13 July 2015

Master key security system provides data protection in hospitals

Data protection has become an increasing concern within hospitals: last year, NHS departments reported almost 500 data breeches to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). keyULTRA offers resistance to picking, drilling and plug extraction, making it a secure solution When a key is copied or lost, it poses an immediate security threat. Unauthorised copies of keys[…]

  • 13 July 2015

10 July 2015

New automatic sliding door combines aesthetics with security

DORMA’s Secure model is the latest addition to its FLEX family. Alongside the ST FLEX and ST FLEX Green models, the new automatic sliding door has been designed to provide an aesthetically pleasing door system for contemporary properties. ST FLEX Secure automatic sliding door has been developed to provide anti-intruder and anti-vandalism protection, whilst maintaining[…]

  • 10 July 2015

10 July 2015

Automatic and manual door operators specified for Listed council building

Automatic door operators To ensure ease of use, whilst allowing for electronic locking, GEZE’s Slimdrive EMD-F electromechanical swing door operators were specified. The 7cm operators were installed in the Council Chamber, which features large wooden doors at 2.4 metres high. The EMD-F operators were supplied especially for these doors, as well as several wooden and[…]

  • 10 July 2015

03 July 2015

Aico 160e offers improved fire and CO detection

The new 160e design is 18% slimmer when compared to the previous 160RC alarms, allowing them to be less obtrusive whilst maintaining the same ease-fit footprint, making it simple to upgrade from previous Aico alarms.  Easy installation The Aico160e series has been designed to offer simple upgrade and installation, in addition to higher performance fire[…]

  • 03 July 2015

02 July 2015

Strebord fire door certified after one million cycle test

As part of the certification process, the Strebord product was subjected to a one million cycle test, demonstrating its durability by achieving a class 8 performance under the standard. The cycle test The Strebord was subjected to a one million cycle test to demonstrate its durability Key ironmongery elements used for the cycle test included[…]

  • 02 July 2015

26 June 2015

Electro-mechanical door closers specified for University

ASSA ABLOY DC700 with G460 door closers were specified after the university was having issues with closed doors being damaged by trolleys and fire doors being wedged open, making the building vulnerable to the spread of fire. The JCMB was having issues with closed doors being damaged by trolleys and fire doors being wedged open.[…]

  • 26 June 2015

24 June 2015

Pillow alarm offers protection for the hearing impaired

The Agrippa Pillow Alarm is a battery powered, wireless unit with a pad attachment that fits under the pillow.  The pillow alarm uses ‘listen and learn’ digital technology to react to a specific alarm The device uses ‘listen and learn’ digital technology to react to the unique sound of a specific alarm. In the event[…]

  • 24 June 2015

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17 June 2015

Sustainable security solution for assisted-living facility

Key requirements for the facility’s locking solution included a people-centred, secure electronic access control system which is suited to keeping a vulnerable client group safe. A further requirement was a system that used sustainable technology to cut unnecessary energy use at the new facility. The Tidomat access control system, integrated with Aperio wireless lock technology,[…]

  • 17 June 2015

16 June 2015

Luxury apartment complex installs Agrippa fire door holders

The luxury serviced apartment complex is located near Nelson’s Column in London’s Trafalgar Square. The unique ‘Listen and Learn’ function means that Agrippa Fire Door Holders will only respond to a specific alarm. As part of a recent refurbishment, 55 wire-free Agrippa fire door holders were installed throughout. This allows fire doors to be held[…]

  • 16 June 2015