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Seismic Step Change for Security Beckons

Seismic Step Change for Security Beckons

The Automatic Door Suppliers Association, of which RTR Services are a proud member, is considering the impact of potential new anti-terrorism legislation to improve venue security and urges the industry...

The Automatic Door Suppliers Association, of which RTR Services are a proud member, is considering the impact of potential new anti-terrorism legislation to improve venue security and urges the industry...

New Starter

New Starter

New Starter

We are excited to announce the appointment of Ian Marshall-Bennett to the RTR Services Team, who joined us in December as Product Manager. Ian Marshall-Bennett, says: “I’m very pleased to...

We are excited to announce the appointment of Ian Marshall-Bennett to the RTR Services Team, who joined us in December as Product Manager. Ian Marshall-Bennett, says: “I’m very pleased to...

New Product Development

New Product Development

We are pleased to inform you that the Hotron SSR-3 sensor (our code SAP4004M) will now come with an enhanced radar module that has improved angle adjustment. The new FCC-approved universal...

We are pleased to inform you that the Hotron SSR-3 sensor (our code SAP4004M) will now come with an enhanced radar module that has improved angle adjustment. The new FCC-approved universal...

Have you got yours?

Have you got yours?

Have you got yours?

We would like to remind you that our RTR Services Issue 9 catalogue is now available. It contains the latest pricing and product additions, and we have received high demand...

We would like to remind you that our RTR Services Issue 9 catalogue is now available. It contains the latest pricing and product additions, and we have received high demand...

Internal promotions!

Internal promotions!

We are pleased to announce the well-earned promotion of both Adam Clift and Adam Bell, they will undertake their new roles immediately and their new titles are: Adam Clift –...

We are pleased to announce the well-earned promotion of both Adam Clift and Adam Bell, they will undertake their new roles immediately and their new titles are: Adam Clift –...

Updated Website

Updated Website

Updated Website

Earlier this month we refreshed and updated the RTR Services website. Whilst keeping the RTR Services look we have enhanced our website to make your purchasing experience easier and quicker...

Earlier this month we refreshed and updated the RTR Services website. Whilst keeping the RTR Services look we have enhanced our website to make your purchasing experience easier and quicker...

Thank you for your donations.

Thank you for your donations.

As part of our commitment to promoting mental well-being, RTR held a 5k Charity Run/Walk on Wednesday May 15th to help raise funds for MIND Hertfordshire, with staff from our...

As part of our commitment to promoting mental well-being, RTR held a 5k Charity Run/Walk on Wednesday May 15th to help raise funds for MIND Hertfordshire, with staff from our...

New battery backup system for the dormakaba ED 100/250 swing operators

New battery backup system for the dormakaba ED ...

In this month’s TechTalk we cover the new battery backup system for the dormakaba ED 100/250 swing operators. We will be supplying four kits:   - ACC0510 which is for...

In this month’s TechTalk we cover the new battery backup system for the dormakaba ED 100/250 swing operators. We will be supplying four kits:   - ACC0510 which is for...

Exciting developments at our Lichfield training centre

Exciting developments at our Lichfield training...

We have been busy at our training centre, and we wanted to give you a sneak peek of what we have been working on. We have designed and are currently...

We have been busy at our training centre, and we wanted to give you a sneak peek of what we have been working on. We have designed and are currently...

RollerSafe ACC0112-NT Fingerguard Update

RollerSafe ACC0112-NT Fingerguard Update

Following in the footsteps of the unit is the RollerGuard ACC0127 finger guard which benefits from some of the unique features of its predecessor: Black PVC wipe clean blind fabric-...

Following in the footsteps of the unit is the RollerGuard ACC0127 finger guard which benefits from some of the unique features of its predecessor: Black PVC wipe clean blind fabric-...

The W.C. Range Offers New Finish Options

The W.C. Range Offers New Finish Options

Product Information  The current kit can now also be supplied with a dormakaba PORTEO swing door drive unit. This stylish interior door drive unit comes complete with slide arm and...

