The Falcon MA Series Grade 1 Mortise Lock is a ANSI/BHMA Grade 1 certified and UL 3-hour rated mortise locks designed for high performance, easy retrofitting and interchangeable core keying. Each MA Series Mortise Lock can be outfitted to electrified functions and is UL fire-rated and ANSI/BHMA A156.13 Grade 1 certified.

Applications for the Falcon MA Series Grade 1 Mortise Lock include Office, hospital, education, or other commercial projects


  • Provide mortise locksets that comply with ANSI A156.13, Series 1000, Operational Grade 1 and Security Grade 1 with all standard trims and conventional mortise cylinders.
  • Locksets comply with UL10B – neutral pressure and UL10C/UBC 7-2 –positive pressure testing requirements. All locks shall be UL listed for 3 hour fire door.
  • Lock case shall be non-handed, reversible without opening the lock case, and shall be manufactured of zinc dichromate plated steel.
  • Lock case shall be interchangeable for knob or lever applications without modifying the chassis, and shall be constructed with a screw configuration that limits access to operating parts.
  • Latchbolt shall be 2-piece anti-friction type manufactured from stainless steel, with a standard 2-34” backset, a full 34” throw and be field reversible. Deadbolt shall have 1″ throw and shall be constructed of stainless steel, incorporating two 316” diameter security roller pins.
  • All trim shall be cast, forged, or wrought and through bolted with thread patch coated screws.
  • Lever trim to have individual heavy duty springs for lever return, and independent rotation in both directions. Return to door style levers meets the 1⁄2″ California State Fire Marshall requirement.
  • Spindles to be independent, designed to ‘breakaway’ at a maximum of 480 in./lbs. to prevent damage to the lock chassis.
  • Provide standard non-handed curved lip strikes.
  • Cylinders to be secured by a dual retainer.


Faceplates: (armored front) 1-14” x 8″ brass or stainless steel adjustable for door bevel. Reinforced by heavy gauge steel with stabilizing ribs.
Strike: Brass or stainless steel. Meets ANSI AII5.1 for frame preparation. Strike is non-handed.
Electrified functions: Available in 12V or 24V DC.
Indicator options: Occupied/Vacant or Locked/Unlocked.
Door thickness: Standard offering only accepts door thicknesses of 1-34” – 1-78“. If door thickness is greater or less than above, but between 1-38” and 2-12” then customer must specify thickness.
Backset: 2-34” only.
Case: Cold formed steel, zinc dichromate plated, .090” thick. Optional lead wrapping available.
Hubs: Hardened steel.
Handing: Right hand is standard; left hand optional. Reversible in the field.
Cylinders: Solid brass cylinder and plug. 5, 6 or 7-pin are available on standard cylinders. 6 or 7-pin are available on interchangeable core cylinder. Furnished with two nickel silver keys standard.
Keyways: Falcon “G” keyway standard on standard cylinder. “A” keyway standard on I/C cylinder. See price book for optional keyways
Bind resistant trim: Heavy-duty through-bolted inserts clamp the trim on the door assuring proper alignment. Provided with 8-32 screws for strength and thread sealant to prevent loosening.
Latchbolt: Two-piece stainless steel, mechanical anti-friction bolt. 34” projection.
Deadbolt: 1″ throw, stainless steel with two 1316” diameter hardened steel, free-turning, saw-resistant roller.

To place an order for the Falcon MA-Series Mortise Lock or for a quote, contact your local IDN Branch.

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