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Hardware partnership prioritises hygiene 99.99%
29th October 2020
In a time where hygiene and cleanliness are of the utmost importance, Yale has partnered with market leading antimicrobial additives provider, BioCote, to launch the Quartus combi door handle range with a coating that will reduce up to 99.99% of … Continue reading
Hardware marketing ‘sub-committee’ addresses COVID-19 key issues
4th September 2020
DHF has recognised that there are a number of key issues currently facing the building hardware sector.  Examples of these are, of course, the transmission of the COVID-19 virus and what measures should be taken to limit its spread, in … Continue reading
How Door Hardware Selection Can Help Protect Against Infection
10th July 2020
With the spread of infection now at the height of concern, Karen Trigg of Allegion UK highlights how door hardware can lend a hand in helping to slow the spread of bacteria. Bacteria and surfaces Experts say that around 80 … Continue reading
Ship shape security
26th June 2020
If you’re looking for a lock that will withstand the harshest environments, then you should consider a product with a marine grade finish. Colin Campbell, Managing Director of Codelocks, talks about the latest additions to the company’s mechanical locks range … Continue reading
Simple hardware switch delivers boosted benefits
26th June 2020
A comprehensive audit of fastener usage by Rapierstar has delivered production, quality, stockholding and installation benefits for leading Hull-based window, door and conservatory manufacturer and installer Vulcan Windows. These benefits have been realised following a Fastener Health Check conducted by … Continue reading
New hardware kits take the confusion out of fire door specification
29th May 2020
Fire doors are a life-saving feature, engineered to hold back flames and smoke allowing evacuation and access routes to remain clear for fire and rescue services, and helping to protect people and property. It is imperative that all fire door … Continue reading
A Sweet Weather Test – One Year, 28 Days On…
1st May 2020
In 2018, Brisant-Secure surprised the industry by announcing that one of their Sweet door handles had managed survive in a salt spray chamber for 8,056 hours. The surprise was because the standard is only 240 hours. Twelve months on, Brisant … Continue reading
Don’t panic: new emergency exit handle
17th April 2020
A new lever operated outside access device has been launched that allows emergency exit doors in commercial buildings to also become entrance doors without compromising the security of the property. In many cases, doors that are part of the emergency … Continue reading
Yale’s Postmaster Professional TS008 letterplate ticks all the boxes for meeting standards and fire door compliance
6th March 2020
Yale understands that keeping up to date on the latest security standards can often be confusing. From fire door compliance to meeting PAS 24:2016, there are a number of factors to be considered. In the UK, current guidance states that … Continue reading
New Fire Resistant Door Hardware Protection brochure from Lorient
6th March 2020
Lorient, a respected designer and manufacturer of sealing systems for door assemblies has launched a comprehensively revised brochure featuring its Fire Resistant Door Hardware Protection products. Ironmongery is a vital part of a fire door. However, every time a fire … Continue reading
Conservatory Outlet Benefits from Range of Era Support Services
21st February 2020
ERA, the security expert, is well known for its high quality hardware products. But supplying customers with products at the right price is just one part of what the company does. A major element of ERA’s day-to-day operation is the … Continue reading
Mighton Products’ Avia Smart Lock Wins Global 2020 IoT Breakthrough Award
8th January 2020
Annual IoT Breakthrough Awards Program Recognises Standout Internet-of-Things Companies and Products Mighton Products, the leading manufacturer and supplier to the joinery industry in the UK for window and door hardware, today announced that its Avia Smart Lock has been selected … Continue reading
UNION launches new Fire Door Kit range
27th November 2019
UNION is cutting the hassle out of sourcing fire door hardware with its new Fire Door Kits, featuring a complete range of pre-selected products that work seamlessly together, look good and meet every relevant standard. The role of a fire … Continue reading
Best Product at MLA Expo 2019 – The FinLock
29th October 2019
What is it? The FinLock is a unique, fail-safe, high security, automatic mortised deadbolt. With a FinLock it is no longer necessary to manually deadbolt which raises the security threshold to a new level. It can also be used to … Continue reading