Product Information  The current kit can now also be supplied with a dormakaba PORTEO swing door drive unit. This stylish interior door drive unit comes complete with slide arm and...

Issue 9 is now available!

Issue 9 is now available!

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our latest Issue 9 parts catalogue. This 706-page catalogue features: A new spare parts section containing the Record STA20 & DFA & FTA...

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our latest Issue 9 parts catalogue. This 706-page catalogue features: A new spare parts section containing the Record STA20 & DFA & FTA...

New Product Highlight - BEA V-switch

New Product Highlight - BEA V-switch

The V-SWITCH is a touchless opening sensor for automatic doors, using laser technology. It activates the door when an intentional movement is detected in a pre-defined area. The sensor can be surface...

The V-SWITCH is a touchless opening sensor for automatic doors, using laser technology. It activates the door when an intentional movement is detected in a pre-defined area. The sensor can be surface...

Environmental Events

Environmental Events

April was an exciting time for us at RTR Services as we arranged a couple of Sustainability events, which were dedicated to focusing on our company’s environmental responsibility and well-being....

April was an exciting time for us at RTR Services as we arranged a couple of Sustainability events, which were dedicated to focusing on our company’s environmental responsibility and well-being....

We are now on X and Instagram

We are now on X and Instagram

We are thrilled to announce we have expanded our social network presence! Now, you can connect with us on X and Instagram for all our news updates and product posts....

We are thrilled to announce we have expanded our social network presence! Now, you can connect with us on X and Instagram for all our news updates and product posts....

We are visiting the Security Event at the NEC

We are visiting the Security Event at the NEC

The RTR Services team are looking forward to visiting The Security Event at NEC Birmingham on the 30th April and the 1st May. We will have key members of the...

The RTR Services team are looking forward to visiting The Security Event at NEC Birmingham on the 30th April and the 1st May. We will have key members of the...

CS80 MAGNEO

CS80 MAGNEO

CS80 MAGNEO

The CS 80 MAGNEO is our Newest Automatic Sliding Door Operator suited for use in internal applications. Read the full article to find out more about its main features.

The CS 80 MAGNEO is our Newest Automatic Sliding Door Operator suited for use in internal applications. Read the full article to find out more about its main features.

NEW: Contactless Surface Door Release Button

NEW: Contactless Surface Door Release Button

The contactless surface door release button is now available in sleek black with white lettering. Read the full article to learn more about its main features.

The contactless surface door release button is now available in sleek black with white lettering. Read the full article to learn more about its main features.

New Catalogue

New Catalogue

New Catalogue

Watch out for the launch of our newest Issue 9 catalogue, packed with fresh products and spare parts. Read the full article to learn more.

Watch out for the launch of our newest Issue 9 catalogue, packed with fresh products and spare parts. Read the full article to learn more.

Stealth Products

Stealth Products

Stealth Products

Discover our latest addition: The Stealth Maglocks range, perfect for modern security needs. Read the full article to learn more about the products main features and capabilities.

Discover our latest addition: The Stealth Maglocks range, perfect for modern security needs. Read the full article to learn more about the products main features and capabilities.

Industry update from ADSA

Industry update from ADSA

The beginning of 2024 has seen the publication of a brand-new standard BS EN 16005:2023. The Standard is key for our industry.

The beginning of 2024 has seen the publication of a brand-new standard BS EN 16005:2023. The Standard is key for our industry.

Welcome to a new Team Member!

Welcome to a new Team Member!

We would like to welcome Summer Welsh to the RTR Services team, our new Customer Sales Support. See what she has to say.

We would like to welcome Summer Welsh to the RTR Services team, our new Customer Sales Support. See what she has to say.

Optex Sensor Installation Tool

Optex Sensor Installation Tool

In this second TechTalk article we will cover this easy to use installation tool, the Optex Sensor.

