Volume 44, Issue 1 - January 2009

Hardware Showcase

Collaboration Leads to Multi-Point Door Lock Jig

G-U Hardware in Newport News, Va., and Norfield Industries in Chico, Calif., have collaborated to produce the G–U multi-point door lock jig, an easy-to-use system to fabricate door panels for multi-point locking systems. The jig features a template-based system for flexibility, enough so that it can be used on current and new hardware. 

It is able to accommodate standard door heights and works on door thicknesses from 1 ¾ to 2 ¼ inches. www.g-u.com/us 

Gyro Tech® Adds Security Access Control Hardware to its Line

NABCO Entrances in Muskego, Wis., has added access control hardware to its Gyro Tech® line of automatic doors and accessories. The offering includes access controllers, card readers, proximity readers, key fobs and biometric readers. 

The device uses Windows-based software that controls access for up to 60 doors and up to 4,800 cardholders. Access is allowed via fingerprint reader or by entering pin using the built-in keypad. Each controller is equipped with three relay outputs, one to control an electronic lock and two additional outputs configured to the user’s needs. Inputs are provided for an egress button, a handicapped button and a door contact. 

The new proximity reader offers the flexibility of mullion and wall mounting in a single unit. The reader can be mounted on a standard mullion but also ships an adaptor plate that allows mounting on a single-gang electrical box. www.nabcoentrances.com 

CRL Writes New Book on Transaction and Security Hardware 

Los Angeles-based C.R. Laurence Co. Inc. (CRL) has published a brand new transaction and security hardware catalog, the TH10. The catalog includes an extensive selection of products for the secure transfer of cash and merchandise, as well as an array of builders’ hardware lines for entryways and exits. 

Some of the new products featured are security rolling track assemblies, security check point barrier systems, no-draft “all-glass” mail slots, pass-thru hoppers, a service window air curtain and a variety of electric strikes and magnetic locks, as well as other commercial lock systems and components.

This full-color, 208-page catalog features technical illustrations, installation options and other details to help with product selection and ordering. www.crlaurence.com 

Hafele Introduces The HAWA Puro

The HAWA-Puro hardware system from Hafele America Co. in Archdale, N.C., is dedicated to all-glass sliding doors. The top tracks of the hardware system is integrated in both sheetrock and suspended ceilings, thus making the hardware system invisible. The runner-bearing technology allows doors up to 330 pounds to move quietly and effortlessly. 

A new patent-pending wedge suspension provides rapid height adjustment and trouble-free installation. www.hafele.com 

IR Goes Heavy Metal

he new 1260 LCN® cast iron closer, available from Ingersoll Rand, offers a combination of performance and durability. According to information from the company, its versatile design allows it to work nearly anywhere. The cast iron closers have a naturally high graphite content that lubricates pistons with every use, resulting in longer life and smooth control. The closer also features V-Shield seal technology to prevent leaks. www.lcnclosers.com 

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