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Door security and access management solutions

Detex is a leading manufacturer of innovative security door hardware that protects people and secures property. The product line includes exit alarms, magnetic switches, integrated alarm systems, guard tour systems, panic bars, delayed egress devices, lockdown kits and security software.

The company was established in the 1870’s by A. A. Newman and manufactured and distributed Watchman’s Clock Systems until 1963, when it introduced a line of security door hardware products. Entering the builders’ hardware market, the new products were designed to control exits and entries in industrial, commercial, institutional and educational buildings, to great success.

Today, architects, builders and owners continue to rely on Detex for complete door security solutions. Safety is integrated into building planning, with solutions like architectural hardware, integrated door security, specialty locking and guard tour verification systems. Architectural options solve both technical and aesthetic requirements, such as electrified alarms that are available as either surface or flush mount.

Additional security can be provided by adding electrified functions to existing doors, making a simple exit device far more secure. Detex also specializes in access control that meets additional requirements such as fire-rated devices, and electric dogging kits with multiple locking options in case of fire or emergency.

The expanded product line includes guard tour software and hardware for buildings that require additional support and information.

Solutions for access management are available either as individual components or complete kits. Applications include hardwired doors, multi-point locks, automatic door operators and RFID systems. Options, such as 15-second delays on exit devices, allow management time to respond before someone exits, and the alarm deters the exit from occurring.

KM Thomas provides both product knowledge and full product kits for use in your facilities.

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