hardware& security Latest Hardware Offer Titon has introduced the Maco Multi Matic tilt and turn hinge system as the latest addition to its PVCu, timber and aluminium window hardware offering. »»The new range is suitable for windows up to 1630mm wide, 2250mm high and sash weights up to 130kg. Maco Multi Matic boasts a sophisticated design, with a uniform silver effect surface and linear recesses on the faceplate, giving the fittings an elegant and slim-line look. Other design features include rounded edges on the striker plates and sash lifter for a smooth contour, while the connecting edges are covered to provide protection against corrosion. There is also an enhanced combined adjustable sash lifter/ mishandling device, allowing even the heaviest of sashes to be closed easily, ensuring long-lasting operation. Specially developed for automated assembly and small to medium batch assembly, the Maco Multi Matic is ‘open in’ only, with a tilt position for ventilation and a turn mode for cleaning. It also features symmetrical hinge positions for easy fitting, as well as Eurogroove fixing support, which allows for a decorative rebate edge. Furthermore, there is no hinge contact with the water bar, which improves thermal resistance. An enhanced security version is available to comply with PAS24, while the range also comprises the Maco Multi Matic Invisible, which has concealed hinges. Visit www.titon.co.uk Solution for commercial fire doors Agrippa acoustic fire door holders are proving a great success at one of the North East’s largest hospital trusts, where they are legally holding open fire doors, helping to ease access through busy corridors whilst protecting occupants in the event of a fire alarm. »»Agrippa door holders use Geofire’s unique, advanced digital technology to uniquely ‘listen and learn’ the sound of a specific fire alarm. This ensures the holder’s releasing trigger reacts only to the precise sound of the fire alarm. For many, fire doors can be a barrier to access, particularly for wheelchairs users and people with restricted mobility, additionally, their ‘learning’ of the specific fire alarm means that they work perfectly with our alarm bells and there have been no false closures due to loud noises.” As a retrofit solution, Agrippa acoustic devices are designed for ease of installation and can be fitted quickly to any door. The magnetic fire door holder is mounted behind the door at either floor level or at the top of the door. A unique learning function optimises settings to suit the installed position, and it can 86 » N OV 2015 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M be programmed for timed daily releases. It will not cause damage to flooring, and can be reapplied or moved with minimal fuss. It requires only two C cell batteries (which last for 12 months), has battery life indication and low battery warning. It is approved to EN1155 and CE Marked. The Agrippa Acoustic Products Range also includes an acoustically triggered ‘swing-free’ fire door closer. UK specialist Geofire designs and manufactures a wide range of electromagnetic door holders and other activation devices used widely as part of fire, security or ventilation systems.