What is an indicator bolt?
Tollgate indicator Bolts are suitable for various door thicknesses from 12 -21mm as standard, other sizes can be supplied to customer requirements. All indicator Bolts are supplied with bolt assembly, external indicator and housing, keeper and all fixing screws etc.
How does a necked bolt work?
Necked door bolts are a variation of the basic barrel design with a curved or angled bolt head to reinforce a larger area. They will function both horizontally and vertically. Flush bolts are designed for use on double doors, especially those where one side is typically unused for long periods.
How do you fit a bathroom lock handle?
How to fit a bathroom thumb turn lock
- Step #1. Measure where your new lock will sit on the door.
- Step #2. Drill a hole for the door lock.
- Step #3. Create extra space for the latch plate.
- Step #4. Drill holes for the handle and the thumb turn.
- Step #5. Fit the thumb turn lock mechanism in place.
- Step #6.
What is a bathroom lock called?
A privacy lock will have a tubular notice latch, while a bathroom lock will have what is called is full bathroom mortice, which is a larger and more complex locking system.
Are espagnolette bolts secure?
Espagnolette bolts differ from ordinary bolts in that they secure the door at the top and bottom (and possibly at other points) when operated. They are used on French doors and have a strong visual presence being surface mounted.
What is a thumb turn lock?
What is a thumbturn cylinder? Thumbturn cylinders, also written thumb turn cylinders, are a type of lock that allows you to easily open and close doors from the inside. The thumbturn fits directly below the door handles or knobs and, when the turn is rotated, it throws a deadbolt, locking the door.
How do Thumbturn locks work?
But how does a thumb turn lock work exactly, I hear you wondering. It’s quite simple: You turn the knob clockwise to release a deadbolt which locks the door securely. Then, you turn it anti-clockwise to unlock the door.
What is a Thumbturn on a door?
Thumbturn cylinders, also written thumb turn cylinders, are a type of lock that allows you to easily open and close doors from the inside. The thumbturn fits directly below the door handles or knobs and, when the turn is rotated, it throws a deadbolt, locking the door.
What is the difference between a bathroom lock and a privacy lock?
A full bathroom mortice lock is a larger mechanism with a latch bolt at the top and a dead bolt further down (a rectangular shaped metal component). You will see a much longer metal plate (face plate) on the edge of the door. If you have a tubular mortice latch in the door, then you have a ‘privacy’ handle.