Maxum Deadbolt

The Medeco® Maxum deadbolt exceeds Grade 1 ANSI/BHMA A156.36 standard for auxilary locks.  Solid brass, free turning collar and 1/4 inch diameter mounting bolts resist wrenching, prying and hammering attacks. One inch throw hardened steel bolt resists sawing and crowbar attacks.

Hardened steel inserts and rotating pins provide drill and pick resistance in accordance with UL437 standard for safetly for key locks. The Medeco3 design offers a utility patent that provides protection against unauthorized key duplication.

The Maxum deadbolt can be ordered with a variety of different cylinder technologies.  To compare the mechanical features, see the chart below.


Mechanical Cylinder Features




UL437 Listed x    
BHMA A156.36Grade 1 Certification x    
BHMA A156.30 Level A Certification the cylinder x    
Can be incorporated into existing master key system x x x
Protect against drill, wrenching, bumping and prying attacks x x  
Solid Brass Construction x x x
Accommodates both mortise and drive in face applications x x x
Large thumbturn for ease of use x x x
Key may be retrofitted with a prox head x x x
Double cylinder captive thumbturn available x x  


For loss and liability control, the Maxum offers the following eCylinder options:

Electronic Cylinder Features

Classic CLIQ


Audit of the cylinder x x
Audit of the key x x
Can be incorporated into Medeco® Mechanical system   x
Provides Scheduling x x
No wiring involved x x
Multiple user access groups x x


  • Solid brass collar spins under pressure to prevent wrench attacks
  • Large thumbturn provides ease of use by physically challenged individuals
  • Steel shroud over bolt protects against “ice pick” type attacks
  • High security strike plate has a special box design with 2 inch screws that anchor the strike directly to the building structure behind the frame, preventing “kick-in” type attacks
  • Hardened steel bolt and bolt throwing mechanism are surrounded by a heavy-gauge tubular steel housing for maximum resistance to crowbar attacks
  • Solid brass design is secured with high-tensile steel mounting bolts for maximum resistance against hammer and prying attacks
  • Utility patented key control, (for cylinders that incorporate the Medeco3 design), provides protection against the unauthorized duplication of keys
  • A special elevating and rotating pin tumbler design, along with false slots on the bottom pins, mushroom top pins and a sidebar mechanism, work together, to provide superior pick resistance
  • Angled cuts on the keys, along with fore and aft positioning, in the Medeco3 design, provide added dimensions that dramatically increases key combinations and enables Medeco® to produce some of the largest master key systems in the industry
  • Hardened steel inserts, positioned in critical areas of the cylinder, provide a high degree of drill resistance
  • UL437 listing provides assurance that cylinders meet universal standards for drill and pick resistance and resistance against other types of forced attack


  • Bolt mechanism designed to accommodate both mortise and drive-in applications, which provide greater flexibility and ease of installation


  • Warranted for two (2) years against manufacturer's defects. See the Medeco® limited warranty for full details

Technical Information:

  • Eight (8) different finishes provide an extremely close color match with existing hardware


  • 05 - Bright Brass 
  • 06 - Satin Brass 
  • 09 - Antique Brass
  • 10 - Satin Brass Blackened 
  • 11 - Bright Bronze
  • 12 - Satin Bronze
  • 13 - Oil Rubbed Bronze 
  • 18 - Bright Nickel 
  • 19 - Satin Nickel
  • 20 - Antique Nickel
  • 22 - Black 
  • 24 - Dark Bronze 
  • 25 - Bright Chrome 
  • 26 - Satin Chrome

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