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The date of manufacture printed on the chassis cover (see below), will determine if you have a revised or old chassis. Chassis manufactured mid-June 2013 will have the new improvements. The first t...
For W lock levers, you can choose whether or not to install the mounting posts.  This will also affect how the door is prepped so be sure to determine how you will install the locks befor...
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? 
MA531 (ANSI F20) Apartment Corridor Door Lock  Latch bolt operated by knob/lever from either side, except when outside knob/lever is made inoperative by buttons in face. Dead bolt operated b...
BAA/ARRA stand for Buy American Act and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. A brief description of some of the federal requirements can be found in the BAA Catalog on the Allegion...
Country of Origin (COO) information can be found in the Buy American Act (BAA) brochure.
To obtain product certification forms:Download the BAA Catalog on the Allegion website Complete the information requested in the the BAA Catalog with a detailed copy of the prod...
MA581 is a Storeroom function mortise lock.
MA581 operation: Latchbolt operated by key from outside or by operating inside knob/lever. Outside knob/lever is always inoperative. Auxiliary latch deadlocks latchbolt when door is locked.
To disassemble an X lock, remove the inside knob and unscrew the inside collar and rose.  The X lock spanner wrench (012172-000-30) can be used to depress the knob catch as well as tighten/loo...
Falcon is reintroducing the lever return spring for the discontinued Falcon M mortise series.  Effective November 1, 2014 the lever return spring is now available for purchase with a list pric...
For T locks shipping mid-June 2013, the new latch can be identified by viewing the deadlatch profile. The profile of the deadlatch has changed from a "full moon" to a "half-moon". See figure below....