This quality Mortice Privacy Lock provides keyless locking of bathroom or toilet doors and is an ideal choice for both residential properties and medium use commercial applications. Suitable for self-sprung lever handle furniture on backplate with integral privacy thumbturn, or on rose with seperate turn and release set. Fully reversible to suit left or right hand hung doors and approved for use on fire rated timber door sets in accordance with current regulations.
This lock has a medium sprung latch follower and should only be used with lever handle furniture with integral springing in the rose or backplate. To avoid fixing screws fouling the lock body use handles with horizontally opposed bolt through fixings or with backplates where fixing positions are adequately spaced. NOT recommended for use with door knobs.
Privacy locks should normally be used with an internal thumbturn plus an external release to allow operation of the bolt in an emergency. This lock is suitable for "turn and release" sets incorporating a 5mm spindle only.
Can be fitted to double doors with rebated meeting stiles when used with the rebate conversion set in the Related Items section below.
Detailed advice on the selection of mortice locks and latches can be found in our [Mortice Locks & Latches Specification Guide].
For best results and long life, this latch should be lubricated with a light machine oil at least once a year.
This product has been successfully type tested for conformity to all of the requirements of BS EN 12209 : 2003 including the additional requirements for fire/smoke door use - certificates are available on request.
Fire rating is only applicable to this product when fitted to timber based door assemblies of proven fire resistance as defined in BS EN1634-1 or BS476 Part 22:1987 and when fitted with appropriate intumescent material.
One privacy lock complete with faceplate, frame keeper plate and all fixing screws.
This lock is normally available from stock. If we are temporarily out of stock you should allow 3 - 5 working days for despatch.