mortise lock


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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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It is attached to the mortise lock and then installed in the door underneath where the rose/ lever are attached.
Make sure the keyhole of a mortise lock has a pivotal keyhole cover,for example,and install a letter box excluder.
QCAN you recommended a mortise lock to upgrade our front door?
And one of the best pieces of security advice is to fit a mortise lock to the front and back doors.
The five-level part is used in a commercial mortise lock for hotel room and office building doors.
Our Madison, NJ Locksmith services include Magnetic Locks, File Cabinet Locks, Exit Alarms, Mortise Lock Replacement/Repair, and Security Consultations.
New from Indianapolis-based Stanley Security Solutions is the IDH MAX 1300 lock, which can be installed in cylindrical or mortise lock applications.
What makes a mortise lock good is that it is fitted into a slot cut out of the door and its bolt goes into another slot cut out of the door frame.
A WHILE a pair of side-hung doors would give you easy access to the appliances, you would have to make sure the doors are fitted with bolts top and bottom as well as a strong mortise lock in the centre.
There are two types of acceptable door locks - a mortise lock, which fits into the door, or a rim lock which fits onto the surface of the door.