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BS 8607

BS 8607:2014 – Mechanically operated push button locksets

BS 8607:2014 – Mechanically operated push button locksets

 

BS 8607:2014 specifies the requirements and test methods for durability strength and function of mechanically operated push button locksets and their locking plates for use on doors, window doors and entrance doors in buildings.

 

Application Grades

 

The product shall be designated Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 or 4AL according to the following intended applications:

  • Grade 1: internal applications where users have a high incentive to exercise care and where the expected usage is low.
  • Grade 2: internal applications where users have a high incentive to exercise care and where the expected usage is high.
  • Grade 3: applications where abuse and usage levels are expected to be high, and there is an element of security.
  • Grade 4: application where security, abuse and usage levels are expected to be high.
  • Grade 4L: exactly as Grade 4 except that security requirements are achieved using an integral additional locking unit. 

 

Source: BSI Standard Publication - Mechanically operated push button locksets - Requirements and test methods - BS 8607:2014