San Jose, California

Re-Keying Von Duprin Panic Bars


The ASI technicians were tasked with re-keying the Von Duprin panic bars located at a wholesale retail location. These panic bars are armed with an alarm system that goes off when opened.


Key cutters, key pins, locksmith equipment

Time Duration

3 days

panic bar repair

The first task for the technicians was to disarm the panic bars for the area they start with. The technicians dismantle the panic bars by pulling out the screws and removing the front panel.

panic bars
panic bars gallery

The next step is to remove the pins from the lock cylinders. The technician is using a special tool to remove the cylinder from the lock.

panic bar
locks and panic bars

The technician needs to replace the pins in the cylinder for the new master key system that is being implemented. A new key will be used for this panic bar.

pins and locks
pins and locks
locks and panic bars

The final task is to place the cylinder into the lock and placing the panel into the panic bar. The technicians are careful to slide the panel into place and make sure the wires are not going to get bunched up or messy. The technicians will then close the doors and arm the alarms for the location. The technicians move on to the next area and provide the new keys to the employees.

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