Builders hardware association updates two standards

June 25, 2020

The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) have updated standards for cylinders and input devices. Photo © BigStockPhoto.com[1]
The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) have updated standards for cylinders and input devices.
Photo © BigStockPhoto.com

The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association[2] (BHMA) has published the latest revisions to American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/BHMA A156.5, Cylinders and Input Devices for Locks, and ANSI/BHMA A156.30, High Security Cylinders Product. Both of these revisions are approved by ANSI.

“These latest revisions are part of our ongoing role at BHMA—as the standards-bearing organization for builders hardware—to review product standards on a regular basis to continuously improve builders hardware standards,” said Michael Tierney, BHMA standards director. “As new technologies emerge, our product standards must evolve to meet the needs of both the public and of our industry.”

Changes in this edition of ANSI/BHMA A156.5[3] include:

Changes in this edition of ANSI/BHMA A156.30[4] include:

Click here[5] to learn more about the full scope for each ANSI/BHMA standard.

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: https://www.constructionspecifier.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Opener-25.jpg
  2. Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association: http://www.buildershardware.com/
  3. ANSI/BHMA A156.5: https://buildershardware.com/Portals/0/156_5%20HH%202020.pdf?ver=2020-06-17-203425-383
  4. ANSI/BHMA A156.30: https://buildershardware.com/Portals/0/156_30%20HH%202020.pdf?ver=2020-06-17-203731-760
  5. here: http://buildershardware.com/bhma-standards

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