Flexibility of traffic control and installation is offered by the 4900 Series Deadlatches. A reverse turn of the key while bolt is held retracted retains the bolt, to allow two-way traffic for applications which require free entrance at certain times and exit-only at other times. Interchangeable, without stile modification, with any MS1850A or MS1850S deadbolt of same backset and faceplate shape. Also retrofits to existing 4500/4700 Deadlatch preparations. Steel case with corrosion-resistant plating. Screw-fastened tube spacer brackets allow for cleaner removal when tab mounting. Screw-fastened tube spacer brackets allow for cleaner removal when tab mounting. Screw-fastened tube spacer brackets allow for cleaner removal when tab mounting. Solid brass latch bolt is easily reversible using only a screwdriver. Stainless steel auxiliary latch pin deadlocks latch bolt to prevent "loiding" or case-knife entry. Both flat and radius faceplates are supplied. Flat faceplates can also be adjusted in the field for right or left beveled edge doors. Standard strike furnished is 4902 for flat jamb where door closes flush or nearly flush. Specify 4901 for retrofit installations. Also available: radius strike for opposite stile in paired doors and long lip strikes for center hung doors. Turn key or operate handle or paddle to retract spring loaded latch bolt. To hold bolt retracted, push it in and secure by reverse turn of key. Uses any standard mortise cylinder with MS cam. Available in three cylinder backsets, 31/32 In., 1-1/8 in. and 1-1/2 in.. Individually boxed with Flat and Radius Faceplates, Strike and machine screws for mounting. Order cylinders, paddle, handle or latch pull separately.
4900 Heavy Duty Deadlatch