Volume 44, Issue 6 - June 2009

Hardware Focus

company news
Ingersoll Rand Offers New Web Course on Door Closers

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies is offering a free web-based course that covers the basic role the door closer plays in controlling the door. With the e-learning course, security directors, maintenance personnel, facility managers, locksmiths, distributors and security dealers can learn about door control according to their own schedule and from wherever they have access to the Internet.

The online, self-paced format covers the five critical needs of an opening, including durability, ADA, safety, security and design. The online course provides interactive learning of the features and benefits of heavy-duty (institutional) and medium-duty (commercial) products. Students learn about effective LCN door closer applications, installations, adjustments and servicing.

Ingersoll Rand’s new web-based course teaches students about door closer applications, installations, adjustments and servicing. www.lcn.ingersollrand.com/education 


product news
Kaba Locks Continue to Learn 

The E-Plex 3700 Series narrow stile PIN/PROX lock is the latest addition to Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Kaba Access Control’s E-Plex line. The electronic PIN and/or PROX lock for narrow stile aluminum glass doors works with HID®’s PROX credentials (cards, fobs, etc.). PROX credentials can be quickly enrolled at the lock or with optional software.This series, along with the E-Plex PROX-based E5700 series electronic locks and E5770 series standalone access controller, all have gained a new feature: LearnLok™. LearnLok™ simplifies programming of up to 300 user credentials (HID PROX cards, fobs, etc.) per door by “learning” them right at the lock’s reader without the use of software and related lock programming devices. The locks can be upgraded with optional software to accommodate up to 3,000 users/30,000 audit events per door.

SDC Offers More Mechanical Mortise Locks

SDC in Westlake Village, Calif., has introduced a complete new line of UL-listed, ANSI grade 1 and ADA-compliant mechanical cylindrical locksets. The new M7800 grade 1 mortise locksets are designed for commercial, industrial and institutional use. An internal clutch provides vandal resistance by permitting lever rotation without retracting the latch when locked. Independent heavy-duty springs provide effective lever return and support. A variety of functions and lever styles are available. yyä www.SDCsecurity.com 

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