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Mechanical Hardware 1
Aluminum
Wood
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Hollow Metal
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Considerations
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Gauge (14,16,18,20)
Fire Rating
Size of Glass in a Fire Rated
 Opening 1-1/2 Hour=100 sq in.
 ¾ hour =1296 sq in
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Insulated
Steel Stiffened
Hardware Preps
Core (Particle Board, Solid)
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Doors
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Hollow Metal
Wood
Aluminum
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Handing
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Door opening are handed as
 Right Hand (RH)
 Left Hand (LH)
 Right Hand Reverse (RHR)
 Left Hand Reverse (LHR)
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Hand Openings from the
Secure or “Locked Out” Side
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Hinges
Butt Hinges
 Continuous Hinges
 Pivots
 Specialty
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Size 4-1/2” x 4” (Height x Width)
Standard Weight
Heavy Weight
Full Mortise
Half Mortise
Half Surface
Full Surface
Hinge type is stated as to
where it is mounted on
the door
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Hinge Options
Non Removable Pin (NRP)
 Hospital Tip
 Through Wire (4, 6, 8, 10, 12)
 Monitor
 Specialty Hinges
 Swing Clear
 Raised Barrel
 Spring Hinge
 Double Acting
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Locksets
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Mortise
Cylindrical
Unit
Many Functions
ANSI Grade 1, 2
Many Finishes
Dead Latch Feature
Backset 2-3/8, 2-3/4, 5
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Lockset Functions
Passage
 Privacy
 Office or Entrance
 Storeroom
 Classroom (lockdown)
 Classroom
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Exit Devices
Sometimes called “Panic Set, Crash Bar, Push Bar”
 Fire Rated vs. Non Rated
 Rim
 Mortise
 Surface Vertical Rod (SVR)
 Concealed Vertical Rod (CVR)
 Dogging
 Narrow Stile
 Wide Stile
 Mid Panel
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Aluminum Door Hardware
Designed to fit on narrow stile applications
 Backsets range from 31/32” -1-1/2”
 Swing up bolts
 Swing up hook locks
 Latch Locks
 Push Paddles
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Cylinders
Lockset
 Mortise
 Rim
 Removable (IC) Core
 High Security-Special Machine
 Rekeyable
 Pin Trays
 Broken Key Extractors
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Door Closers
Spring (Power) Strength 1-6
 Some are field adjustable
 Surface
 Concealed in the Door
 Concealed in the Frame
 Floor Closer
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Closer Adjustments
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Sweep, Latch, Backcheck
Delay
Spring
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Door Closer Adjustments
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Door Protection/Repair
Wrap Plates
 Latch Guards
 Strike Plates
 Improved Security
 Repair and Hide damage
 Available for most applications
 Finishes to match most products
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Threshold, Weather Strip and Astragals
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Thresholds different width and length
Barrier Free
Thermal Break
Fire Rated
Weatherstrip sold in kits for single
and pairs of doors
Door Sweeps, Auto Door Bottoms
Smoke Seal
Astragals closes space between door and frame
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Miscellaneous Hardware
Kick Plates
 Push Plates
 Door Viewers
 Door Stops
 Hold Opens
 Flush Bolts
 Surface Bolts
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Safety and Installation Tips
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Always read and understand the installation instructions
Always use the fasteners supplied with the product, failure to
do voids the warranty
Insure that product is designed for the application and meets
the Building Code
Check exterior opening for four season usage
Fire rated doors must be self closing and latching
Fire rated openings should be check every 2-4 weeks for
correct operation
Fire rated opening must be inspected annually (2012)
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We offer the following training courses:
Mechanical Hardware 1
 Basic Electrical Hardware 1
 Mechanical Hardware 2
 Electrical Hardware/Access Control 2
 Building Codes and Standards
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Ottawa (ON)
21-5370 Canotek Rd
K1J 9E8
T: [613]748-7377 | 1 [888]607-0585
F: [613]748-0015
Montréal (QC)
4500 rue Molson
H1Y 0A3
T: [514]392-2555 | 1[888]819-2602
F: [514]392-1623 | 1[888]357-3820
Québec (QC)
125 rue Fortin
G1M 3M2
T: [418]682-5550 | 1[866]563-6785
F: [418]682-5522 | 1[866]563-6786
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Toronto (ON)
115 Sharer Road, #2
L4L 8Z3
T: [905]265-9449 | 1[855]488-5625
F: [905]265-1097 | 1[855]488-9700

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