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smart solutions

Meet the new Smart Interconnect!

The Smart Interconnect is a perfect solution for residential, multi-family/multi-tenant, Class A Office, and assisted & senior living facilities.

This lock offers simple single-action egress by retracting both the latch and the deadbolt when the inside lever is engaged, and a unique single design that facilitates new installation and retrofits for both 4” center-to-center and 5.5” center-to-center applications.

Access Management Made Easy

INOX offers commercial grade smart locks for swing doors and sliding doors.  Options include Mortise, Interconnect, Cylindrical, Deadbolt and more!

These locks are perfect for multi-family and mixed-use unit entries, Class A Office, laundry rooms, gyms, leasing offices, and much more. 

The companion Smart App is simple, intuitive access management software available for Apple iOS and Android.  Scalable architecture allows for unlimited properties, users, units, and e-keys.

Salons by JC: Project Spotlight

By incorporating sliding doors into their floorplans, Salons by JC has created efficiencies of space and design. The selection of the INOX smart locks and access control system has enhanced those efficiencies while elevating the aesthetics and simplifying access control.

See how the Leander, TX facility has eliminated the headache of managing physical keys through the implementation of INOX smart locks for sliding doors.

sliding door locking solutions

Innovations in Sliding Door Locks

INOX is the industry leader in sliding door mortise locks. The PD95 became a commercial design standard with a patented winged deadbolt that prevents binding for smooth operation. The PD96 self-latching, self-locking mortise revolutionized sliding door locks by including all major commercial functions that were previously available only with swing door locks. The PD97 series offers commercial-grade electrified sliding door locking solutions.

INOX invented the world’s first barn door privacy lock, and we offer many elegant locking solutions for pocket doors.

New Access Control Solutions for Sliding Door Security

Sliding doors contribute to beautifully designed spaces that enable wider access points and streamlined paths of travel.

When electronic access control is required for sliding doors, INOX offers the PD97 series to provide secure access control solutions with support for touchless operation.

INOX Privacy Barn Door Lock

Many industries are embracing barn doors for their stylish, contemporary touch and their efficient use of space in smaller rooms, but elegant locking solutions can be hard to find. 

The BD4000 is an elegant barn door privacy lock with the bolt installed inside the door jam. The bolt is engaged into a dust-proof strike installed inside the door. The lock comes with eight beautiful trim selections. Choose an ADA compatible thumbturn, or a flush trim version with no visible screws and a thumbturn that sits flush against the jamb when not in use.

form meets function

At INOX, Form Meets Function

Many architects prefer elegant designs and finishes, so door hardware must be aesthetically appealing as well as strong enough in construction to withstand years of constant use.

INOX has the unique ability to bridge this gap with beautiful custom designs that function precisely as specified.  This is where INOX shines, bringing beauty and performance to each architectural element.

INOX Hardware with CeraMax™

for San Francisco's Pier 70

Pier 70 in San Francisco is being re-envisioned as a modern, diverse professional community, and Building 12 will be a home for artisans and creatives.

INOX mortise office entry hardware with CeraMax™ ceramic coating was selected to provide beauty, function, and durability.


INOX TL7 Magnetic Latch

Thanks to the marvel of magnetism, the bolt stays in the door until the door is closed, and then the bolt is instantly pulled into the strike with a powerful Rare Earth magnet - no visible strike is required, making this ideal for invisible or flush-to-wall doors.

How-to and installation

How the BD4000 privacy barn door lock works

BD4000 privacy barn door lock with concealed jamb mounting provides a functional and beautiful solution for barn door privacy or for door renovation and remodeling; check out this video and see how it works.



How to install the BD1000 Surface Mount Privacy Barn Door Lock

The INOX BD1000 Barn Door Lock is the first and only surface-mounted barn door lock that is easy and quick to install. The BD1000 is activated by a one-touch thumb lever and includes an ADA option.

PD97 electrified lock for sliding doors provide secure and touchless solutions

INOX PD97 keyless electronic sliding door lock combines smart door lock capabilities with electrical or electronic door lock features to provide the best keyless sliding door lock solution for commercial & residential applications.

How to lock a frameless barn door? - WS90 Wall Strike

INOX WS90 surface-mounted wall strike provides an effective, aesthetic exterior sliding barn door lock solution that enables sliding and barn doors to surface latch; the unique design ensures maximum strength and tamper-resistant security.

INOX PD2000 TwistLock™ Edge Pull & Privacy Pocket Door Lock

The amazing PD2000 TwistLock™ edge pull / privacy pocket door lock is the industry's first combination of a spring-loaded, integrated edge pull that then rotates to convert into a lock bolt. The product's patent-pending design offers maximum strength and durability, making it ideal for sliding pocket doors.

Installing an INOX mortise lock with X Series lever

INOX MC mortise locks with X Series trim provide commercial construction capabilities for exterior applications. Cycle tested 1 million times, the mortise lock body and trim include a lifetime mechanical warranty. Watch the video and check the complete installation steps for INOX X Series mortise lock sets.

How to reverse a mortise lock with toggle button

Want to reverse a mortise lock with a toggle button from left to right, or right to left? Just check this quick video. Change handing? Remove catch screw on the chassis facing the outside for the outside lever. Change latch bolt handing? Remove armor front, remove catch screw on the latch, pull latch out and reverse direction and set screw back. Reinstall armor front.

Installing INOX levers with pre-roses

Decorative rosette covers concealed fixtures and provide a clean and elegant design esthetics. Spring supported lever enhance the durability and life cycle of a door lever set. This leads to several INOX levers require a pre-rose installation. and here's a handy and quick how-to video to help you install them easily with a minimum of stress.

How to install vertical dummy door lever handles

Here's the quickest way to install vertical dummy door lever handles with a pre-fab dummy kit. 




How INOX MicroArmor antimicrobial door hardware works

Unlike disinfectants, which provide a limited residual activity once the treated surface dries, the integrated antimicrobial technology used by MicroArmor works continuously to minimize microbe presence throughout the entire lifecycle of a treated surface.