Hardware Standards and Requirements

Texas A&M University

New Construction

Hardware

Always verify hardware specifications with TAMU Building Access Department.

Locksets

Mortise locks shall meet ANSI A256.13 Series 1000, Grade 1 Operational and Grade 2 Security. Listed by Underwriters laboratory for use on 3 Hour label doors. Lock case and face plate dimensions fit standard door preparation as specified in ANSI A115.1. Locksets and Latch-sets must have the ability to change handling without opening the case. Other requirements are as follows: satin chrome No. 626. One inch stainless steel throw deadbolt. 3/4 inch throw anti-friction latch bolt standard.

Quick re-keying with interchangeable core small format. Solid lever trim with return. 3 year published limited warranty. Furnish all locksets with 7-pin interchangeable core cylinders. Acceptable locksets are:

Best 45H - 15H - 626

Sargent 8200 –LW1L – 26D

Sargent 8200 –LL – 26D

Cylinders

Cores shall be manufactured by “Medeco Security Locks” and shall be an extension of the existing A2 master key system using interchangeable Medeco x4 EFV cores.

All Medeco keys provided to Texas A&M University, be they factory cut keys or key blanks shall be custom coined with approved Texas A&M logo. Utilize Medeco coining die #D353.

The TAMU Building Access Department will be responsible for changing out the construction cores with the permanent cores and for returning construction cores to building Contractor.

Exit Devices

Devices shall be satin stainless steel finish No. 630 or satin chrome finish No. 626. Other requirements are: Narrow stile exit devices only where the door stile dimension requires. Use mortise exit devices only where a pair of doors cannot have a removable mullion. Use on the active leaf with a surface mounted device on the inactive leaf. Five year mechanical warranty and one year electrical warranty.

Device to be equipped with lever. Acceptable exit devices are:

SARGENT:

Rim Mounted - 88 series – ETL Trim

Rim Mounted Fire rated - 12-88 series – ETL Trim

Surface Vertical - 87 series – ETL Trim

Surface Vertical – Fire-rated - 12-87 series – ETL Trim

Mortise - 89 series – ETL Trim

Mortise Fire-rated - 12-89 series – ETL Trim

Removable Mullion - 980

Removable Mullion Fire-rated - 12-980

Doors where electronic access is required and magnetic locks are going to be used shall include an internal signal switch to break lock power. Only Sargent 88 series electric panics are acceptable wherever electric panics are specified.

Any variances from these specification must first be approved by Texas A&M Building Access Department. Have Texas A&M Building Access sign off on Hardware Schedule prior to start of project.

Renovation and Addition Construction

All locksets and keying must match what is already in place in the existing building. Contact Texas A&M Building Access Department for correct hardware that MUST be installed. Any hardware installed that was not previously approved by Texas A&M Building Access that does not match existing will not be accepted by the University until that hardware has been replace with what is appropriate for the building. Have Texas A&M Building Access sign off on all Hardware Schedules prior to start of project.


Texas A&M System RELLIS Campus 

New Construction

 

(updated 6/14/2018)

Hardware

Always verify hardware specification with TAMU Building Access Department

Locksets

Mortise locks shall meet ANSI A256.13 Series 1000, Grade 1 Operational and Grade 2 Security. Listed by Underwriters laboratory for use on 3 Hour label doors. Lock case and face plate dimensions fit standard door preparation as specified in ANSI A115.1. Locksets and Latch-sets must have the ability to change handling without opening the case. Other requirements are as follows: satin chrome No. 626. One inch stainless steel throw deadbolt. 3/4 inch throw anti-friction latch bolt standard.

Quick re-keying with interchangeable core small format. Solid lever trim with return. 3 year published limited warranty. Furnish all locksets with 7-pin interchangeable core cylinders. Acceptable locksets are:

Best 45H - 15H - 626

Sargent 8200 –LW1L -26D

Sargent 8200 –LL -26D

Cylinders

Cores shall be manufactured by “Medeco Security Locks” and shall be an extension of the existing A2 master key system using interchangeable Medeco x4 EEV cores.

All Medeco keys provided to Texas A&M University, be they factory cut keys or key blanks shall be custom coined with approved Texas A&M logo. Utilize Medeco coining die #D3H6.

The TAMU Building Access Department will be responsible for changing out the construction cores with the permanent cores and for returning construction cores to building Contractor.

Exit Devices

Devices shall be satin stainless steel finish No. 630 or satin chrome finish No. 626. Other requirements are: Narrow stile exit devices only where the door stile dimension requires. Use mortise exit devices only where a pair of doors cannot have a removable mullion. Use on the active leaf with a surface mounted device on the inactive leaf. Five year mechanical warranty and one year electrical warranty.

Device to be equipped with lever. Acceptable exit devices are:

SARGENT:

Rim Mounted - 88 series – ETL Trim

Rim Mounted Fire-rated - 12-88 series – ETL Trim

Surface Vertical - 87 series – ETL Trim

Surface Vertical – Fire-rated - 12-87 series – ETL Trim

Mortise - 89 series – ETL Trim

Mortise Fire-rated - 12-89 series – ETL Trim

Removable Mullion - 980

Removable Mullion Fire-rated - 12-980 

Doors where electronic access is required and magnetic locks are going to be used shall include an internal signal switch to break lock power. Only Sargent 88 series electric panics are acceptable wherever electric panics are specified. 

Any variances from these specification must first be approved by Texas A&M Building Access Department. Have Texas A&M Building Access sign off on Hardware Schedule prior to start of project. 

Renovation and Addition Construction

All locksets and keying must match what is already in place in the existing building. Contact Texas A&M Building Access Department for correct hardware that MUST be installed. Any hardware installed that was not previously approved by Texas A&M Building Access that does not match existing will not be accepted by the University until that hardware has been replace with what is appropriate for the building. Have Texas A&M Building Access sign off on all Hardware Schedules prior to start of project.