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Part Numbers for Emtek Ares Handleset
Single Cylinder - 4817Double Cylinder - 4827Dummy - 4807
Emtek Ares Handleset Includes:
- Solid Forged Brass- Complete set. Includes knobs and backplates for both sides of the door, latch and strike plate and mounting hardware.
- Shipped with Mortised tubular latch (drive-in latches are available upon request)
- Schlage C Keyway
- Standard 2 1/8" Bore, 1" Crossbore and 5 1/2" CC door prep.
- Shipped with square corner mortise plates and strike plate. Rounded corner available upon request.
- Backset must be specified upon order placement. Choose between standard 2 3/8" or 2 3/4" backsets.
Double Cylinder Handleset Emtek double cylinder handlesets have a keyed lock on both sides of the handleset. This means that to exit or enter the door you must have a key to unlock the door. Some people use double cylinder handlesets on glass doors where they are concerned that someone may be able to break the glass and unlock the door from the inside. The disadvantage of using a double cylinder handleset is that in the event of an emergency you would have to locate the key to unlock the door and get out of the building. For this reason we recommend the single cylinder handleset for most applications.
Dummy Handleset If you have a double front door where one side is generally inactive while the other is always active, you will need a combination of two handle sets. For the active side, you'll need a single or double cylinder handleset. For the inactive door, you'll want to order a dummy handleset. This gives you the look of a complete working set, but doesn't have all of the mechanisms - perfect for an inactive door.
Add On: Emtek Interconnect device Emtek offers an interconnect device as an available option for their active handlesets. The interconnect device connects the interior lever or knob with the deadbolt on an emtek handleset. When you turn the knob or lever the interconnect device retracts the deadbolt simultaneously to unlock the door. This is just an added convenience that is available, but not required.
Emtek covers it's door hardware with a 5 yr finish and mechanical warranty. Living finishes are not covered under this warranty as they are designed to change over time. For more information see Emtek Door Hardware Warranty.
Emtek products are assembled per order so when they are returned the doorknobs have to be taken apart and restocked. As a result, there is a 25% restock fee on all Emtek products. If items are returned that have been installed, used or abused there may be a higher restock fee assessed or no credit issued. If you need to return an item, please repack the door hardware in it's original packaging to assure that it arrives undamaged. For more return information see our Direct Door Hardware Returns Page. Before returning any Emtek Door Hardware, please contact us for a return authorization number.
Measurements for Emtek Ares Entrance Handleset