A quality Upright Mortice Latch and a good choice for both residential properties and medium use commercial applications. Suitable for self-sprung lever handle furniture on backplate or rose and can be used with furniture having horizontal bolt through fixings. The latchbolt is easily reversible on site to suit left or right hand hung doors. Can be fitted to fire rated timber door sets in accordance with current regulations.
This latch is medium sprung and should only be used with lever handle furniture with integral springing in the rose or backplate. To avoid fixing screws fouling the latch 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. 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 mortice latch as described complete with faceplate, frame keeper plate and all fixing screws.
This latch is normally available from stock. If we are temporarily out of stock you should allow 3 - 5 working days for despatch.