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Standard Schlage cylinders will not fit in Yale locks, but Schlage does offer special retrofit cylinder that, when ordered, can fit into specific Yale locks.  See below for retrofit options.  ...
The use of Panic Hardware and/or Fire Exit Hardware is required by the International Building Code (IBC) and NFPA 101 – The Life Safety Code, depending on which code and which edition of the code i...
You have a few different options to get all of your locks keyed alike. The first is to order form Build.com, they have any option to key your order alike at checkout for no extra charge. If you're ...
A lock specified by a cylinder suffix BDC will be supplied with a disposable small format construction core, see Figure 1 below.  There is no metal key but instead the BDC cylinder has a ...
A small format disposable core is used as a SFIC construction core that is for low security applications and can be thrown in the waste bin after use.
The JD YA6 tailpiece is intentionally designed such that the tailpiece cannot be installed at the same time as the cylinder.  Interchangeable cylinders assume that the lever and taipiece is i...
The ND40 does not have this option.  You will need to look at a mortise lock, L9496, or a deadbolt such as the B571.
Check the timing first, Where can I find timing instructions for the Falcon T lock? The keyspindle assembly for the T/RU571 and the T/RU561 w...
Replace the lock chassis as necessary for any T locks exhibiting this issue.  RU locks need to be replaced entirely. 
The 7500 mortise lock should be configured for NL function as shipped not as Classroom. See figure 4-3 in E996L instructions.
The MD latches are no longer available.  Pictures of the latches are not available. Illustrations of the latches are below.  
The MD Handleset latches are no longer available. Pictures of the MD Handleset latches are not available. Illustrations of the latches are below.
To remove the M lock trim follow the steps below in reverse.       The M lock spanner wrench is 021415.  Although this wrench is no longer available from&n...