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How to change the handing of a HOPPE escape sashlock (AR915)

1. Latch reversibility:  To reverse the latch bolt insert a screw driver through the hole in the back edge of the lock case, push the slotted head forward firmly and rotate. 2. Escape reversibility:  To reverse the escape function remove the … Continue reading

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Q: Choosing ironmongery for four final fire exit doors and frames which will experience heavy traffic, and need to be secure (would prefer not to have a panic bar), can you recommend a handle arrangement, perhaps with a thumblock on the inside, that would be suitable for these circumstances?

A: For the arrangement you describe we would suggest using escape sashlocks – these have euro cylinder thumb turn locks (i.e. you can have any kind of high security, master keyed, anti pick, anti bump etc euro profile cylinder) but … Continue reading

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What is the difference between an ‘Escape’ Lock and an ordinary lock?

The Euro Mortice Escape lock shown on the website uses a split spindle which allows the door to be opened from the inside even if the door is locked from the outside. The standard Mortice lock uses a standard 8mm … Continue reading

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We need a door lock which is permanently open on the inside but locked outside?

With the limited information given in the question, we might suggest either an escape sashlock set, or a fire escape push bar or push pad, both will perform that function but which is most suitable will depend on the usage … Continue reading

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