Introducing Lockwood Paradigm® pull handle lockset

ASSA ABLOY Australia is proud to announce the launch of its new Lockwood Paradigm Pull Handle Lockset. The product’s new innovation is suitable for residential and architectural applications, expressing superior state-of-the-art design whilst featuring a contemporary style.

Designed in Australia, the Paradigm Pull Handle incorporates benefits from the existing 005 Paradigm Deadbolt and features a contemporary style and superior design that delivers exceptional safety and security.

“The current market trend for commercial and residential door hardware demands style coupled with security. ASSA ABLOY has developed just that and more. Ensuring we maintain the highest quality combined with the high standards in security we are renowned for, provides the market with a modern and sophisticated security solution,” Travis Thorn, ASSA ABLOY Director of Product Management, said.

Available in three variants including a Deadbolt and Self-Latching Single and Double Cylinders, the Pull Handle with deadbolt is highly suitable for residential new build and renovation market applications.

The Self-Latching Single and Double Cylinder variations are specifically design for the semi-commercial and apartment building applications accompanied with a fire rated status.  Having been successfully tested up to two hours, (depending on the type of doorset) on fire door assemblies, and in accordance with Australian Standard AS1901-1-2005, part 1: Fire Resistant Doorset for commercial applications.

Incorporating the innovative safety features of the existing Paradigm 005 Double Cylinder Deadbolt, the Paradigm Pull Handle boasts patented features which include Safety Release™, LockAlert® and DualSelect®. The Safety Release™ feature automatically unlocks the internal knob upon entry, minimising the risk of being locked in.

The LockAlert® status indicator shows the Lockset mode at a glance. The lockset can operate in three modes: Secure Mode – Locked from the inside and outside, Safety Mode – Locked from the outside and free to exit from inside and Passage Mode – Free to enter from outside and free to exit from inside. The DualSelect® feature allows for safety mode when the key is turned to the required position. Turn the key further to select secure mode.

With an emphasis on design aesthetics, superior quality and smart functionality the Paradigm Pull Handle is manufactured and tested in accordance with Australian Lock Standard AS4145.2 – 2008.

The product can be complimented with any of Lockwood’s internal levers for a stunning and contemporary look throughout.

For additional information visit www.lockweb.com.au or phone 1300 LOCK UP