In this second TechTalk article we will cover this easy to use installation tool, the Optex Sensor.

FRG1 Finger Guard

FRG1 Finger Guard

FRG1 Finger Guard

Introducing the RTR FRG1 Finger guard. Read the full article to discover the products main features and capabilities.

Introducing the RTR FRG1 Finger guard. Read the full article to discover the products main features and capabilities.

Welcome back and Happy New Year from all at RTR.

Welcome back and Happy New Year from all at RTR.

We hope everyone had a safe and peaceful break over the festive period.  We are excited to see what 2024 brings and we look forward to supporting you to the...

We hope everyone had a safe and peaceful break over the festive period.  We are excited to see what 2024 brings and we look forward to supporting you to the...

Introducing the BEA Widescan Industrial Door sensor

Introducing the BEA Widescan Industrial Door se...

The BEA Widescan Industrial Door sensor revolutionizes activation and safety through cutting-edge technology. Key Features of the BEA Widescan Door Sensor: 1. Precision with Laser Technology: Thanks to precise laser...

The BEA Widescan Industrial Door sensor revolutionizes activation and safety through cutting-edge technology. Key Features of the BEA Widescan Door Sensor: 1. Precision with Laser Technology: Thanks to precise laser...

Packaging

Packaging

Packaging

Here at RTR, we make sure we can offer sustainable and eco-friendly alternatives when it comes to packaging and deliveries. We understand the importance of our environment and playing our...

Here at RTR, we make sure we can offer sustainable and eco-friendly alternatives when it comes to packaging and deliveries. We understand the importance of our environment and playing our...

Our Christmas message!

Our Christmas message!

Events around the world show that conflict and turmoil are forever present and can put into perspective our own personal challenges. As another busy year draws to a close, I...

Events around the world show that conflict and turmoil are forever present and can put into perspective our own personal challenges. As another busy year draws to a close, I...

TechTalk

TechTalk

TechTalk

Earlier this year BEA decided to  adopt the same wiring colours across their full range of sensors. There will be 3 different sets of cables in the field , and...

Earlier this year BEA decided to  adopt the same wiring colours across their full range of sensors. There will be 3 different sets of cables in the field , and...

Thank You!

Thank You!

Thank You!

The mosaic of this image is the full list of the 44 articles we have shared with you during 2023. We have covered over 30 product highlights and introduced to...

The mosaic of this image is the full list of the 44 articles we have shared with you during 2023. We have covered over 30 product highlights and introduced to...

RTR Services Support BBC DIY SOS Children in Need Big Build

RTR Services Support BBC DIY SOS Children in Ne...

Introduction: RTR's Contribution to BBC DIY SOS - Children in Need Big Build Project RTR have donated dormakaba ED operators and accessories to the BBC DIY SOS - Children in Need Big...

Introduction: RTR's Contribution to BBC DIY SOS - Children in Need Big Build Project RTR have donated dormakaba ED operators and accessories to the BBC DIY SOS - Children in Need Big...

Christmas Barrier deliveries

Christmas Barrier deliveries

Our in-house barrier fabrication team need your help to ensure you get your pre-Christmas barriers in time. In the run up to Christmas its important that we get adequate notice...

Our in-house barrier fabrication team need your help to ensure you get your pre-Christmas barriers in time. In the run up to Christmas its important that we get adequate notice...

Custom designed key plates

Custom designed key plates

We pride ourselves in the range of products we supply and the services we offer and our in-house engraving service demonstrates this perfectly. Whether it’s detailing the switch positions or...

We pride ourselves in the range of products we supply and the services we offer and our in-house engraving service demonstrates this perfectly. Whether it’s detailing the switch positions or...

Coming soon TechTalk

Coming soon TechTalk

In the first TechTalk  which in our December newsletter we will cover the wiring changes on the BEA ARTEK sensor. We will of course add the details to our RTR...

