Creating a Keying System for Your Facility

Creating a Keying System for Your Facility

By Katie Flower AOC, CSI, CDT Training Specialist ASSA ABLOY A lot of planning goes into creating a key system for your facility that will stand the test of time.  In a previous article, you learned about patented and restricted keyways, cylinder types and other...
Restricted, Patented, Security, and UL437 High Security Key Systems

Restricted, Patented, Security, and UL437 High Security Key Systems

There’s a common misconception of key security, and it goes like this: “As long as your key is stamped with ‘Do not Duplicate’, everything will be ok!” If only it were that easy. It’s a common practice to stamp keys with “Do Not Duplicate” and adopting an optimistic...
Keying Overview: Part 1

Keying Overview: Part 1

A proper and maintained key system is the first defense against loss and liability issues. Whether you are securing a space within a building due to HR or Confidential Client records or securing valuable assets, you should respect your key system with the same...
Where Are My Frames: A Guide to Delivery Expectations

Where Are My Frames: A Guide to Delivery Expectations

We’ve all asked or been asked, “Where are my frames?” First and foremost, each project will vary, but there are some delivery expectations that you can keep in mind when trying to piece together a timeline for your project. GETTING ALL THE RIGHT COMPONENTS From the...
Safety Devices: Exit Doors, Panic Devices, and Fire Devices

Safety Devices: Exit Doors, Panic Devices, and Fire Devices

SAFETY IS PRIORITY NUMBER ONE Everyone wants to make sure their building is safe. That’s why we have required safety features, safety devices, and rules that must be incorporated in new buildings. Safety may not be the first thing discussed in a building’s plans, but...