SARGENT Debuts New 8200 Series Mortise Lock now with Motorized Electric Latch Retraction (56-)

Purpose-Built to Withstand the Use and Abuse of Commercial, Industrial and Institutional Environments

SARGENT, an ASSA ABLOY Group brand, announces the addition of the new 8200 Series Motorized Electric Latch Retraction (56-) mortise locks to its offering of door hardware solutions.

Purpose-built for demanding environments such as schools, hospitals, universities, and other venues where security is paramount, the 8200 Series MELR mortise locks are engineered to the highest industry standards to ensure compliance with durability and reliability that stands the test of time.

“Our new SARGENT 8200 Series mortise locks with Motorized Electric Latch Retraction take security to a new level with the robust features and long list of compliance certifications that security and facility management personnel need to best protect people, property and assets,” said Lori Brown, Senior Product Manager, ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions.

“These new MELR solutions are built on SARGENT’s industry proven mortise locks, which are universally regarded as the industry’s benchmark for durability and reliability.”

To ensure immediate access in high-traffic locations, SARGENT 8200 Series MELR mortise locks deliver quick latch bolt retraction in just half a second with applied power. Designed with versatility in mind, these locks are ideal for push-pull conditions, handicap access, and are perfect for use with automatic operators to facilitate accessibility and ADA compliance.

Accessibility features include optional Request to Exit functionality, adaptable designs for both in-swing and out-swing doors, and compatible with any access control system. SARGENT 8200 Series MELR mortise locks also feature quiet, efficient operation with low power consumption, reflecting ASSA ABLOY’s commitment to sustainability.

To ensure compliance for the most demanding installations, these locks carry a long list of certifications including ANSI/BHMA A156.13 Grade 1 for superior performance; ANSI/BHMA A156.25; UL/cUL fire rated for 3 Hour Doors; UL294/ULC60839-11-1 Listed; and Windstorm.

SARGENT is a market leader in providing best in class locksets, cylinders, door closers, exit devices, electro-mechanical products, and access control systems for a variety of applications. With a rich history dating back to the early 1800s, SARGENT continues to set the standard for security solutions, serving commercial construction, institutional, and industrial markets with excellence and innovation. visit:

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