21st Century Composite LockingSolidor has again been chosen by Winkhaus as a launch partner, this time for the patented blueMatic AV2-B battery operated automatic multi-point locking system, which both companies claim is a 21st Century keyless solution for modern composite doors.

In an age where we are all now accustomed to keyless door entry for cars, the opportunity for such systems for front or even back doors is a welcome one for consumers and trade installers looking to offer something unique. The blueMatic AV2-B is a keyless operating system based on the renowned Winkhaus automatic AV2 Lock, which Solidor was a launch partner for back in November 2012.

The automatic AV2 mechanical lock operates as a slam secure lock as soon as the door is closed, while the remote control operates up to a range of 30 metres with 18.4 billion, billion rolling codes. No electrician or other trade services are need, as the system is AA battery operated with an expected lifespan of 2 years before replacement is necessary of the batteries.

The blueMatic AV2-B has also been developed to comply with the forthcoming EN
15685 European Standard for multi-point locks, including annex EN14846 electronic access devices and has been tested in doorsets to PAS23/24 durability and security standards. Both Solidor and Winkhaus believe that composite door specification will continue to increase over the next few years when it comes to product design and security.

Justin Harris, commercial director, 
Winkhaus UK Ltd, comments: ‘It’s important for us not only to develop cutting edge multi-point locking systems, but to work with the leading pioneers in door and window manufacture. For the last two years we have built an incredibly close working relationship with Solidor which we believe will continue for many years to come.’

Gareth Mobley, managing director of Solidor Group concludes: ‘We’re delighted once again to be a launch partner with Winkhaus. This is yet another industry first to add to our growing list, as we push composite door manufacture and specification forward.’

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