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Jun
4
2020
Cleaning Doors and Frames

Reducing touchpoints and increased cleaning has become more critical recently. I think it’s safe to assume most doors are typically overlooked when it comes to cleaning, unless it’s removing a smudge on the glass in a light kit or cleaning a mark or dirt on the door surface itself. That makes sense given that the …

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Jun
6
2019

When providing product for a publicly funded project, materials suppliers must comply with some very strict rules and regulations regarding domestic sourcing of materials. Understanding which rules apply for a specific project can be difficult, especially with the names the government has selected. For example, two of the most common acts are the Buy America …

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Apr
25
2019

ISC West continues to be one of the most well-regarded, well-attended events where security professionals learn about the latest safety and security innovations. When the Attack Resistant opening from ASSA ABLOY brands Ceco Door, Curries, and Fleming was first demonstrated in 2017, it garnered much attention and accolades for bridging the gap between standard doors …

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Nov
20
2018

Update to post from October 2016 (see below):
In the two years since Radio Frequency (RF) shielded opening products were a hit at the ASIS show, we’ve seen them chosen for some very cool projects. These include information vestibule applications for top-secret data storage, government, financial and military facilities.

Feedback from security integrators at the …

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Feb
1
2018

They sound virtually the same so you can understand why most people – even in the construction industry assume they are synonymous, but fire protection and fire resistance refer to two separate performance criteria set forth by the International Building Code (IBC). These two categories have their own unique requirements related to test standards, applications …

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