In the first TechTalk  which in our December newsletter we will cover the wiring changes on the BEA ARTEK sensor. We will of course add the details to our RTR...

Fore!

Fore!

Fore!

The RTR Golf Team had a fantastic day at the recent Automatic Door Suppliers Association Ltd annual golf day. Although we didn't win, we improved on our position from last year and...

The RTR Golf Team had a fantastic day at the recent Automatic Door Suppliers Association Ltd annual golf day. Although we didn't win, we improved on our position from last year and...

New Product Launch!

New Product Launch!

New Product Launch!

The SVP 6000 emergency escape lock is particularly suitable for  external doors that need to be permanently accessed from the inside but rendered accessible from the outside by authorized persons...

The SVP 6000 emergency escape lock is particularly suitable for  external doors that need to be permanently accessed from the inside but rendered accessible from the outside by authorized persons...

Introducing the dormakaba SVP 5000

Introducing the dormakaba SVP 5000

The SVP 5000 is a purely mechanical lock which automatically locks single leaf doors after each closing cycle – offering the ultimate in both convenience and security.  Emergency escape/panic function...

The SVP 5000 is a purely mechanical lock which automatically locks single leaf doors after each closing cycle – offering the ultimate in both convenience and security.  Emergency escape/panic function...

The dormakaba SVP 2000 DCW Motor Lock is now available

The dormakaba SVP 2000 DCW Motor Lock is now av...

The SVP 2000 DCW emergency escape motor lock offers enhanced convenience with motorized unlocking. The motor lock comes into its own particularly in conjunction with access control and emergency exit...

The SVP 2000 DCW emergency escape motor lock offers enhanced convenience with motorized unlocking. The motor lock comes into its own particularly in conjunction with access control and emergency exit...

Cheryl Flinders 10 years anniversary

Cheryl Flinders 10 years anniversary

We are excited to congratulate Cheryl Flinders our Business Development Manager (South ) on reaching her 10th anniversary at RTR Services . Cheryl is a valuable member of our team...

We are excited to congratulate Cheryl Flinders our Business Development Manager (South ) on reaching her 10th anniversary at RTR Services . Cheryl is a valuable member of our team...

MLA display boards

MLA display boards

MLA display boards

Our Sales Manager Sean Bennett, recently delivered and installed in the Master Locksmith Association training room, two interactive boards which show the Porteo swing door operator and the Evolo Smart...

Our Sales Manager Sean Bennett, recently delivered and installed in the Master Locksmith Association training room, two interactive boards which show the Porteo swing door operator and the Evolo Smart...

The GILGEN FD20 Automatic door drive unit a choice for all occasions

The GILGEN FD20 Automatic door drive unit a cho...

The FD20 has built up a reputation for simplicity and strength due to its compact and light weight design. The electromechanical swing door drive unit provides quiet and smooth door...

The FD20 has built up a reputation for simplicity and strength due to its compact and light weight design. The electromechanical swing door drive unit provides quiet and smooth door...

“Some things are best left said”

“Some things are best left said”

New Product Alert - WC Voice  This new cost effective product provides audible voice messages to aid users with visual impairments, it can be easily integrated into our WC entry...

New Product Alert - WC Voice  This new cost effective product provides audible voice messages to aid users with visual impairments, it can be easily integrated into our WC entry...

New Delivery Option!

New Delivery Option!

We wanted to update you on a great enhancement to our service which will allows you to manage the leaving your shipments in a safe place, should you not be...

We wanted to update you on a great enhancement to our service which will allows you to manage the leaving your shipments in a safe place, should you not be...

New Team Member!

New Team Member!

New Team Member!

David Laverick our new Technical Manager says " I joined the technical department at RTR on 26th June this year. I have over 30 years’ experience in the door industry...

David Laverick our new Technical Manager says " I joined the technical department at RTR on 26th June this year. I have over 30 years’ experience in the door industry...

