BUY Birmingham Bar

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The Birmingham Bar is very highly recommended by police and security specialists to strengthen a door frame against 'kick-in' attack

It is a multi-purpose flat security bar mainly used to strengthen the hinge side of the door frame on inward opening doors.  If only mortice locks are fitted to the door (ie. there is no rim lock staple on the frame) the Birmingham Bar can also be used to strengthen the frame on the locking part side

On an outward opening door it can be used on the external face of the door frame on both sides.  It will then resist chisel or jemmy attack to the frame but must be fitted using security screws or bolts

A packet of 2 1/2" long No. 10 hardened steel woodscrews is supplied.  If these screws are used to fix the bar externally (as an alternative to using security screws) we suggest that the screw heads are burred over (after final fixing) to help prevent unauthorised removal

 

 

Most of the bars are available in three lengths and two widths of steel

 

  • NB: Check the available width of flat door frame - before ordering as there may be architrave already fitted
  • Decide on the width of bar required - 5/8" (16mm) or 3/4" (20mm)
  • Decide on the length of bar required - 26" (650mm), 72" (1830mm) or 78" (1980mm)
  • Decide on the colour required

 

Enlarged illustration of Birmingham Bar - click here

  • 26" (650mm) x 5/8" (16mm) solid steel bar - with rounded sides and countersunk screw holes
  • To Reinforce and Strengthen Wooden Door Frame
  • White Colour
  • 72" (1830mm)  x 5/8" (16mm) solid steel bar - with rounded sides and countersunk screw holes
  • To Reinforce and Strengthen Wooden Door Frame
  • 78" (1980mm) x 5/8" (16mm) solid steel bar - with rounded sides and countersunk screw holes
  • To Reinforce and Strengthen Wooden Door Frame
  • 26" (650mm) x 3/4" (20mm) solid steel bar - with rounded sides and countersunk screw holes
  • To Reinforce and Strengthen Wooden Door Frame
  • 78" (1980mm) x 3/4" (20mm) solid steel bar - with rounded sides and countersunk screw holes
  • To Reinforce and Strengthen Wooden Door Frame