Mortice Escape Locks
Emergency and fire exits need to be secure from the outside yet allow rapid egress without the need for a key on the inside, and mortice escape locks provide the necessary combination of security and safety. Various mechanisms are available for opening from the inside, from lever operation through to thumb-turn latches, and most models can be locked or opened from either side using a key.
There are different mortice escape locks to suit different applications, offering abilities such as locking on closure, high security features like anti-saw rollers, and can be supplied in alike or master-keyed batches to reduce the number of keys required for larger premises. As the lock operation is directional, most such locks are handed. Some manufacturers offer a choice of finish, including chrome and brass. Lever, detainer, and cylinder locks are all available, with extra keys if required. easylocks can supply escape locks from leading manufacturers, including Era, Union (Chubb), Wellington, and ezlok.