Thin Panels and Heavy Glass Hinge on Aximat
Aximat, the newest institutional hinge from Häfele America Co. in
Archdale, N.C., is now available for thin panels and heavy glass doors.
Specifically designed for use with thin panels made from phenolic materials,
the Aximat 300 Thin Panel Hinge allows a 270º opening angle and has
a sleek and sophisticated design, with only 5-mm of knuckle visible. This
hinge is tested according to ANSI/BHMA Grade 1 standards, is 3D adjustable
and is available in a 316 grade stainless steel for laboratory or marine
The Aximat 300 for glass doors supports doors up to 78 ¾ inches
tall and 23 5/8 inches wide, weighing 531 pounds. It also allows a 270º
opening angle and is available for inset and overlay doors. The integrated
catch keeps doors closed when unopened and no additional magnetic catches
are required. It is available for glass thickness from 5- to 8-mm.
Kaba Introduces the E-Plex 3200
Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Kaba Access Control has added the E-Plex 3200
series narrow stile lock to its product line. The lock is an electronic,
software-controlled, PIN-based lock for narrow stile aluminum glass door
applications. The new series can be retrofit to a variety of Adams Rite
narrow stile mortise models and can accommodate up to 3,000 users in any
mix. The lock also features 16 access schedules, 32 holiday/vacation blocks
and a 30,000-even audit trail.
SimonsVoss Allows for Switch and Lock
The new digital mortise cylinder from SimonsVoss Technologies in Franklin,
Wis., puts electronic access control into the mortise cylinder. Now
users can remove the mechanical mortise cylinder from an authorized Adams
Rite aluminum storefront lock or Schlage L-Series mortise lock and replace
it with a digital cylinder. This gives the end-user control over who has
access and when they have access—information that can be tracked for later
The lock is wireless, requiring no external power supplies. Similar solutions
are available for cylindrical and mortise locks. Each lock supports up
to 8,000 users.
Rutherford’s DE8310 Delays Egressa
Rutherford Controls International Corp. in Cambridge, Ontario, has introduced
the new DE8310 delayed egress electromagnetic lock. This all-in-one delayed
egress system has a patented built-in sensor that detects pressure once
applied to the outward swinging doors. The DE8310 integrates with existing
mechanical door hardware. It is available with built-in sounder, voice
and CCTV monitoring combinations. It comes standard with field selectable
settings allowing the flexibility needed to meet a variety of building
codes. The unit also holds a highly visible red/green light panel that
clearly indicates the status of the door from a distance.
K2™ Introduces First SmartKey®-Enabled Products
K2 Commercial Hardware (K2) by Black & Decker has debuted its first
SmartKey-enabled products for the commercial builder market. In three
simple steps, users have the flexibility to re-key their own locks quickly
and easily without the need to remove the lock from the door. It is available
in K2’s line of deadbolts, interconnect levers and key control deadbolts.
SmartKey-enabled products feature a patented side-locking bar technology.
This locking system allows users the flexibility to quickly match all
the entry points to one key.
The SmartKey-enabled deadbolt features ANSI Grade 2 certification and
passes the most stringent lock picking standard, UL 437. This eliminates
the typical sheer line, pins and tumbler mechanisms in its design, removing
the most vulnerable points within lock design. The K2 SmartKey deadbolts
also feature improved drill resistance and integrated BumpGuard™ Protection.
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