New hardware applications keep healthcare facilities safe and efficient

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New hardware applications keep healthcare facilities safe and efficient

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Hardware is critical, especially when it’s ensuring the accessibility and safety of hospitals and other healthcare facilities. These new products improve patient experiences and the work lives of their caregivers.

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EB Series Folding Brackets

EB Series Folding Brackets are a great solution for any tight spaces in hospitals and nursing homes. Available in three sizes, the stainless steel armature can withstand up to 300 pounds of weight and features a soft-close damper. This folding bracket also features a locking mechanism that automatically initiates when the flat is in the opened position.

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Acrovyn Doors
Construction Specialties

The barrier-resistant Acrovyn Doors product offers a durable and design-oriented solution for behavioral health facilities. A small compact opening within the main door provides staff and caregivers with easy access to a room if it’s barricaded from the inside. Available in various colors and wood grain patterns, the Acrovyn Doors product has an up-to-20-minute fire rating.

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7000 Series Architectural Exit Devices
Yale Commercial

The 7000 Series Exit Devices by Yale Commercial combine durability, innovation, and aesthetics. With ANSI/BHMA Grade 1 certification and a full range of mechanical and electromechanical functions, this product can be easily integrated into existing security or fire alarm systems to ensure the safety of openings. With a variety of available finishes, this simple, clean-lined design suits a variety of designs.

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INOX’s PD97 is a sensor-controlled and motor-driven electric mortise lock for sliding doors. This product sends a signal to door locks, prompting them to automatically engage or retract without needing to touch any surface. The PD97 hand-wave unit is also equipped with an illuminated display for extra visibility.

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San Clemente Handleset

Intended for exterior doors where keyed entry and security is needed, the San Clemente Handleset by Kwikset comes in matte-black, satin-nickel, and Venetian-bronze finishes. This antimicrobial handle features Kwikset SmartKey Security re-key technology, which protects against advanced break-in techniques and allows users to re-key the lock in seconds.

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Cabinet Hardware
Sun Valley Bronze

Sun Valley Bronze’s wide range of copper and copper alloy Cabinet Hardware products are inherently antimicrobial. Suitable for a variety of applications within healthcare environments, these handles and can pulls kill harmful microbes within two hours. Over 400 copper alloy compositions are currently registered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for their ability to kill disease-causing bacteria.