Privacy Bolts provide simple, keyless locking on bathroom doors and toilet doors with operation normally by internal thumbturn and external release. This high quality, British made Mortice Privacy Clawbolt Lock is designed to provide this function on straight sliding or folding Bathroom and Toilet doors. The expanding clawbolt engages into the frame strikeplate to prevent sideways movement of the door. The lock is supplied with a 5mm to 8mm spindle adapter making it suitable for bathroom thumbturn sets with either an 8mm or 5mm square spindle. The deadbolt is non handed and will suit either left hand or right hand hung doors without modification. Can be fitted to fire rated timber door sets in accordance with current regulations.
Available from stock in a range of high quality architectural finishes.
Privacy bolts should normally be used with an internal thumbturn plus an external release to allow operation of the bolt in an emergency.
Can be fitted to double doors with rebated meeting stiles when used with the rebate conversion set in the Related Items section below.
For best results and long life, this bolt 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 clawbolt lock complete with faceplate, frame keeper plate, 5mm spindle adapter and all fixing screws.
These clawbolt locks 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.