Clearview Midlands April 2014 - Issue 149 - Page 78

HARDWARE&SECURITY KENRICK & CARL F GROUPCO GO BESPOKE Kenrick and Carl F Groupco have joined forces to create a bespoke hardware solution for the Peder Nielsen reversible window system. The special version of Kenrick’s Interceptor high security locking system is the result of six months’ intensive work to develop a system that would suit the unique profile of the Peder ‘Successfully tested to more than 100,000 operations of opening and closing the window’ Nielsen window and achieve PAS 24:2012 to meet Secured by Design requirements. The new product incorporates an 11.5mm high mushroom cam to fit the profile and provide optimal performance on the window, which is particularly popular in social housing and multi-storey buildings. Richard Duncan, Director at Carl F Groupco, said: “We have been working with Kenrick for more than a decade now and have a great deal of confidence in the quality of their products and service.” Steve Jones, Kenrick MD said: “We were very pleased to collaborate with Carl F Groupco and develop this bespoke version of Interceptor.” SBD approved, Interceptor comes with a 10 year mechanical guarantee and has been successfully tested to more than 100,000 operations of opening and closing the window. www.kenricks.co.uk Winkhaus unlocks new markets with growing Autolock range Winkhaus UK is opening up new opportunities for door fabricators with its growing range of AV2 Auto locks. AV2 Deco, AV2 Heritage, autoLock AV2+, bluematic AV2E and the new AV2-B are designed for a variety of applications, helping fabricators and installers target new business across most sectors. The AV2 lock family of all automatically engage the hook locking points of a door when it is closed providing instant security without lifting a handle or using a key to turn a cylinder. The range’s features mean that the need to understand multipoint door locks is lessened and problems associated with need to lift handles are eradicated. Justin Harris, commercial director at Winkhaus UK comments: “ Door fabricators operating in the Social Housing market have been using our original autoLock AV2 and bluematic AV2E lock for years especially for Fire Doors, communal doors and adaptations and that market is expanding. “Contemporary composite doors for the retail market are taking on a European edge, with modern long bar handles. Our AV2 Deco and AV2 Heritage locks are ideal for these sleeker designs.” Tel: 01536 316091 or email Karen.goosey@winkhaus.co.uk MILA LAUNCHES NEW RANGE OF DOOR KNOCKERS Mila is giving its customers the chance to supply doors with a full suite of Mila branded hardware, thanks to its new range of door knockers. Manufactured in either sand cast or forged brass, the range includes a choice of 10 contemporary and traditional designs which suit any door type or style. All are produced to renowned Mila quality standards including salt spray and acid testing to guarantee 78 APR 2014 the durability of finish, and are all available with free next day delivery. The knockers are available in three different sizes (4in, 6in and 8in) and in Mila’s six quality finishes: black, white, gold, polished, smokey and satin chrome, to co-ordinate with the popular ProSecure, ProLinea and ProStyle door furniture ranges. The launch means that fabricators can now produce a door with a full suite of Mila hardware, giving themselves a competitive advantage not just because of the proven quality and durability of the products but because of the power of the Mila brand in trade and retail markets. Literature showing the full range of knockers including suited numerals can be downloaded from www.mila.co.uk To read more, visit www.clearview-uk.com