force specification for levers

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Any LCN Closer that ends in the number 1, will meet ADA 5 lbs opening forces.
The Flair design handing must be specified when ordering a complete lock or just the lever.
The Schlage Vandlgard option available on select L-Series (LV9000) and ND-Series is ideal for areas subject to abuse or anywhere vandalism is likely to be present, such as schools, universitie...
Vandlgard is specified by "LV" for mortise locks.Vandlgard is specified by ND9x functions for ND cylindrical locks.
The MA lock does not have Vandlgard or a breakaway trim feature, however, the lever spindle on the MA lock will shear if too much force is applied in order to prevent internal lock damage and resis...
- AD Series and CO series products require that the Night Latch (NL) screw is installed in the exit device.  Be sure this screw is installed- Exit hardware and strike must be properly mounted ...
The Falcon MA mortise lock is available with an occupancy indicator on the following functions: MA301, MA311, MA321, MA371, MA431, MA441(inside of door only), MA451, MA541, MA57...
Related solution: Is the MA indicator available separately? 
H-Series doors in single leaf applications with only mortise locks meet the FBC / NOA Zone 4 requirements? 3070 max flush outswing applications Zone 4 requires 120 to 170 psf.
The 5 pound force requirement is in reference to the maximum force to swing the door, not the maximum force allowed to unlatch the exit device.  Maximum allowed force to retract the Von D...