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11-Panic Hardware And Electric Locks

11-Panic Hardware And Electric Locks

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Brought to you By Noodles, courtesy of Auto Westune of http://nelocksmithsupplies.co.uk
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Professional Locksmith
StudyUnit 11
Panic Hardware and
Electric Locks

Congratulations once more on successfully moving along in your course! You\u2019ve
completed10 information-packed units on locksmithing andare well on your way to
completing your training in this exciting field.

You\u2019ve completedall of the study units concerning the mechanical actions of locks
and security. Now it\u2019s time to begin looking at electric locks.

In the past, many locksmiths stayedaway fromthis lucrative part of the security busi- ness. This was partially due to the locksmith\u2019s traditional lack of training in electricity and electric circuits. Inaddition, most architects andcontractors generally usedto call in electricians as soonas a systemrequired wires. Times have changed, however, and many of today\u2019s locksmiths are trainedto install andtroubleshoot electric locks and equipment. Most locksmiths canalso install andtroubleshoot the most modern elec- tronic burglar andfire alarm systems. When you complete this study unit, you\u2019ll also be able to boast of such skills.

When you complete this study unit, you\u2019ll be able to
\u00b7Explain why electric locks are chosen over other types of locks
\u00b7Discuss common building and fire codes and howthey relate to electric locks
and panic hardware
\u00b7Identify common types of panic hardware and discuss typical panic hardware
installation practices
\u00b7Describe how electric circuits operate and howto test common electric lock
circuits
\u00b7Identify common types of electric locks, including strikes, solenoid locks, and
keyless locks
\u00b7Discuss how electromagnetic locking systems operate and howto install and
troubleshoot these systems
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INTRODUCTION. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
The Need for Panic Hardware and Electric Locks
Pa n ic Ha rd w a re Use s
Building and Fire Codes
PANIC HARDWARE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Different Typesof Panic Hardware
In st a lla t io n o f Pa n ic Ha rd w a re
BA SI C ELEC TRI C I TY FO R LO C KSM I TH S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 4
Introduc tion
What Is Electricity?
Elec tric Circ uit Symbols
Elec tric Circ uits
Ohm\u2019sLaw
Alternating and Direct Current
The Elec tric Loc k Circ uit
Electromagnetism
Additional Electric Locking Circuit Devices
Troubleshooting Electric Lock Circuits
Testing AC Circuits
Testing DC Circ uits
Testing for Short Circuits
Measuring Circuit Current
Electric Safety
When to Call an Electrician
ELEC TRIC STRIKES, LO C KS, AND KEYLESS LO C KS. . . . . . . . 47
Introduc tion
Elec tric Strikes
Installing Electric Strikes(Door Openers)
Testing and Troubleshooting the System
Electric Strike Installation on Metal Doors
Elec tric Mortise Loc ks
Electrified Key-in-Knob Locksets
Electric KeylessLocks
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