Webinar: Locks, Hinges & Their Application - The Traditional Building Conference Series

Designing Security and Swing: Locks, Hinges and their Applications

This online education session provides a history of locks and hinges, different lock types, and a review of appropriate sizes and weights for various doors.
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Designing Security and Swing: Locks, Hinges and their Applications

October 2, 2018 @ 2pm Eastern -- Register Now

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1 AIA HSW Learning Unit

Speaker: Betsy O’Day, Business Development Manager, Nostalgic Hardware

Responsible design work demands good specifications and a knowledge of options for all types of architectural elements, including door hardware, such as locks and hinges. This session will provide a brief history of locks and hinges; an overview of five different lock types; a summary of lock operation and handing by different users, such as right-hand and left-hand applications; and a review of appropriate sizes and weights for various doors. The presentation will address ANSI standards for finishes and cycle-testing and UL fire ratings. Different types of keying systems including high security and electronic keys will be discussed. The session will conclude with questions and answers.

Learning Objectives:

  • Compare and contrast tubular cylindrical, mortise, multipoint and rim locks.
  • Assess and apply size and weight considerations for common door sizes and cycles.
  • Consult ANSI standards, UL ratings and building codes when specifying hinges and locks.
  • Consider the range of users when selecting locks and hinges for a variety of installations.  

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