Mar
8
Compression Seal

The material composition and engineering of doors and frames are crucial for door openings looking to achieve a high level sound transmission class (STC) rating. These components generally get the most attention when specifying an opening with focus on things like insulation and what core material to use. Accessories such as sound seals are often …

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Jan
31
Forced Entry Door Testing

Attack Resistant Opening Testing

Forced Entry Bullet Resistant Opening Testing

These two new specialty door products which have recently launched from ASSA ABLOY brands are similar at first glance, yet serve distinctly separate applications, purpose and performance. You can find detailed information about each individually online, but I’d like to share some of the major …

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Dec
1
BUILD Award

ASSA ABLOY Door Group received the 2016 USA Construction Excellence Award.

Keeping up with the latest news in the construction industry can be tough, so I subscribe to various publications to try and stay in the loop. While scanning through a recent copy of BUILD Magazine, I found their list of 2016 awards presented to …

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Oct
12
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I recently attended the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) tradeshow down in Orlando, Florida to see what new products are out there and what the market is looking for. I met with a wide variety of people within the industry ranging from engineers to end users, and was surprised at the increased interest in …

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Jul
20
SDI

Thanks to smartphones and tablets, videos have become the primary message sender for information.  You can learn how to do almost anything with online videos.  I recently searched YouTube to install a new ceiling fan, check the fuses in my car, and even make a breakfast casserole for my family.  The Steel Door Institute (SDI) …

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