FAQ's for  Padlock Operated Bolts
Can a Padlock Operated Bolt be installed to a door?
Yes - A Padlock Operated Bolt (PLBW) can be welded to a steel door - or use the XT Sleeve (ordered with PLBW) to install a PLBW to timber door, aluminium door or aluminium roller door or shutter.
Are Padlock Operated Bolts handed?
No - A PLBW can be installed (with an XT sleeve) so that bolt either shoots to the left or to the right.
What is a PLB/RP5?
PLB/RP5 is a keeper (strike) plate for locking a PLBW.   The PLB/RP5 may be welded to a steel structure or it can be mounted using metal thread fasteners, ensuring that the fasteners cannot be loosened when the door or gate is locked.   It is not recommended to use self tapping screws when installing a PLB/RP5.
What is a PLB/WB60?
A PLB/WB60 is a wall bracket to enable a gate or door with a PLBW installed to be locked in an open position against a wall.   A PLB/WB60 ought not be used as a keeper plate.
Can a PLBW be installed shooting up ot down?
Yes - ensure that a hole at least 70mm deep can be formed in the floor (or sill) if the PLBW is shooting down or in the head of the door opening if the PLBW is shooting upwards.
The PLBW has no handle - how can I use it?
Refer to the installation instructions under Support at this site - at the end of the instructions you will find operating instructions.
What padlocks can be used with a PLBW?
A number of standard padlocks can be used with a PLBW.   To check if yours will fit, the body should be no more than 22mm thick and the distance between the top of the padlock body to the underside of the crown of the shackle should not be less than 21mm.