New multipoint lockdevelopments

The Yale Lockmaster AutoEngage multipoint lock is now be available in stainless steel as standard, resulting in advanced product durability, improved aesthetics and reduced carbon footprint, the company said.

The Lockmaster AutoEngage is designed and tested to exceed the requirements of FD60, when tested as part of a doorset.

The AutoEngage lock also features a new holdback snib to prevent accidental lockouts, as well as an automatic lock mechanism that engages as soon as the door is closed, making it ideal for the growing trend in non-lever operational door styles, the company said.

The lock is available for both composite and timber doors, with backsets available in 45mm, 55mm, and 65mm.The system can be used with either key retract or lever operation furniture, making it suitable for a wide range of applications.

Paul Atkinson, sales and commercial director at Yale,said: “The AutoEngage system is designed to offer leading installation tolerance to aid easy fitting and is also extremely easy to use; therefore ideal for residents with limited dexterity. We hope this product will add convenience as well as improved security to homes across the UK.”