduces its K-ETD Emergency Transfer Dial. Its large format, easy-to-read dial is set away from the hole that you are viewing inside of. The transfer from the small dial to the large dial is a one to one ratio - geared accurately to within...

    Product • September 18th, 2008

  • How to Win that CCTV Bid

    The amount of paperwork that is required in the bidding process may be enough to discourage some locksmiths from participating. It takes time for sure.

    Article • August 1st, 2008

  • Masterkeying Basics: Lock Cylinders

    There is no substitution for experience. When beginning locksmiths encounter problems, it behooves them to disassemble lock cylinders and take a close look at what is going on.

    Article • August 1st, 2008

  • Falcon Makes "T" Series Lever Lock Tougher

    ‘New and improved’ is a phrase companies often use for their latest product. Many times the product turns out to have few improvements and is just a copy of similar products already on the market. Falcon has just introduced a “tougher...

    Article • July 1st, 2008

  • Customizing Access Control Solutions To Meet Customer Requirements

    The most challenging part of designing and selling access controls systems is custom fitting systems to each client’s precise requirements.

    Article • July 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