Clearview National December 2015 - Issue 169 - Page 58

HARDWARE& SECURITY Newly launched 3-star high security door cylinder With home security now high on the industry agenda following the publication of Approved Document Q of the Building Regulations, Titon has developed and launched Asterion high security door cylinder. »»Asterion has been TS007 Kitemarked 3-Star in accordance with DHF (Door & Hardware Federation) and GGF (Glass & Glazing Federation) requirements, as well as tested to BS EN 1303:2005. The new cylinder can also attain PAS 24 when used with standard handles. Asterion has a number of high security features, including a sacrificial break slot, which is designed to snap off when forced – making the cylinder more difficult to grip if it is tampered with. Available in sizes ranging from a nominal 72mm to 110mm, the cylinder has a high security six-pin mechanism (with antibump modified upper and lower stainless steel inner pins) and is supplied with five keys as standard. The new Asterion cylinder range is available in satin nickel plate or satin brass finishes and can be purchased as a double cylinder, cylinder and turn knob, keyed alike or potentially master keyed option. Commenting on the new hardware, Tyson Anderson, Sales and Marketing Director at Titon, said: “We have worked hard to ensure the Asterion door cylinder raises the bar in terms of home security, meeting the highest industry standards and assisting in compliance with Part Q and PAS24. Capable of withstanding five types of attack, the product achieves the TS007 Kitemark 3-star rating while reassuring homeowners that