Interchangeable vs removeable core

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The Schlage Full Size IC core is 6 pin only. 
This only applies to the full size interchangeable cores.  The SFIC mortise cylinders have part numbers for housings with construction cores (Disposable and Keyed).  Simply add (-ICX) to the end o...
 DESCRIPTION PART NUMBER   Conventional Core  23-030  Conventional Core less logo  23-031  Primus Core  20-740  Primus XP Core  20-740-XP  Primus Core less logo  20-741 ...
For all Schlage and Falcon small format interchangeable cores shipped from the factory 0-bitted, the control key will be cut to all 4's.
UL437 is testing requirement that cylinders pass both a timed cylinder pick test and a forceful core/cylinder pull test.  We have various cylinders to meet this need, please reference our price boo...
Choose the appropriate full size control key from the selection below.
Classic Conventional Key Blanks and Cut Keys Part Number Description Key Blanks 35-056 Control Standard bow, embossed both sides 35-076 Standard bow, unembossed both s...
A control key is required to install or remove an interchangeable core from a housing or lever. The control key is identified by having "CONTROL" stamped on the bow. How to install and remove an i...
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 lever may be missing the slot feature for the core locking lug.  Verify slot is in place.
Schlage offers a comparable cam to the Yale 2160 and it will operate any Yale lock that utilizes the Yale 2160 cam.     Schlage Cams for Yale 2160  Part Number  Description  B520-7...
A zero bitted Falcon SFIC core is combinated for the control key to be cut at all 4's.
The ND85/AL85/A85 hotel lock is only available in a conventional Key-in-Lever cylinder.  Interchangeable core and Primus are not available with this function. 
A Primus Hotel cylinder (as well as an IC hotel cylinder) is not possible because there isn't enough room inside the cylinder for all of the required components. 
The AL lock can not be ordered to accept any competitor full size core.  The ND lock should be used in these applications.
It is not possible to key SFIC and standard cylinders including Schlage FSIC into the same system.  A keyway name may be shared between the two key fami...
Conventional Cylinders - A conventional cylinder is one that requires some breakdown of the lock in order to be removed. These are the most commonly used cylinders sometimes called key-in-lever...
The RU lock can accept a Schlage Full Size core, but the cylinder suffix must be specified as "J IC-SC" so the correct parts are supplied. The tailpiece will come with the lock. Example: RU581J IC-SC
The B250 product line is not available in the SFIC platform.
There are two parts that can be referred to as control pins for a 23-030 (FSIC core).C603-967 is the lower control pin that sits in the seventh hole of the FSIC plug. (part B in exploded view) ...
The T lock can accept a Schlage Full Size core, but the cylinder suffix must be specified as "J IC-SC" so the correct parts are supplied (including the tailpiece) Example: T581J IC-SC
Refer to Table 1 for a list of T lock tailpieces for conventional cylinders.  Table 2 shows IC tailpieces. Table 1: T lock conventional tailpieces Table 2: T lock IC tailpieces