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mortise lock

[′mȯrd·əs ‚läk]
(design engineering)
A lock designed to be installed in a mortise rather than on a door's surface.

mortise lock

mortise lock
A lock designed to be installed in a mortise rather than applied to a door’s surface.
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To fit most mortise locks, you need a door which is at least 44mm thick and you should buy a lock according to the size of door.
Mortise locks have various patterns to suit the width of the door stile and the location of the door.
It is a leading brand of brass mortise locks and trim, cabinet hardware and bath accessories.
Security: Helping beat the burglar with alarms, window locks and mortise locks are generally good ways of cutting insurance premiums - often by up to 15 per cent.
There are additions such as exit devices used for fire doors which require different machining than standard mortise locks.
This report covers: bored locks, mortise locks, rim locks and sliding locks
The tender is in the following lots: Lot 1 Electric strikes, lot 2 Door Accessories: locking and lock accessories (knob handles, lever handle parts, door closers, door stops, rail sliders, door locks), lot 3 Door Accessories: cylinders, locks, safes, lot 4 Door Accessories: doorknobs, door stops, locks, door closers Lot 5, Lot 6 Einstemm- and mortise locks, item 7 Misc Door Accessories, Lot 8 Special items, Lot 9 various castles.
Mortise locks should be upgraded to 5-lever locks tested to BS: 3621.
Mr Barry added: "We have mortise locks on the windows and it appears the thieves had equipment that enabled them to unlock the windows, once inside" he said.
The SARGENT 8200 Series Mortise Lock is 30 to 50 times stronger than other ANSI/ BHMA Security Grade 1 commercial mortise locks and surpasses detention-level testing requirements.
ASSA ABLOY hardware for the openings throughout the building include Sargent exits, mortise locks and door closers, McKinney hinges, Rockwood pulls and accessories and Pemko weather stripping.