School/University Security

  • Editorial: It's A New Era

    Any successful locksmith business has to advertise. How much you advertise and what method you use to convey your message is an individual consideration. Some companies use a printed form such as the yellow pages or develop brochure for mailing to...

    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

  • Bethany College Toughens Up Exit Devices for Better Security

    Dormitory doors sometimes were subject to abnormal abuse that resulted in security breaches. Von Duprin XP99 exit devices add a new latch bolt concept that delivers greater latching security.

    Article • October 1st, 2009

  • R2 VARYX™ - Fully Adjustable Continuous Geared Hinge for Door Repair

    For those of us who’ve hung thousands of doors the old-fashioned way, having the flexibility to adjust clearances after the door is hung makes it easier to get it right the first time.

    Article • August 1st, 2009

  • Getting ’em Coming AND Going

    RCI Introduces DE8310 Delayed Egress And EW8310 Early Warning Electromagnetic Locking systems

    Article • August 1st, 2009

  • A Day In The Life Of An Institutional Locksmith

    We interview a government locksmith responsible for 15,000 doors. This past year, his four-person staff handled over 800 calls for service, installing or servicing 50 to 100 locks each month

    Article • July 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

  • Clark Security’s Merrifield Sees Economic Upswing Ahead

    Mr. Merrifield said that all businesses have dodged a “near-death” experience and have become more cautious. He predicts that by mid-to-late 2009, the economy will improve.

    Article • June 2nd, 2009

  • Choosing and Installing EXIT ALARMS

    When specifying any locking device which is used on an exit, fire door or along the path of egress, the code requirements for that opening and occupancy must be determined, and only approved hardware be used.

    Article • May 1st, 2009


    SECO-LARM is now shipping the ENFORCER SK-3023-SQ Outdoor Stand-Alone Keypad. The keypad is constructed from heavy-duty steel and aluminum making it weatherproof and vandal-resistant. Up to 500 user codes can be programmed, each code can be 2 to 8...

    Product • April 23rd, 2009

  • Electromagnetic Locks

    Continental Access offers electromagnetic locking products that are manufactured with holding forces from 600 to 1200 lbs. Used in correctional facilities, government institutions, airports, schools and office buildings, these locks offer end-users high...

    Product • March 24th, 2009

  • 30 Under 30: Tommy Shafer

    Getting Started In A family Locksmithing Business

    Article • March 1st, 2009

  • 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

  • Dynalock 3101B Series Satisfies Life Safety Codes and Meets High Security Needs

    The most common applications include outdoor gate locks or inswing doors which require delayed egress functionality.

    Article • February 1st, 2009