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Astra Closes The Deal For Locksmiths


Astra’s new 3000 series of fully-controlled concealed door closers is already being hailed as one of the most innovative products of the year. And now Astra is offering locksmiths the chance to profit from the increasing sales of this easy-to-fit and innovative product in key markets such as schools, hotels and hospitals.


Locksmiths who sign up for Astra’s Approved Installer Scheme at, complete the Astra training programme and fulfil the company’s quality criteria, will become Astra-certified installers and benefit from a range of advantages including live local sales leads and the ability to offer a full guarantees backed by Astra. Training can take place at Astra’s HQ or at a location close to the locksmith’s premises.


Astra believes that the 3000 Series is the easiest concealed closer to fit on the market and they are already selling well in commercial, residential and local authority projects thanks to significant marketing support from Astra.  It is particularly suited to retrofit applications making it an ideal product for locksmiths to fit when a CE rated closer is needed – especially on fire doors.


These ground-breaking products have been developed by Astra to offer all the adjustability and control of an overhead closer, even for fire doors.  The new closers are priced to competitively match overhead version, are manufactured in the UK, in four different power sizes with adjustable closing speed and latching action for different size and weights of doors. A unique, patented hydraulic piston assembly, designed by Astra, offers an adjustable, controlled rate of door closure together with an adjustable ‘snap action’ for overcoming the latch.


Astra is well known for its door closer range including the popular Gibraltar range. The Lancashire-based company can demonstrate many years experience in the sector and carries out all its own R&D in-house. It exports its British door closers all across the globe via a network of distributors and partner companies.

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