available in all the functions usually required in a house. These include
Passage, Privacy, Dummy, and for deadbolts and keyed sideplate locks,
Single Keyed and Double Keyed. Key-in-Lever and Knob locks are available
with one function only, with a keyed cylinder on the outside and a
turn-piece release on the inside.
- This function is used for doors
where no locking is required. The knobs or levers
freely operate the latch. Passage sets are commonly used on interior
doors, and sometimes on an exterior door in conjunction with a separate
Privacy - Usually
used on bathroom doors, and any other door that needs to be locked from
the inside. A push button is provided on the inside rosette, pushing the
button fixes the outside handle, turning the inside handle releases the
lock. A clearance hole is provided in the outside rosette to permit the
lock to be released with a nail, if needed. Privacy locks should not be
|Dummy - Used
on fixed (non-operating) doors and sometimes on closet doors. Sold as a
pair, these handles do not operate, they stay in a fixed position, no
latch is provided or normally needed. Dummy handles provide a firm grip
where desired, and are used on the non-locking side of french doors to
give balanced, matching appearance. Emtek dummy handles are surface
mounted, no bore holes are required in the door. All mounting hardware is
- The most
popular configuration for deadbolt locks, a keyed cylinder is provided for
the outside and a turn-piece is located on the inside. The lock may be
locked or unlocked with a key from the outside. The turn-piece allows
locking or unlocking without a key from the inside.
- Used in
situations where free egress from the inside is not needed or desired.
Keyed cylinders are provided for both outside and inside. Locking and
unlocking can be accomplished only with a key.