Basics of Hardware Series

Allegion has published many articles on the basics of door hardware.  Below is a list of some of our most popular articles.

Door Hardware 101:  Basic hardware jargon

Know your Accessibility Acronyms

Fail Safe vs. Fail Secure:  When and where

Basics of Lock Functions

Basics of Electronic Locks

Basics of Panic Hardware

Basics of Closers

Understanding Key Control

Basics of Readers and Credentials