A high quality, British made Mortice Latch for superior performance. An excellent choice for both high quality residential and heavy use commercial applications and offered with the option of either "Standard Sprung" or "Heavy Sprung" handle follower. Can be fitted to fire rated timber door sets in accordance with current regulations.
Select "Standard Sprung" for lever handles with integral springing in the rose or backplate or "Heavy Sprung" for handles described as being un-sprung. To avoid fixing screws fouling the latch body use handles with horizontally or diagonally opposed bolt-through fixings or with backplates where fixings positions are adequately spaced. NOT recommended for use with door knobs.
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 latch complete with faceplate, frame keeper plate and all fixing screws.
These latches are stocked in component form in quantities normally sufficient to fulfill most orders for immediate despatch. Where we are temporarily out of stock you should allow approximately 10 - 14 working days for despatch depending on the finish chosen. Please contact us if you would like to know the stock situation prior to placing your order.