ICYMI – Product Launches 2018 to date

How did it get to be the middle of July already? Summer is half over and the next school year is just around the corner.

On today’s blog we are highlighting several of our 2018 product launches, just in case you missed the original release.

January 2018 – 3300 Series Grade 3 Tubular Leverset
A great addition for the multi-family and assisted living markets. The 3300 Series is field reversible (exception of 3317 Johnston), has a thru-bolt design for easy installation, and comes standard with a 4-way latch – perfect for most retrofit applications. It meets BHMA ANSI 156.2, Grade 3 test standards and is ADA compliant ANSI A117.1 Accessibility Code. Available functions include passage, privacy, entry and single dummy. Lever options are Archer, August, Johnston, and Withnell.

January 2018 – 34K Series Standalone Lock
The 34K1 is a keypad only version and the 34K2 is a keypad lock with Prox reader. It is a non-handed, battery operated standalone lock and comes standard with mechanical key override. With a total of 500 access codes available to be categorized as User, Service User or Manager it comes with a tamper-proof design and is easily used in retrofit applications. Lever options include Archer, August, and Withnell.


February 2018 – Half Mortise Automatic Door Bottoms & Product Profile Changes
We made several improvements to our Threshold and Weatherstrip line. We now offer an ADA compliant half mortise mounting option on our 740S and 747S automatic door bottoms. We also made modifications to the 742S Automatic Door Bottom, 752S Door Bottom Sweep, and the 759S Door Bottom Sweep.

February 2018 – 4 Amp and 6 Amp Power Supplies
These modular power supplies allow modules to be added as needed. Battery backups, relays, sequencers, access control integration, remote monitoring, and power boosters can be added and the modular power supply will provide power to the electrical door components even when the building’s power is absent.

February 2018 – 5910 Hold Open Door Closer Arm
We’ve eliminated the need for a special tool, featured an advanced swaging technique and incorporated a threaded rod with locking feature to minimize adjustments. 

February 2018 – Hospitality Transition Thresholds
Designed to provide transition between different flooring types while maintaining a smooth profile with several ADA compliant designs. Products in this series are listed for use on Fire Doors up to 3 Hours. Six profiles are available for a multitude of flooring combinations.

February 2018 – Door Prop Alarms
The 29EA door prop alarm has the ability to audibly monitor openings that are not networked or communicating with an access control system.

February 2018 – 739 Dual Fin Silicone Weatherstrip
Designed to prevent the spread of flames, smoke, and hot gases, this silicone weatherstrip is excellent at resisting ozone, sunlight, and oxidation.

March 2018 – BLUEnet HS4 Communication Platform
Provides real-time control (within 4 seconds), monitoring, and reporting. It allows Bluetooth enabled locks to connect to the network through gateways and nodes. It can be integrated with wireless real-time (RFnet) networks.

May 2018 – eConestoga Series Sliding Barn Door Hardware
An economic and stylish sliding barn door hardware with a rustic look and feel. Smart, upmarket styles for residential, hospitality, multi-family, and assisted living markets. Effortless movement of wood doors up to 250 lbs and durable for high-traffic openings. Also released – a soft-close as an option for 176 lb. or less doors. The soft close mechanism will gently and quietly guide your sliding door to its final open or closed position.

June 2018 – 4700 Surface Vertical Rod Exit Device  Grade 1 Certification
Our 4700 Series Surface Vertical Rod Exit Device achieved ANSI/BHMA A156.3-2014, Grade 1 Certification. An economical choice for medium frequency door openings.

July 2018 – 9458 Series Sliding Barn Door Privacy Lock
A simple yet stylish privacy lock for your sliding barn door. Featuring an ADA compliant thumb turn and a discrete release button on either side of the door. It works with both 1-38″ and 1-3/4″ door thicknesses and is available in 2-1/4″ and 3-1/2″ backsets. Offered in US10B, US32D, and Black finish to coordinate with every type of decor. It’s compatible with our 9400 Series, Conestoga, and eConestoga Sliding Door Hardware.

Look for more product releases in the second half of the year. As always, if you have any questions on these or any of our products, please contact your local sales representative or call our customer service line: 800-255-3590. Thank you for your support!