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As of February 2016, ND locks began shipping with a new latchbolt. The new latchbolt offers substantially improved performance in adverse door conditions (ex, with heavy door loading) andis more ro...
Prior to February 2016, using ND-Series locks on hollow metal doors required the use of latch spacers which prevent the latch from "fishtailing" (back end of latch moving from side to side). Latch ...
First,  make sure the device is being tested while it is mounted to the door with trim installed.   (Testing the device on the bench may show behaviors that will not occur once the d...
Yes, as an option, Steelcraft doors are available with factory prepared for the 98/9949 Concealed Vertical Cable Exit Device. L, B, CE, T and CE-Series doors are available factory prepared Door...
Both the ND50 and ND53 will not unlock when the door is shut.  The only way to pop the button is by turning the key on the outside or the lever on the inside.  Occasionally custome...
If your Von Duprin EL (solenoid) device pulls and releases quickly instead of holding the latch retracted, please check all of the items below.In most cases, one or more of these solutions will r...
How to:  What are the steps to adjust a door closer?Facts: All LCN and FALCON door closers will have 3 regulating valves and a spring adjustment.  All closers with a "Delay" feature ...
The top rod is adjusted too short, so when pushpad is pressed it is not operating the top latch enough to get into the hold down position. The top rod would need to be lengthened by turning the lat...