Locks are an essential part of our lives; they keep our property and valuables safe. They may be mechanical or electromechanical. They are usually operated by a key turning, but may be operated by a combination, magnetic, or electronic component.
Automotive services include car door openings, automotive keys cut, duplicated or originated from the lock itself when no keys are available, keys and remotes programmed. Broken keys extracted from ignition, door, etc. locks. Ignition, door, etc. locks coded, repaired and replaced. Automotive services include locks and keys from motorcycles, boats, trailers, ATVs, snowmobiles, etc.
Commercial Locks including aluminum entrance locks, pushbutton locks, deadbolts, knob sets, lever sets, mortise locks, electric strikes, exit devices, door closers, file cabinet and furniture locks, key cabinets and accessories, padlocks, and mailbox locks.
High Security Locks and Keys including ABLOY, ASSA, Medeco, and Mul-T-Lock.
Residential Locks including pushbutton locks, knob sets, lever sets, deadbolts, handle sets, door closers, patio door locks, padlocks, door viewers, old style mortise locks, mailbox locks, key cabinets and accessories.
A mortise lock requires a pocket (the mortise) to be cut into the door or piece of furniture in which the lock is to be fitted. It includes the lock body installed inside the mortise cut-out in the door, and the lock trim and cylinder which are installed out the outside of the door.
Most deadbolts must be manually locked with a key, and are more secure, as they have a 1” throw on the deadlocking bolt. A deadbolt may be either a single cylinder or double cylinder. A single cylinder deadbolt will accept a key on the outside of the lock, and is operated by a thumbturn on the inside. A double cylinder deadbolt will...
Knob Locksets are the most common form of lock, and are the most widely used. Knob Locksets operate by physically turning the knob, and retracting the latch, allowing the door to be opened. In some cases it is difficult for some people to turn the knob and a lever lockset is used. They are available in various functions, designs, and finishes.
Leversets are becoming the most popular choice, and sometimes required for commercial applications. By simply pushing down or pulling up on the lever itself, the latch is withdrawn and the door may be opened. They are very easy to use for children, and the elderly. They are available in various functions, designs, and finishes.
Many doors use Pushbutton Combination Locks which require the user to enter a numeric sequence on a keypad to unlock the door. These are available in mechanical gear driven combination locks, as well as electronic combination locks. A mechanical combination can only have one combination at one time. An electronic combination lock can...
Many different types of locks and locking mechanisms are available to use with commercial aluminum store doors. Some use a key on both sides to lock or unlock the door, some allow the door to open from the inside by pushing or pulling the paddle or exit device, and others operate with access control systems.
The Detex Exit Alarm reduces internal and external customer theft. They are attack resistant, and withstand over 2200 lbs. of outside pull force. The have a 1” throw saw resistant dead bolt, and feature a 100 decibel alarm, powered by a 9V battery. The alarm is armed and disarmed by locking and unlocking the dead bolt.
The Kaba Wireless E-Plex Locks offer traditional access control without wires. They feature up to 3,000 users per door and maintain a 30,000 event audio trail in each door including emergency mechanical key override usage for tracking purposes. They manage guest/visitor access that is programmable from one day to a year. They also...