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Specifiable Features of the PDQ XGT

May 17, 2013

The  XGT Series SPIRIT lockset from PDQ Industries, Inc., Leola, Pennsylvania.

  • Assembled in the U.S.A. with US and foreign made material. This product meets the requirements of the Buy American Act.
  • Features a lifetime manufacturer’s limited warranty
  • Certified to ANSI/BHMA A156.2-1996, Series 4000, Grade 1.
  • Windstorm Resistant Product Listed
  • Levers are solid cast, with no plastic inserts, minimum 5-1/2″ overall length with supportive spring power totally independent of chassis or latch unit.
  • Latchbolt are a minimum 9/16″ throw and requires only 41° rotation of levers for full retraction. Lockset fasteners are concealed with through-the-door throughbolt attachment outside the 2-1/8″ door prep, exceeds 3000 in lbs. of torque resistance
  • Tested to more than 4 Million cycles (more than 5 times the BHMA Grade 1 requirement) with virtually no lever sag.

Republic Door Basic Hollow Metal Training Seminar a Success

October 3, 2012

Top Knobs Launches Sanctuary II Collection

July 30, 2012

European contemporary styling offers new white and aluminum finishes

Top Knobs, known for their exceptional kitchen cabinet hardware, announces the launch of their Sanctuary II Collection. Inspired by classic European modern design, Sanctuary II delivers clean sophisticated lines that extend the popular Sanctuary Collection. Available in six contemporary finishes including new white, aluminum and stainless steel pieces. Sanctuary II is designed so that the 30 new hardware elements can be mixed and matched to create unique custom looks for any modern interior.

“We are experiencing a strong modern trend in cabinet hardware,” states David Tyler, VP of Marketing for Top Knobs. “Even in traditional markets, consumers are leaning towards more contemporary or transitional styles. These homeowners are more sophisticated and not just in the luxury market alone. Today’s consumer is exposed to a world of design and they seek classic, clean lines and eclectic mix and match styling to suit their tastes. They want to personalize their spaces and we designed Sanctuary II for their home. It’s a European inspired collection that allows the designer and homeowner infinite flexibility to mix and match from a base design premise that ties it all together for them.”

 

Turnstyle Designs Tone Door Levers

July 26, 2012

Two new door levers have been launched by Turnstyle, to co-ordinate with the recent range of Tone cabinet handles, designed by Christina Roberts. Simple and bold, the designs are deliberately larger than normal door levers to make more of a statement whilst still working ergonomically.
The Panini is a soft square edged graduating block, finishing with a rounded concaved end. The grip is made from Turnstyles Composites and available in all eight finishes, this works off a square edged base and rose of brass. Available in a range of plated finishes. The Cone is a simple cone shape grip, with the convex end set on a barrel base and round rose, again composite grip and plated brass body and Rose. Simple, contemporary and a sure to be classics for the future.

Turnstyle Designs Composite Casting Process of a Door Lever Grip

July 26, 2012

How a Turnstyle Designs Leather Cabinet Handle is Made

July 26, 2012

Republic Door Specializes in Embossed Panel Doors

July 24, 2012

Commercial Steel Door Performance with Decorative Panel Designs

Republic offers a wide variety of embossed panel insulated doors such as our traditional 6-panel design, 8′ 6-panel design with elongated panels, 2-panel colonial design, 4 panel, and 8 panel designs. Doors are only available in 18 and 20 gauge galvanealed (A60) steel. Face sheets are continuously projection welded to hinge and lock channels on 5″ centers. SDI Levels 2 and 3 – Physical performance level A

Features

  • 1¾” (44.4) design, rated for light to extra heavy-duty use
  • Polystyrene core (1 pound density) 100% bonded to skins to provide exceptional insulation, strength, and flatness
  • Hinge edge is non-beveled and reinforced with a full height 16 gauge steel channel projection welded at a maximum of 5″ on center with an additional 9 gauge reinforcement plate at each hinge location, providing more than 3/16″ (5) of total reinforcement
  • 16 gauge flush top and inverted bottom channels projection welded to both skins every 2½” on center
  • Lock edge is non-beveled and reinforced with a continuous 16 gauge channel, mortised and cylindrical lock reinforcements are integral 16 gauge reinforcements
  • Doors are prepared for 4½” standard or heavy weight, full mortise template hinges
  • Non-handed design (square lock edge)
  • Come standard with 1½ hour Mylar Underwriters Laboratories fire label
  • Doors are thoroughly cleaned, phosphatized, and primed with a coat of force cured rust inhibiting primer that meets and/or exceeds the requirements of ANSI A250.10 (120 hour continuous salt spray test per ASTM B117 and 240 hour continuous humidity test per ASTM D4585)
  • Doors are individually packaged and fully plastic wrapped to prevent damage

Available Options

  • 14 gauge closer reinforcement (standard option)
  • 12 gauge closer reinforcement
  • Textured wood-grain (wood grain embossed are available as prime painted only – factory stain not available)
  • Continuously welded seamless design or filled seamless design
  • Lock edge beveled 1/8″ in 2″
  • Sizes available: Minimum 2′ 6″ x 6′ 8″, Maximum 3′ 8″ x 8′ 0″ (20 gauge available in 3070 or smaller only)(2′ 6″ available with special lock height, not ADA compliant)
  • 4″ hinges (square edge only)
  • Half glass light kits (limited sizes available)
  • Finish paint (Republic standard and custom colors)
Embossed Door Information

Hardware Resources’ New Concord Vanity

July 24, 2012

After a great reaction at this year’s Kitchen and Bath Show, Hardware Resources newest vanity, the Concord, is in stock. This is in response to a lot of our customers looking for a “Pottery Barn” look.

VAN086-T
This 30-1/2″ solid wood vanity has a rich French White finish to give this contempory vanity a historic feel. This vanity features clean lines and polished nickel hardware. Two fully working drawers, fitted around the plumbing, and open bottom shelf gives this vanity ample storage. This vanity has a 2.5CM black granite top preassembled with an 16-5/16″ x 11-7/16″ rectangle bowl, cut for 8″ faucet spread, and corresponding 2CM x 4″ tall backsplash.
Finish: French White
Materials: Birch solids and Birch veneers
Top: 2.5CM black granite with 2CM x 4″ tall backsplash
Bowl: 16-5/16″ x 11-7/16″ rectangle
Coordinating Mirror: MIR085

VAN085-T
This 30-1/2″ solid wood vanity has a rich aged black finish to give this contemporary vanity a historic feel. This vanity features clean lines and satin nickel hardware. Two fully working drawers, fitted around the plumbing, and open bottom shelf gives this vanity ample storage. This vanity has a 2.5CM black granite top preassembled with an 16-5/16″ x 11-7/16″ rectangle bowl, cut for 8″ faucet spread, and corresponding 2CM x 4″ tall backsplash.
Finish: Aged Black
Materials: Birch solids and Birch veneers
Top: 2.5CM black granite with 2CM x 4″ tall backsplash
Bowl: 16-5/16″ x 11-7/16″ rectangle
Coordinating Mirror: MIR085

Vanico Maronyx Eclipse Collection

July 12, 2012

Vicenza Designs Introduces New Showroom

July 12, 2012