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Annual Show - 2018

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Tuesday, April 24th Classes

8:00 a.m. Seminars

Best Small Format Interchangeable Core Master Keying by DormaKaba

Master key systems and pinning are daunting aspects of our trade, but our DormaKaba friends are here to show us the way. This hands-on class features topics including all aspects of pinning, master key system theory, cross-keying, punching keys, calculating pin segments, and troubleshooting. Come get your hands dirty and learn what it takes to pin Best Cores. Also, learn how Keystone Web can benefit you! (Two Hour Class)

 

Code Jeopardy by Allegion

Let us help you understand and adhere to specific door related codes for the city, state, and region in which you are working.  This codes course is delivered as an interactive game, covering topics such as ADA, fire, and life safety codes.

 

RFID Keyed Door Hardware by DormaKaba

InSync D is not your average deadbolt. This innovative battery-operated deadbolt lock takes advantage of electronic RFID keys to create a comprehensive access control system. This system eliminates key cutting, lock replacement, and risks associated with unauthorized mechanical keys. This is all accomplished at a very affordable cost and is ideal for multi-housing applications, privatized student housing, senior living centers, and many other applications.

 

Basic Electric, Advanced Wiring, and Troubleshooting for Installers by ASSA Abloy

This hands-on class will cover the fundamentals of installing electronic door hardware from the industry leader, ASSA Abloy. Come learn about amperage, resistance, switches, relays, wiring circuits. The class will cover troubleshooting and testing techniques. This class is a must for anyone that deals with electronic door hardware. (3 Hour Class)

           

Common Door and Hardware Adjustments by Robert I. Merrill Company

Troubleshooting a problematic door can be an effortless process of deduction with the proper tools and tricks of the trade. Using a “top-down” perspective we will show you how to evaluate a door opening and determine the best way to fix it. You’ll learn various techniques on assessing basic hardware performance for hinges, exit devices, and closers. We’ll talk about shimming doors, jamb cut-offs, and frame reinforcements for various hardware. Also, swinging the door, closing the door, and latching the door will be addressed. Then, as an encore, we’ll show you some simple adjustments to get the door back to its peak performance. This class will be instructed by Robert I. Merrill Company’s most experienced employees.

 

9:00 a.m. Seminars

Bathroom Partitions and Accessories by Hadrian and Bradley

The design and quality of your restrooms can leave a positive or negative impression on your staff and visitors. We will teach you how the right restroom partitions and set ups can add to the overall impression of your facility. This class will also touch on accessibility and installation.

 

Servicing Closers & Exit Devices by Allegion

Intimidated by vertical rod panics? Do you have trouble adjusting a door closer just right? You are not alone! This training will simplify the complicated process. You will learn about diverse types of closers, panic devices, and the best practices on installing and servicing them.

 

Innovations in Sliding and Pockets Doors by KN Crowder

Whether fueled by HGTV or space limitations, sliding doors are all the rage in the home and office. Learn about the latest innovations in commercial grade sliding door tracks and hardware, and make your next project instagramable.

 

10:00 a.m. Seminars

EPlex Overview By DormaKaba

Interested in an electronic keypad lock that doesn’t require batteries? Looking for a wireless access control solution? See what the Kaba E-Plex lock offers, along with a variety of other electronic products with our friends at DormaKaba! This class will include hands-on training aspects - including how to conduct a wireless site survey.

 

Access Control 101 by Hager

This class will cover different types of access control systems - from stand alone to fully integrated options. It will discuss card keys and the diverse types of credentials available. Finally, you will learn the importance of physical security with locking hardware versus products that “appear” to be high security.

 

Electrifying Your Existing Hardware by Command Access

This hands-on lesson teaches the best ways to electrify your existing door hardware. As access control becomes more and more common, we are often faced with the challenge of adding electronic security to existing doors. Come get your hands dirty and learn industry best practices for making this happen.

