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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.
mortise locks, door closers), conventional electrified products (electrified strikes or latch retraction), software-managed electronic products (CM locks), and biometric products (hand readers).
When buying mortise locks you get what you pay for.
How to cut premiums-WINDOW locks with keys stored separately and 5-lever mortise locks on external doors cut premiums.
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.
Tenders are invited for Mortise locks for door wooden blocks - 2000 pcs.
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.