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American National Standard for Electrified Locking Devices.
American National Standard for Mortise Locks and Latches.
ANSI F84 Classroom Lock  Outside lever locked and unlocked by key. Inside lever always unlocked for immediate egress.   ANSI F86 Storeroom Lock  Outside lever fixed. Entra...
Deadbolt Locks (Deadlocks): a lock with a bolt which requires a deliberate action to extend and which resists end pressure in the unlocking direction when fully extended Medium, high to extra he...
Interconnected Locks: a lockset whose trim provides a means of simultaneous retraction of two or more bolts which may also be operated independently Medium duty Commercial, government or multi-...
BHMA provides a certified products directory complete with function codes and meanings from most of the major lock manufacturers.  The most up-to-date directory can be accessed through th...
Cylindrical Locks: a bored lockset whose latch or bolt locking mechanism is contained in the portion installed through the cross-bore Medium, high to extra heavy duty Commercial, multi-family a...
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) have developed durability, strength and performance standards for every type of door hardware...