Leaders of UAP have launched a new key wind lock, designed specifically for doors with fixed handles such as pull handles. UAP is a specialist brand for door and window locks.
Suitable for composite and timber doors, the Fullex key wind lock uses a key or thumb turn to engage and retract the bolts and latch. Once the door is closed, the latch can’t be operated without the key, UAP’s representatives have said.
“The Fullex Key Wind Lock is ideal for use with pull handles on the doors of residential properties, enabling homeowners to benefit from security, reliability and functionality,” said Julian Roberts, technical services director at UAP. “If, for example, an intruder tried to open the door just after someone had entered the house with their shopping, they wouldn’t be able to get in as the latch would hold the door shut.
“A further benefit is the lock’s simplicity. Other key wind locks on the market require the key to be turned between 360 and 720°. The Fullex Key Wind Lock enables the user to enter the door swiftly and easily.
“To operate the lock it takes half a turn to withdraw the bolts, which are then returned to their original position, then turned again to retract the latch.
“In addition, we have developed a matching escutcheon, providing the option of a full, cost-effective system, including a pull handle, key wind lock, high-security escutcheon and 1 Star cylinder.”
The design of the Fullex Key Wind Lock is based on the Fullex Crimebeater lock, which is engineered to provide long-term reliability and security, according to UAP’s representatives.