Entry knob function
Entry function are the most popular type of entrance locks. The lock is unlocked by key from the outside, or with a turn of the door knob from the inside. The inside knob is always unlocked, so you can exit the house without unlocking the knob. The lock function is considered more secure because you can quickly leave the house by just turning the knob. The inside is locked by push button. When you turn the inner knob, the button releases automatically, so you won’t lock yourself out. Press the lock button on your way out and the door will lock behind you.
Storeroom Knob Function
Storeroom lock is typically used on an outside storage closet or storage room. This lock has a fixed knob on the exterior and always remains locked. The only way to unlock the door is with a key. The inside knob has no thumbturn and always remains unlocked.
Passage knob function
Passage knob sets do not lock. They are generally used for hall or closet doors where a lock is not required. Sometimes passage knobs are used along with a deadbolt for a locking door. Passage knobs are suitable for interior or exterior use
Privacy knob function
Privacy door knobs are generally used on bedrooms and bathrooms. Privacy knobs lock, but it is not a keyed security lock. privacy knobs can be locked from the inside with a turn button in the knob. Can be unlocked from the outside with a generic unlocking tool.
Dummy knob Function
Dummy door knobs are just one knob that mounts to the door with a mounting bracket. To use a dummy knob your door must not have the 2-1/8″ hole drilled as you would for a regular knob set. Dummy knobs are the perfect solution for ball catch doors or other applications where a latch is not needed, but the look of a doorknob is desired.
All lock features include all required mounting hardware. Entry, Passage and Privacy Knob sets are complete and include knobs on both sides of the door, latches, 3-way faceplate, strike plates and mounting screws.
Dummy Knobs are sold as single knobs with rosettes and mounting bracket with screws. Dummy functions do not contain latches, strike, or faceplate.
Passage, privacy and dummy knobs are non-keyed.