Adams Rite Meets Security Standards with SENTINEL M


Adams Rite, part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, is launching its new commercial Multipoint lock range, designed for robust, reliable and secure locking, demonstrating the total specification capabilities of the business.

Engineered to the highest standards, the new Sentinel M range features a 3-point panic lock, a 3-point deadlock, and a single-point panic lock. Supported by a complementary range of accessories – including panic exit devices, cylinder escutcheons and a range of 17mm Euro Profile cylinders – the new multipoint lock range caters for a wide range of commercial applications. 

Building on the reputation of the Sentinel 6 brand, the Sentinel M range will be the first of its kind to market, and will aid specifers in meeting the latest industry standards. All panic locks are CE marked and tested to EN 1125 with additional hardware, allowing members of the public safe and speedy escape, without prior knowledge of the device.

Working closely with a number of customers at its UKAS accredited testing facility; products across the Sentinel M range have completed indicative load and attack testing to BS EN1627 at RC3, which demonstrates its capacity to form part of the doorset to meet with the current Secured by Design Police (SBD) Preferred Specification for commercial applications.

In achieving BS EN 1627 RC3 or PAS24, the doorset will be resistant to casual or opportunist attack via brute force and manipulation, giving building owners the confidence that occupants and their assets are adequately protected.

Andy Stolworthy, Product Manager for Adams Rite, said: “The optional additions of panic hardware means the Sentinel M range accounts for both occupant safety and building security; this can only increase our customers’ ability to cater for a wider range of projects with the Sentinel M Multipoint Lock.”

“It is the perimeter of commercial buildings that have the most immediate security requirements, and therefore it must be ensured that any hardware therein will resist the latest methods of attack. While the market continues to improve the thermal efficiency of door systems according to the latest requirements, the Sentinel M range has been specifically designed to fit, as well as addressing these developing security requirements.”

“We are working to stay one step ahead of the fast-paced changes in standards within the security industry, developing the products that our customers need to remain successful and competitive.”

Adams Rite is the leading supplier of aluminium door locking, electric locking and escape devices, supplying the top OEM door manufacturers worldwide. The company is part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions.