Independant testing using a multiple of the AAMA 1304 Forced Entry Test, our product easily withstood 4,750 lbs of Force & resulted in NO BEND or SET.
The Katy Bar® Door Vault patented design meets the National Fire Protection Life Safety Code 101 for latches with the one-hand-one motion manual operation.
Active Shooter scenarios and the reality of School, Office & Industrial Facility Shootings in recent years became another threat. Our design addresses that threat and has now expanded to protection through any situation where you need to immediately stop a breach to your property. The Katy Bar® Door Vault is THE Essential 'Shelter-In-Place' Door Hardware.
Outside Rail connects to Inside Rail through the door with 5 Stainless Steel Bolts. The bolts are tamper-proof due to the patented design of the Vault Lock System. By bolting through door, the door material doesn't delaminate or split under force. This uniques 'bolt-through' system insures security to either in-swinging or out-swinging doors.
67% of all US burglaries occur through a door, and 60% of those are forced entry. Making forced entry burglary through the door the single most common point of entry for every burglary in the US.This is why our focus is on the DOOR.
By attaching the wall anchors directly to the framing studs, the direction of force on the screws are now in proper alignment with force so screws cannot bend or shear.
The Katy Bar® Door Vault is the only system on the market to provide full door width support on exterior and interior of the door and anchored to the framing header on each side of the door. This maximizes all contact points to provide unprecedented door security.
If you have a key to your door, then your lock is a pin-tumbler style locking system. "Bump Keys" are sold Online you can even make your own by watching youTube videos. Bump Keys quickly and easily allow intruders to breach pin tumbler lock and is the growing threat to your security.