ANSI/BHMA A156.2 Bored & Preassembled Locks and Latches

ANSI/BHMA A156.2-2017

Revision of ANSI/BHMA A156.2-2011




1.1 This Standard establishes performance requirements for bored and preassembled locks and latches, and includes dimensional criteria, operational tests, strength tests, cycle tests, security tests, material evaluation tests, and finish tests.


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 conditions.


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.
Approved March 20, 2017