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Coming in the April issue of The National Locksmith
When a BEST lock mechanism works but the lever needs repair and proper inventory is not immediately available, it may be necessary to convert to a similar style lever. In the April issue of The National Locksmith Sal Dulcamaro addresses this common institutional issue with 14D and 15D levers in a hospital setting, showing how the mechanism can be repaired by substituting locks with overlapping lock functions that use the same basic construction handle. The April issue also contains an overview of access control offerings, a review of the new JET 7000 semi-automatic key machine and the regular assortment of safe and automotive servicing features. Plus digital subscribers will see additional pages covering how an Ilco cylinder can be converted to Bump Halt technology and how the Peaks Preferred locks can be the foundation for any secure access control system with strong utility patents. To subscribe to either the print or digital editions of The National Locksmith or The Institutional Locksmith, click the Subscribe box above or call our office, 630-837-2044.
Industry News, Events and Announcements
Schlage Adds More Wireless Products to Brivo Partnership
Allegion’s Schlage brand and Brivo are working together to provide a new cost-effective cloud-based security management system that can be managed anywhere with a secure connection to the Internet. The integration unites the security of Schlage NDE wireless locks and the Brivo OnAir access control system. Previous integration includes the Schlage AD series locks. Brivo OnAir combines access control, video surveillance and mobile credentialing in a unified cloud-based security platform. Enhanced capabilities include enabling secure access to locks via a smartphone. NDE locks are designed to fit a standard cylindrical door prep without any modification. Users can upgrade from mechanical keys to electronic employee identification credentials without having to drill additional holes or run wires.
Brivo will feature the product integration at ISC West, Booth 23109, April 5-7 in Las Vegas. http://us.allegion.com
ROFU’s Backlit Standalone Prox Suitable for Outdoors
The ROFU 9860 standalone proximity reader/keypad with card only, card and password or password only access, can store up to 1,000 users with either a 4- or 6-digit code length and will lock out users for one minute if a wrong code is entered or a wrong card is swiped five consecutive times. Built with an aluminum alloy casing with vandal resistant screws, backlit keypad and two LEDs with four status indicator colors, the 9860 is IP65 rated waterproof and is suitable for outdoor use. It has logical memory to prevent duplicated card setting and non-volatile memory to protect programmed information in case of power failure. The 9860 has an internal electronic switch to prevent magnetic disturbances and an optical tamper sensor for more security. The ROFU 9860 keypad comes with a 12VDC plug-in power supply which is fail-safe/fail-secure switchable or can also be powered using a 12 VDC linear power supply. www.ROFU.com
Lockmasters Redesigns Pick Gun
Lockmasters’ Automatic Pick Gun is designed to pick pins in a vertical direction unlike conventional pick gun picks with a curve. The design allows all pins in the cylinder to be hit at one time, helping to open locks faster and more successfully. The pick has a two-section trigger which allows for one light pull with a vertical hit or one stronger pull pull for two consecutive vertical quick hits. Turning a special not allows the locksmith to install or replace pick needles easily by fingers. The Automatic Pick Gun is equipped with several different sized needles as well as a standard tension wrench, a two-finger tension wrench, one Z-type long-soft tension wrench and a tension set. www.lockmasters.com
Hollon’s Through The Wall Preserves Office Security
Hollon Safe’s new TTW-2015 C/E through the wall safe gives businesses the ability to keep employees out of secure offices, yet allows them to turn in paperwork, money or concealed private mail through the wall deposit slot without actually entering the office. The TTW is made with a 1/2” steel door, five 1-1/4” solid steel active bolts and an internal spring loaded re-locking device that provides a secondary line of defense. The locks and relocker are protected by a drill and ballistic resistant hard plate. An anti-fish baffle further protects contents from individuals who may attempt entry through the depository door. Hollon offers either a UL Listed Group II mechanical dial or UL Listed Type 1 S&G Spartan electronic lock on the safe. www.hollonsafe.com
Burhans Named ASSA Inc VP
Jerry Burhans, formerly worldwide sales and marketing manager for CCL, has been named vice president of sales & business development for ASSA Inc. With 25 years of executive sales positions in the security industry including current duties as membership director of the ASIS Chapter of Chicago, Burhans will be responsible for the management and promotion of the ASSA Inc. brand, including the ASSA C4 Cliq system, which allows the flexibility of one key operating both electronic and mechanical locks in the same master key system. He reports directly to Tom Kaika, president of the High Security and Aftermarket Group of ASSA ABLOY.