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 [...]

Tubular Locks Added to Key Bitting Specifications

2019-05-27T11:00:02-04:00 May 29th, 2019|All, Key Bitting Specifications, Tools Update|

We have launched the tubular lock section of the Key Bitting Specifications page with the following key bitting specifications: American Lock (Tubular) Chicago ACE/ACE II In the coming weeks and months, we will add more tubular key bitting specifications. These additions will include: Fort (Tubular) Junkunc Brothers (Old American) (Tubular) [...]

Corbin Russwin Access 3 Pinning Worksheets Added to Tools

2019-05-13T08:59:42-04:00 May 13th, 2019|All, Cores and Cylinders, High Security, Tools Update|

We have added two new worksheets to our Pinning and Decoding Worksheets Tool. Both worksheets are for Corbin Russwin's Access 3 platform. The first worksheet is a pinning worksheet for Corbin Russwin Access 3 conventional cylinders. This worksheet contains a pinning chart and combinating rules for Access 3 KIK/KIL, mortise, [...]