Securitex Electronic Systems Engineering


Electronic Locking Division


DETEX ECL 230 Emergency Exit Push Bar (USA)


The Detex ECL-230 series has been the industry standard alarmed exit control lock for more than 30 years. Easy to install, rugged, and economical; the ECL-230 series has been continuously updated to provide even more options, quality, and value, all in a time tested design.


  • Attack resistant design withstands over 2200 lbs. of outside pull force
  • Proven durability and reliability at a reasonable price
  • Reduces employee and customer theft
  • Easy to install
  • Time-tested construction resists attack from the inside
  • Easy to see if the lights go out
  • Straightforward operation that everyone understands


  • Single point, 1" throw dead bolt
  • Saw-resistant deadbolt
  • Corrosion resistant allow lock body
  • 100 decibel alarm, powered by 9-volt battery (included)
  • Accepts 5-pin through 7-pin standard and interchangeable core rim cylinders
  • Durable steel plate with photo luminescent sign absorbs light to then "glow in the dark" when lights are dimmed
  • Non-handed
  • Locking and unlocking the dead bolt always arms and disarms the alarm
  • Resetting the alarm can only be accomplished with a control key

Technical Information:

  • Door Types - Wood, Hollow Metal or Aluminum
  • Door Thickness - Fits standard 1-3/4" - 2-1/4"
  • Minimum standard door width for ECL-230D is 20"
  • Minimum standard door width for ECL-230D-PH is 34"
  • Double Door requirements: 1 ECL-230, 1 ECL-445K, 1 ECL-435K and 1 DDH-2250 (or 1 VRA-143 in place of 1 ECL-435K and 1 DDH-2250) or 2 ECL-230, 1 ECL-445K and 1-90KR
  • Door Stile - Fits minimum 5-3/4" with ECL-437K Strike (Std.)
  • Door Stile - Fits maximum 1-7/8" with ECL-475 Kit
  • Machine and Sheet Metal Screws (Std.)

Download catalogue click here: ECL-230


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