come in a variety of sizes, strengths and designs to fill a multitude of
security requirements. Padlock use is as varied as your needs and,
padlocks are portable. Which means you can safely secure whatever you need
to, wherever it is located. Talk about convenience!
devices are a critical part of a door opening or access system and will
provide safe and reliable service when properly applied and maintained.
209 Zina Street
Orangeville, ON L9W 1E9
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Sunday and After
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Commerial exit devices
April 20, 2015
Orangeville, ON (Harold Doan and Sons Ltd.)
Exit hardware includes both panic devices and alarmed exit locks. Panic
devices, sometimes referred to as 'crash bars,' are used in medium and
high traffic areas to allow full latching of the door without hindering
egress (exiting). The ease of egress afforded by panic devices has made
them the product of choice for areas where people congregate.
hardware is available in a crossbar type and a touchbar type. The most
noticeable is the crossbar type. For many years, these were the only type
of exit device available. They consist of a round or oval 'crossbar' which
is held away from the surface of the door by two lever arms and device
other type of exit device is the touchbar design. This device does not
project off of the door, but actually touches the door across the full
width of the device.
The advantage of the touchbar design is that
it is more aesthetically pleasing, generally slimmer in design, and the
area which you would depress to exit is usually larger than that of the
On the other hand, and with exceptions, the
crossbar type device is almost always made of heavier materials and can
usually withstand more abuse than the touchbar devices.
Harold Doan and Sons Ltd is a professional mobile locksmith, serving Orangeville, Dufferin County and the surrounding area. Call us to help you find good, solid, workable security solutions. Solutions that allow you to proactively protect your premises and the assets on those premises. Better security is part of our Security Solutions package customized to your specific security needs.
Tip of the Week
back door area is frequently poorly lighted; giving the thugs an
opportunity to work with little chance of being spotted. Which is why it
is a favorite point of entry for the barbarians that want to rip off your
One of the easiest means of combating this type of break-in is to install
bright, high-intensity security lighting around the back door area. That
lighting should be encased in vandal-proof housings to forestall tampering
and the disabling of the security lighting by rock-throwing thugs.