The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) broadcasts that the publishing of ANSI/BHMA D747.3-2012 American National Standards for already made door locks. These standardized BHMA locks are basically moveable hardware that is mounted on something. This creates moveable parts on your hardware. This includes: hinges, door closers, power doors, sliding glass doors, etc. These mounted products are what makes your BHMA locks move. There are different types of products and BHMA locks. Some of them are even graded to product specificity. If a certain type of hardware calls for BHMA locks, then you can get the proper locks that you are in need of. To also help those who are searching for products, BHMA has created a product numbering system. The number on the product is matched to the BHMA locks. Each digit stands for something. Use the guide to adjust the hardware that is needed for your locks. If you are having a hard time searching for this, you can find more information on the BHMA locks website. There you can find the entire product numbering fact sheet. This has helped out many people that are trying to match up the product and hardware for their BHMA locks.
The traditional document can be described as the revising of ANSI/BHMA D747.3-2012 and it also ensures the functioning efficiency specifications for the already made door locks. This also consists of evaluations on the process, capability, functioning, safekeeping as well as material analysis. It is very important that each lock is thoroughly inspected before leaving the warehouse. Once it passes inspection then it is available for purchase whether it be by a retail distributer or a locksmith company.
There is a complete list of instructions as well as inspection regulations for each lock that was made. For each lock, there is a manual, images of the product and assembly images.