Nightlock Lockdown for either inward or outward-swinging doors. NIGHTLOCK LOCKDOWN is anchored securely to the floor and uses the strength of the floor itself to provide protection.
IN THE PACKAGE: NIGHTLOCK® Lockdown comes complete with easy instructions, (2) Architect Bolts, (2) Phillips Head 2″ Screws and (2) Blue Plastic Cement Anchors.
Comes complete with easy instructions, matching screws and plastic anchors for mounting on ceramic tile, marble or concrete floors.
NIGHTLOCK® Lockdown can withstand tremendous force. On a conventional door, an intruder or active shooter can break a door window, reach in, and gain access to the door knob lever to open the door. With the Nightlock Lockdown at the floor level, it is out of reach.
- Overall dimensions: 4-1/8″ length x 5-1/2″ width x 4-1/2″ height
- Floor Plate: 5-1/2″ length x 2-1/4″ width x 3/8″ thick OR
- Floor Plate: 5-1/2″ length x 2-1/4″ width x 1/8″ thick
- Door Plate: 5-1/2″ length x 2-5/8″ width x 7/16″ thick
- Locking Handle: 3-3/4″ length x 3/4″ width x 4-3/8″ height
- Made of solid, extruded 6000 series structural Aluminum
- Anodized finish for durability
REAL CLASSROOM SECURITY
The NIGHTLOCK LOCKDOWN allows a teacher to lock the door from inside the classroom. FAST & EASY DOOR BARRICADE. The ability to lockdown from inside the classroom eliminates exposure during a hostile intruder situation. The NIGHTLOCK LOCKDOWN anchored securely to the floor, uses the strength of the floor. It can withstand tremendous force. On a conventional classroom door, and Intruder or Active Shooter can break a door window, reach in and gain access to the door knob lever to open the door. But, with NIGHTLOCK LOCKDOWN at the floor level, it is out of reach.
Now you can lock down your space in seconds. Simply drop in the locking handle. Your last line of defense is the classroom door. Don’t rely on just your perimeter electronic access controls. Whether your space is a 3-room Day Care facility, or 400 classroom School or a College Dorm, Nightlock makes it simple and is the most economical solution.
Nightlock Lockdown consists of a door plate, a smooth floor plate and the locking handle. Using the strength of the floor, it can withstand tremendous force. On a conventional classroom door, an intruder or active shooter can break a door window, reach in, gain access to the door knob lever, and open the door. With the Nightlock Lockdown at the floor level, it is out of reach.
Nightlock Lockdown was tested by engineering school Kettering University in Flint, MI. Their study showed that Nightlock Lockdown can withstand 1100 pounds of direct force.
LOCKING HANDLE - Keep it Safe and Available
The NIGHTLOCK LOCKDOWN”S connecting handle can be conveniently stored in a secure location in the classroom by the teacher. A Wall Box is provided with each unit and can be positioned anywhere in the classroom for quick access to the handle in case of a lockdown event. The handle is RED for easy visual locating. Most schools prefer positioning near the door or at the teacher’s desk.
By using the strength of the floor to secure the door, the NIGHTLOCK Classroom Lockdown can withstand tremendous force. Choose from our regular, ⅜” high floor plate or low profile, ⅛” high floor plate. Both of which can secure an outward or inward swinging classroom door as well as administrative and office doors. Unlike standard hardware, which is attached to the door frame, the NIGHTLOCK Classroom Lockdown is anchored securely to the floor and to door and is the most affordable door barricading device on the market.
The NIGHTLOCK Classroom Lockdown door barricade device provides quick and easy protection from the worst situation most can imagine.
Bulk purchasing discounts are available for orders larger than 50 units. This item is not available for resale distribution.
**This is perfect for exterior doors, library, cafeteria, gymnasium, businesses, and much more!
Helpful Questions & Answers
Q. What does it cost ?
A. Nightlock Lockdown is the most cost effective solution available. Only $60 each (Larger quantity discount available). No need to replace existing door hardware which can cost hundreds of dollars per door. Nightlock Lockdown is the most economical way to secure your classroom door, your last line of defense.
Q. What if an intruder breaks a classroom door window , reaches in and unlocks the existing door hardware?
A. At the floor level, Nightlock Lockdown is out of reach by the intruder.
Q. When not in use, where do I keep the removable locking handle safe & readily available ?
A. A Wall Box is provided to hold the handle . Mount in a secure place near the classroom door or the teacher’s desk.
Q. How can police or administrators unlock the Nightlock Lockdown from outside the classroom if needed ? What if a student gains access to the locking handle and locks the teacher out as a prank?
A. A special tool is supplied and available to release the device from outside the classroom. The tool should always be kept in a secure location , such as an administrators office.
Q. Is it a Trip Hazard ?
A. The Nightlock Low Profile floor plate is used in high traffic areas. It has smooth beveled edges and is only 1/8” inch high.
Q. Installation ?
A. Easy to install . The Door screws are actually Binding Post - Architect Bolts .They go all the way thru the door and bolt into a tamper resistant rounded head binding nut. They are ADJUSTABLE to fit doors 1-1/2” to 2” thick. The Floor Plate Screws are 2” long and come with cement anchors for installing on tile and cement floors. All fastening hardware is included. Most Classroom doors swing outward, but the Nightlock Lockdown works on both Outward and Inward swinging doors.
Q. Local or State Fire Codes ?
A. Most lockdown policy procedures for classrooms include “barricading the classroom door”, with items such as desks or furniture. To comply with Local and State Fire Codes, ONLY Barricade doors during actual Emergency Lockdown Events and Drills.
US Dept of Homeland Security- ACTIVE SHOOTER : HOW TO RESPOND WHEN AN ACTIVE SHOOTER IS IN YOUR VICINITY
To prevent an active shooter from entering your hiding place: • Lock and barricade doors • Blockade the door with heavy furniture See : http://www.dhs.gov/xlibrary/assets/active_shooter_booklet.pdf
ALICE Training- The ALICE protocol calls for making active decisions, such as barricading classroom doors with anything available (desks, chairs, etc.) while coordinating on-the-spot evacuations, and, if all else fails, attack the shooter. See : http://www.responseoptions.com/