Fermod 521 Locking Handle.
521 External Locking Handle and Inner Release Handle. This handle is the current handle fitted to Foster Coldstore doors. This handle is found on new McDonalds Stores.
- Made of composite.
- Mechanism: standard version: bichromated steel
- Invisible and tamper-proof screws
- Interchangeable for left or right hand doors
- Soft and quiet operation
PLEASE NOTE IMAGE IS OF FULL KIT WHICH SHOWS STRIKE - FULL KIT IS AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE
Fermod 521 Complete Handle Kit
A Few Fitting tips:
To replace the handle, first remove the green rubber cap from the inner release handle. Then remove the screws from within the inner release. Remove the black push rod that connects the inner and outer handle. You'll need a 17mm socket with an extension bar, or a large 10mm hex key. Place the socket into the hole and find the 17mm nut which is at the back of the external handle. Turn anti-clockwise. There are 2 slotted screws above and below the latch part of the handle. Remove these and the handle will come free from the door. There will remain a fixing plate on the door. This can be reused if you like.
To fit the handle repeat the process in reverse. Once fitted, be sure to check the strike and adjust if necessary. You'll need an 8mm spanner for this. It's important to get the door to close as tight as possible without it being over tight and putting to much strain on the strike. You'll have to adjust it a few times and use your best judgement.
Doors can often be twisted and the door won't seal in either the top or bottom corner on the closing edge. You could try placing a wooden block in the corner opposing the gap and apply pressure to the face of the door. This may put the door back into twist and help it seal.