 

Common Door and Hardware Adjustments by Robert I. Merrill Company

Troubleshooting a problematic door can be an effortless process of deduction with the proper tools and tricks of the trade. Using a “top-down” perspective we will show you how to evaluate a door opening and determine the best way to fix it. You’ll learn various techniques on assessing basic hardware performance for hinges, exit devices, and closers. We’ll talk about shimming doors, jamb cut-offs, and frame reinforcements for various hardware. Also, swinging the door, closing the door, and latching the door will be addressed. Then, as an encore, we’ll show you some simple adjustments to get the door back to its peak performance. This class will be instructed by Robert I. Merrill Company’s most experienced employees.

 

Lunch provided at 11:00

 

11:30 a.m. Seminars

 

Basic Electric, Advanced Wiring, and Troubleshooting for Installers by ASSA Abloy

This hands-on class will cover the fundamentals of installing electronic door hardware from the industry leader, ASSA Abloy. Come learn about amperage, resistance, switches, relays, wiring circuits. The class will cover troubleshooting and testing techniques. This class is a must for anyone that deals with electronic door hardware. (3 Hour Class)

 

Cool Custom Stuff by National Guard Products

Have you ever wondered how an auto door bottom is manufactured? Or wondered how you would get a custom threshold made? This class will cover the custom fabricated types of materials available, the several types of finishes possible, and types of custom assemblies. This is all taught from the independent, family owned company that has been making American Made products for over 85 years.

 

Sustainability and Wood Doors by Oshkosh Door Company

With the increasing attention being put on sustainability and green building in the construction industry, it is crucial to have a firm understanding of how wood doors relate to these changing requirements. Join the wood door experts at Oshkosh for an in-depth conversation about sustainability and compliance with the following: EPD (Environmental Product Declarations), HPD (Health Product Declarations), FSC (Forest Stewardship Council), NAUF (No Added Urea-Formaldehyde), Declare, GreenGuard and LEED V4. Green Building habits are not a trend; they are a long-term commitment to our future and our planet…this includes doors! Join this class for a chance to win a prize.

 

Keying Basics by Robert I. Merrill Company

This beginner class will focus on the basics of keying cylinders and building master keying systems. Whether you want to learn how to key locks yourself, or just gain an understanding of the principles, you won’t regret attending.

 

Door Replacement 101

The ability to correctly order doors is essential to making sure your project stays on time and on budget.  Robert I. Merrill Company is offering our valued customers the chance to learn the art of door replacement.  We will cover all aspects of ordering replacement doors.  From the very basics of measuring the door and hardware locations, to identifying the species of wood door and hardware type. This will be an excellent time for you and your team to ask our door expert questions.  Please join us and learn more about Robert I. Merrill’s metal and wood door capabilities. 

 

12:30 p.m. Seminars

 

Weatherstrip Installation Tips and Troubleshooting by National Guard Products

Properly sealing a door can be one of the great challenges in life. Yeah, we said it.  Many factors must be considered for this project, such as code requirements, volume of usage, aesthetics, and more. This class will cover an overview of installing gasketing, auto door bottoms, thresholds, lite kits, louvers, and will review code compliance issues caused by improper install.

 

Servicing Closers & Exit Devices by Allegion

Intimidated by vertical rod panics? Do you have trouble adjusting a door closer just right? You are not alone! This training will simplify the complicated process. You will learn about diverse types of closers, panic devices, and the best practices on installing and servicing them.

 

Common Door and Hardware Adjustments by Robert I. Merrill Company

Troubleshooting a problematic door can be an effortless process of deduction with the proper tools and tricks of the trade. Using a “top-down” perspective we will show you how to evaluate a door opening and determine the best way to fix it. You’ll learn various techniques on assessing basic hardware performance for hinges, exit devices, and closers. We’ll talk about shimming doors, jamb cut-offs, and frame reinforcements for various hardware. Also, swinging the door, closing the door, and latching the door will be addressed. Then, as an encore, we’ll show you some simple adjustments to get the door back to its peak performance. This class will be instructed by Robert I. Merrill Company’s most experienced employees.

 

Acoustically Rated Sliding Door Systems by AD Systems

This informative class will cover aspects on AD Systems, including acoustical barn doors, hardware, and configuration options. Learn how Aurora barn doors maximize space in efficient ways compared to swinging doors, particularly in healthcare environments, and why they are the preferred choice for acoustical privacy and easy-to-use functionality.

 

 

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