Tag Archives: door handles

The Steelworx range of stainless steel door handles

The range includes six selected contemporary designs including Return to Door, Mitred and Straight lever handles that are used throughout commercial buildings, schools and hospitals as well as the innovative styles such as the Curved and Propeller levers. Manufactured by … Continue reading

Posted in door handles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The Steelworx range of stainless steel door handles

“Heavy Duty” is not a subjective term – how to be sure you’re buying quality door handles

The term “Heavy Duty” is no longer subjective, there are EN standards which define the use and durability of each product. A suite of European product performance standards (ENs) have been developed for most building components, these include a comprehensive … Continue reading

Posted in digital locks, door handles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on “Heavy Duty” is not a subjective term – how to be sure you’re buying quality door handles

What is meant by “bolt through” door handles?

Bolt through door handles are the best way to ensure the handles don’t get pulled off in high use settings like schools & offices.  Usually only available on round roses, the bolts go straight through the door AND the lock … Continue reading

Posted in door handles | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on What is meant by “bolt through” door handles?

What is a “back-to-back” pull handle?

When pull handles are needed on both sides of a door – for example a double action door which swings both ways – back-to-back pull handles are purchased in sets.  The bolts pass through the door and fix into the … Continue reading

Posted in accessories, door handles | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on What is a “back-to-back” pull handle?

The handle description says the handle sets are “bolt through fixing”, what does this mean?

Door handles can be subjected to a lot of force which, over time, can loosen and wobble them free.  Bolt thru’ fixing is the best way of fitting lever handles for a long, maintenance-free life span.  Essentially, the bolts holding … Continue reading

Posted in door handles | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on The handle description says the handle sets are “bolt through fixing”, what does this mean?

I have a fire door in a specialist nursing home caring for vulnerable adults which…

…needs to be opened on a regular basis to allow access for staff but which also needs to discourage the residents from using it, for their own safety.  Therefore it needs to be secure but easily opened daily and opened … Continue reading

Posted in digital locks, door handles, panic hardware | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on I have a fire door in a specialist nursing home caring for vulnerable adults which…

I am unsure which lockcase to purchase for my door handles I am looking order door handles for my new doors, S103 mitred lever BSS/PSS and matching bathroom lock set but could you please let me know which lockcase I need?

You can order the “S103 bathroom set, Duel” (which includes the door handles, bathroom indicator set & bathroom lock case), just select 44mm (or 57mm) for the backset dimension – the usual for domestic doors is 44mm, and as they’re … Continue reading

Posted in door handles | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on I am unsure which lockcase to purchase for my door handles I am looking order door handles for my new doors, S103 mitred lever BSS/PSS and matching bathroom lock set but could you please let me know which lockcase I need?

Q: Could you tell me if the AL155 door handle can be used on an exterior door or are they only suitable for internal use?

A: The AL155 is probably more suitable as an internal door handle.  There is a similar one available in Stainless Steel, the S129 which has the dimpled design as well, which would be more weather resistant.

Posted in door handles | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Q: Could you tell me if the AL155 door handle can be used on an exterior door or are they only suitable for internal use?