Clearview South November 2013 - Issue 144 - Page 68

hardware&security ESCAPE FAST WITH PANIC DOUBLE DOOR GEARING Yale Door and Window Solutions has unveiled a patented double door multipoint panic door system, created and accredited to offer emergency egress for a wide range of applications. The new double door panic door system from the world’s favourite lock company has been designed specifically to work with Lockmaster to offer all the advantages of high security and compression performance, together with accredited emergency egress capability. Complementing the existing single panic door system, the new patented double door variant is fully CE Marked and tested to industry standards including full ICM accredited compliance with EN1125:2008, the European standard panic door hardware performance. Says Huw Rogers, Technical Services Manager at Yale Door and Window Solutions: “It is a showcase for our commitment to fabricators, to introduce innovations in hardware that can be easily included into an existing product port folio, with minimal impact to their operational processes, regardless of whether they are manufacturing PVCu, composite, timber of aluminium doors.” The new Lockmaster Panic double door gearing is certified to 200,000 cycles on doors up to 200 kilos and is tested to resist corrosion to in excess of 240 hours NSS. For further product details or more information, please visit panic Pull Handle for Inline Sliding Doors Hardware supplier VBH has added the Alpha Patio Pull Handle to its greenteQ range of suited door and window furniture. VBH advise that inline sliding patio doors can now be suited with resi-doors and windows on a whole house installation as the new handle shares the same design traits of the other components of their greenteQ Suite, including the decorative greenteQ groove around the edge of the backplate. The new handle is available in the six standard greenteQ finishes of white, black, PVD Gold, and Polished, Satin and Smokey Chromes. ‘suits the popular Roto and Yale (Paddock) inline patio locks’ greenteQ Alpha Patio Pull Handle suits the popular Roto and Yale (Paddock) inline patio locks and is available with or without a cylinder hole. Blank outer plates are available. More information can be downloaded from or requested from 01634 263300. HEALTHY GROWTH IN CYLINDERS The order books have been overflowing for Kenrick’s recently launched range of cylinders, with the company reporting record sales volumes at four times higher than expected. The healthy growth at the West Bromwich 68 NOV 2013 based company follows a recent report from FENSA, which revealed that the second quarter of 2013 had been the best period for the installation of domestic windows and doors since 2010. Steve Jones, managing director at Kenrick, says: “I’m extremely encouraged that there are positive signs of recovery for our industry. We’re naturally delighted that our business has performed well over the last few months, particularly in sales volumes for cylinders. More favourable market conditions have obviously stimulated volume growth in cylinders, but the wealth of choice and value for money that this range offers to customers has also been a contributing factor.” Kenrick’s extensive collection includes more than 80 individual cylinder options and spans three levels, Standard, Security and High Security, to cater for every application imaginable. The collection of Standard six pin cylinders conforms to BS EN 1303 and is available in all popular sizes. Options include half cylinders, key-key and key-thumb cylinders. ‘Signs of recovery’ Kenrick, Tel: 0121 553 2741, email:, Website: To read more, visit