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When it comes to securing your commercial space, the choice between mortise and cylindrical locks is a critical decision. At CDF Distributors, we understand the importance of finding the right door lock for your specific needs. In this guide, we'll provide a comprehensive comparison of mortise and cylindrical locks to help you make an informed decision that aligns with your security goals.

Mortise Door Locks: Exploring Precision and Durability

Mortise Lock Overview: Mortise locks are a common choice for commercial buildings, known for their precision and durability. Our guide details the components, installation process, costs, and benefits of mortise locks, showcasing the options available through CDF Distributors.

Components and Installation: Discover the intricacies of mortise locks, including the integral latchbolt, operable trim, and the role of roses or escutcheon plates. We provide insights into the installation process, emphasizing the durability and Grade 1 certification.

Benefits and Cost: Explore the unique benefits of mortise locks, such as their adaptability to various construction types, durability, and integrated deadbolts for enhanced security. While they may have a higher initial cost, the long-term benefits make them a valuable investment.


Cylindrical Door Locks: Simplicity and Functionality

Cylindrical Lock Overview: Cylindrical locks offer simplicity and functionality, making them a popular choice. Additionally, there is a diverse range of finishes, door thickness options, and components that make up a cylindrical lock.

Components and Installation: Uncover the components of a cylindrical lock available through CDF Distributors, including the lock chassis, latchbolt, and operable trim. Furthermore, we highlight the straightforward installation process and the cost-effectiveness of our cylindrical locks.

Benefits and Cost: Learn about the versatility of cylindrical locks, offering a wide range of lock functions suitable for various construction types. Explore the cost considerations and grades available, with options tailored to your specific requirements.

Choosing Security with CDF

Considerations for Your Facility: The guide concludes with considerations tailored to your facility, helping you make an informed decision. Whether you opt for the durability of mortise locks or the functionality of cylindrical locks we are here to assist you in securing your space effectively.

Contact CDF Distributors Today: Connect with our dedicated team at CDF Distributors to discuss your project and explore pre-installation options. We're committed to providing the security solutions you need.

In the world of commercial construction, security is paramount. Trust CDF Distributors to guide your lock choice for seamless alignment with security goals.








January 17, 2024
Wayne Foreman