BHMA A156.2-2017

BHMA A156.2-2017

Bored and Preassembled Locks and Latches



1.1 This Standard establishes performance requirements for bored and preassembled locks and
latches, and includes cycle tests, strength tests, operational tests, security tests, material evaluation
tests, finish tests, and dimensional criteria.
1.2 Tests described in this Standard are performed under laboratory conditions. In actual usage,
results vary because of installation, door and frame construction, maintenance and environmental
1.3 Grade Qualifications Manufacturers shall indicate the Grade level of their locks. Locks shall meet all tests for their grade listing. A Grade 1 lock shall meet all Grade 1 criteria, a Grade 2 lock shall meet all
Grade 2 criteria, and a Grade 3 lock shall meet all Grade 3 criteria.

This item is available as part of a discounted standards set covering
Door Locks.

Additional Info

Author Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association
Published by BHMA
Document type Standard
Theme /subgroups/2186
Number of pages 36
Replace BHMA A156.2-2011,BHMA A156.2-2003,BHMA A156.2-1996,BHMA 156.2-1989
Keyword BHMA A156.2-2017
ANSI Approved