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GGP JAN 2013

HARDWARE&SECURITY attack. The Kitemark scheme to accompany this 3621:2011 family has been published to join Standard has also been introduced by The DHF has introduced a the existing BS 3621:2007 for single point significant extension to the the BSI. Kitemarking of thief resistant locks. This new specification has been The new TS 007 Kitemark standard has locks. The Kitemark has been prepared by BSI and sponsored by the DHF, been modelled on the cylinder security extended to cover multipoint Yale, Era (part of grouphomesafe) and SBD requirements of the PAS 24 standard for locks now that the new PAS and is particularly aimed at replacement locks. 3621:2011 family has been domestic doors that come pre fitted with security published. Complementary standards, PAS 8621 (for locking systems. DHF TS 007 doors that can be only locked from the provides a high security retrofit option to an outside) and PAS 10621 (dual mode) have existing door. also been published. It involves the use of star ratings in Acknowledging the increasing domestic take combination with Kitemarking. The standard can up of smart or key free locks, TS 621 has be achieved by either a combination of a been published by DHF. This technical cylinder (one star) with security door furniture specification covers all types of locks (two stars), or a ‘super cylinder’ (three stars). operated by remote fobs or other keyless When BS 3621 five lever locks started entry methods such as keypads. Again, it offers appearing in 1963, virtually all domestic external the same level of security performance as the doors in the UK were made of timber. The lever BS 3621 family of standards and can be mechanism was protected by the lock case and Kitemarked. The publication of these new the whole lock was embedded within the door standards means that installers, locksmiths itself, making the lock resistant to many methods and security professionals can fit locks of attack, particularly force attack. However, there equivalent to BS 3621 Kitemark security level have been many changes in door materials over for single point, multipoint and electro the last few decades, including the mechanical applications. use of aluminium, steel, PVC-U and More information on these and of course, composite materials. on BS 3621 for mortice and rim locks, is The growing use of these different materials, available in the DHF Best Practice Guide for together with changes in the methods of door Specifying Security Hardware for Doors. construction, has led to the wider use of cylinder Kitemarked lever lock. A secure lock is not the only means of mortice locks and of course, cylinder operated Dealing with this, the DHF has introduced a increasing door security levels. There are other multipoint locks. This does, however, bring with significant extension to the Kitemarking of thief items of hardware that contribute to security and it an increased risk: the locking mechanism – the resistant locks. The Kitemark has been extended again, the DHF has been developing stringent cylinder – is more exposed compared with a to cover multipoint locks now that the new PAS standards for these and its members are bringing The security handle for entrance doors Market leading design, quality and innovation: Independently third party tested to satisfy the requirements of PAS24:2007 + A2:2011, clause A.11 for hardware attack • Holds a Secured By Design licence • Uses M6 hardened steel screws for added strength • High security fixing bolt (pat pending) • Unique sculptured design to resist gripping. • Available to suit a variety of multipoint locks • quick-fit fixed spindle • Sliding cylinder shroud to protect against attack and is adjustable to suit various cylinder lengths • External backplates manufactured from solid aluminium extrusion, providing added strength and attack resistance • Uses same fixing positions as standard HOPPE products therefore suitable for retrofitting with no additional preparation required. • High visible deterrent to deter opportunistic burglars HOPPE is synonymous with innovation, quality and performance in hardware for windows and doors. Order your security handles today by calling 01902 484 400 HOPPE (UK) Ltd. Gailey Park, Gravelly Way, Standeford, Wolverhampton. WV10 7GW www.hoppe.co.uk Tel: 01902 484 400 Fax: 01902 484 406


GGP JAN 2013
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