Locksmith Reference Needs Your Help!

2019-11-30T10:29:54-05:00 December 2nd, 2019|All, Tools Update|

The Exit Device ID Tool is almost here! The Exit Device ID Tool will allow locksmiths to identify unknown exit devices simply by answering 4 to 5 picture-based questions. At launch, 324 unique models will be represented across 39 different brands and manufacturers. Here are a few screenshots from the [...]

Door Closer Footprint Comparison Chart Version 6.0 Released

2019-10-14T12:34:48-04:00 October 21st, 2019|All, Door Closers, Tools Update|

We have updated the Door Closer Footprint Comparison Chart in the Tools Section. We’re now at Version 6.0 with 42 manufacturers/brands represented across 34 unique footprints and 301 unique models. As always, footprints are organized by horizontal center-to-center measurements, smallest to largest. If multiple footprints exist with the same horizontal center-to-center measurements, they are further [...]

Door Closer Footprint Comparison Version 5.0 Released

2019-08-26T18:16:51-04:00 August 27th, 2019|All, Door Closers, Tools Update|

We have updated the Door Closer Footprint Comparison Chart in the Tools Section. We’re now at Version 5.0 with 41 manufacturers/brands represented across 34 unique footprints and 296 unique models. As always, footprints are organized by horizontal center-to-center measurements, smallest to largest. If multiple footprints exist with the same horizontal center-to-center measurements, they are further [...]

Cores and Cylinders Library Update

2019-08-05T12:45:21-04:00 August 2nd, 2019|All, Cores and Cylinders, Tools Update|

We have updated the Cores and Cylinders page in the Library using our new format.  We have new literature and manuals for the following manufacturers: Arrow Lock & Door Hardware ASSA High Security Locks BEST Access Systems Corbin Russwin DORMA Americas Falcon GMS Industries, Inc. Hager Companies Kaba Ilco Corporation Killeen Security [...]

A3 SFIC Decoding Worksheet Added to Tools

2019-07-24T18:36:58-04:00 July 26th, 2019|All, Tools Update|

We've added a decoding worksheet for A3 small format interchangeable cores (SFIC) to our Pinning and Decoding Worksheets page in the Tools section. You can use this worksheet when removing pins to decode an SFIC using an A3 system. The worksheet allows you to plot each pin position and has [...]