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  • Deedlock AER972 American Style Fail Locked Mortice Release For Timber Deedlock AER972 American Style Fail Locked Mortice Release For Timber

Deedlock AER972 American Style Fail Locked Mortice Release For Timber

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  • Mortice releases are designed for use with mortice locks and latches, the mortice electric release is fitted in place of the normal strike plate on the timber or metal door frame. Generally suitable for inward or outward opening doors.


Selecting the most appropriate release depends on many different criteria and their relative importance in each application. In general the following aspects should be considered:

  • Door Type - Fitting to wood or metal door frames
  • Release Type - Match the release type to lock type (i.e. rim or mortice version)
  • Fail Locked - does it need to be locked all the time and only powered when necessary, when the power is power the release will be locked
  • Fail Unlocked - does it need to be in the open position and powered constantly to keep it locked, this is normally used for fire safety aspects
  • Security - Higher holding forces offer higher physical security
  • Usage - Select for low or medium traffic
  • Operating Voltage - For 12v 0r 24v - AC or DC
  • Additional Features - Is monitoring required


American Mortice Releases

  • American Style mortice releases have an additional lip on the opening face which protects the recessed edge of the door frame. It provides a cleaner appearance and smoother operation and designed to be used with mortice latches.



  • Suitable for low to medium traffic applications
  • Fail Locked or Fail Locked versions
  • ANSI mortice versions are suitable with mortice latches up to a 13mm projection
  • Jaw strength up to 1000lbs
  • 12v DC operation
  • Comes complete with short and long faceplates



  • AER972 - American Style Mortice Release - For Timber Doors - Low/Medium Traffic Application - Fail Locked - 12v DC Operating Voltage - 13mm Maximum Latch Throw - Jaw Strength 1000lbs

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