The new Carbine Armadillo is a fully concealed locking device for gates and any application where heavy duty tamper proof locking is required from external side. This type of device cannot be used on fire exit doors.
If doors and gates are slamming too hard they can shatter the lock bolt as seen here with a job I did today. Make sure you get your door closer adjusted to close the door smoothly, and it will also prevent annoying noise.
Blocker Plates are great for fire exit doors, outward opening doors, and foyer doors. All are a prime target for forced entry. The Blocker Plate covers the latch and striker when the door is closed, making it tamper proof by undesirables.
Current Fire Laws only allow 2 types of deadlocks for Unit doors which are either Lockwood 001 or Whitco Deadlatch. The reason for this is the locks are designed to give quick exit if there is a fire. These deadlocks are designed to be free to turn on the inside when p...