Types of Door Functions

The main types of door functions are Passage (doors that don’t require locking), Privacy (a door that can be locked by a button on the inside), Dummy (has no mechanical latch and acts only as a pull), and Interior Mortise (door with an active latch with skeleton key lock). Learn more about each function through our explanations below.

Passage Set

  • Active latch with no locking mechanism.
  • The knob is always unlocked.
  • Specify “KH” to order a non-functioning keyhole.
  • Standard door range: 1-3/8” to 1-3/4” thick.
Passage Handleset

Privacy Lock

  • Active latch with a locking mechanism.
  • Privacy pin provides locking through rose or long plate.
  • Can be opened from outside with a release key.
  • Specify “KH” to order a non-functioning keyhole.
  • Standard door range: 1-3/8” to 1-3/4” thick.
Privacy Handleset

Single Dummy

  • A non-functioning door set without a passage/privacy latch, and no locking mechanism, used on one side of the door (typically used with roller catch, flush bolts or surface bolts).
  • Surface mounted.
  • Specify “KH” to order a non-functioning keyhole.
Single Dummy

Double Dummy

  • Two non-functioning door sets (without a passage/privacy latch) are used on both sides of a door, or on side-by-side or French doors (typically used with roller catch, flush bolts or surface bolts).
  • Surface mounted or thru-bolted.
  • Specify “KH” to order a non-functioning keyhole.
Double Dummy Handleset

Interior Mortise Lock

  • Active latch with a skeleton key locking mechanism.
  • Requires special mortise door preparation for mortise case, unless the door is already prepped for a mortise lock.
  • Backset 2 1/4″.
  • Standard door range: 1-3/8” to 1-3/4” thick.
Interior Mortise Lock

Single Cylinder Deadbolt

  • Manually operated bolt for entry door with keyed cylinder on the exterior and thumbturn on the interior.
  • Standard door range: 1-3/4” to 2” thick.
Single Cylinder Deadbolt

Double Cylinder Deadbolt

  • Manually operated bolt for entry door with keyed cylinder on both the exterior and interior.
  • Standard door range: 1-3/4” to 2” thick.
Double Cylinder Deadbolt

Entry Handleset with Single Cylinder

  • Active interior thumb-operated latch and grip incorporating an exterior latch (passage) single cylinder deadbolt.
  • Requires interior and exterior single cylinder handleset trims to make a complete handleset.
  • Standard door range: 1-3/4” to 2” thick.
Single Cylinder Entry Set