New technical support

New technical support

Darren Bucholz our new technical support says "I joined RTR Services technical department in January this year. I have over 25 years’ experience within the auto door trade, working with...

Darren Bucholz our new technical support says "I joined RTR Services technical department in January this year. I have over 25 years’ experience within the auto door trade, working with...

New Warehouse Assistant!

New Warehouse Assistant!

We would like to welcome Hosam to RTR Services , here is a little background from him "I  started with RTR Services 5 months ago and I have found all...

We would like to welcome Hosam to RTR Services , here is a little background from him "I  started with RTR Services 5 months ago and I have found all...

Controlled Access

Controlled Access

Controlled Access

RTR started its product journey supplying products for automatic doors however over the years we recognized that our customers were increasingly being asked to install and maintain a variety of...

RTR started its product journey supplying products for automatic doors however over the years we recognized that our customers were increasingly being asked to install and maintain a variety of...

Smart Access Solutions

Smart Access Solutions

Access Control is becoming more varied with an abundance of technical products but that doesn’t mean that installing them or using them shouldn’t be easy. The latest solutions offer flexibility...

Access Control is becoming more varied with an abundance of technical products but that doesn’t mean that installing them or using them shouldn’t be easy. The latest solutions offer flexibility...

Access made easy

Access made easy

Access made easy

Electrically operated keypads offer a simple yet effective way of keeping doors secure. RTR offer a range that ensures most applications can be accommodated and we also supply the electric...

Electrically operated keypads offer a simple yet effective way of keeping doors secure. RTR offer a range that ensures most applications can be accommodated and we also supply the electric...

Who do you Associate with?

Who do you Associate with?

Here are RTR we are a great supporter of the industry associations and the role they play in developing standards and contribute to legislation. We are active members of The...

Here are RTR we are a great supporter of the industry associations and the role they play in developing standards and contribute to legislation. We are active members of The...

Hotron Sensors Highlighted

Hotron Sensors Highlighted

We are pleased to announce that we have expanded our range of Hotron activation and safety sensors and accessories. The sensors have a reputation for reliability and a broad span...

We are pleased to announce that we have expanded our range of Hotron activation and safety sensors and accessories. The sensors have a reputation for reliability and a broad span...

RTR Sensor Training

RTR Sensor Training

RTR Sensor Training

Following the successful launch of our dormakaba ED100/250 specification training we are pleased to announce our latest offering. There is a choice of door sensor manufacturers and various ranges of...

Following the successful launch of our dormakaba ED100/250 specification training we are pleased to announce our latest offering. There is a choice of door sensor manufacturers and various ranges of...

Introducing the Evolo Smart range by dormakaba.

Introducing the Evolo Smart range by dormakaba.

The digital cylinder is part of the dormakaba evolo smart standalone portfolio. That means no cabling is required within the door because it is operated with a standard battery. The...

The digital cylinder is part of the dormakaba evolo smart standalone portfolio. That means no cabling is required within the door because it is operated with a standard battery. The...

Evolo Smart Compact Access Control Reader

Evolo Smart Compact Access Control Reader

Compatible with other evolo smart products for mix and match situations for 1 up to 50 users. Features  Slim and compact, 35mm wide, it fits onto the smallest surface areas...

Compatible with other evolo smart products for mix and match situations for 1 up to 50 users. Features  Slim and compact, 35mm wide, it fits onto the smallest surface areas...

Evolo Smart Compact Access Control Reader and Lever

Evolo Smart Compact Access Control Reader and L...

The evolo smart compact lever is particularly suitable for microenterprises. What’s so special about the solution?  You do not need any extra hardware to program your door components, change or...

The evolo smart compact lever is particularly suitable for microenterprises. What’s so special about the solution?  You do not need any extra hardware to program your door components, change or...

Evolo Smart C Lever Pro Access Control Reader and Lever

Evolo Smart C Lever Pro Access Control Reader a...

Access is granted using one of three options, Smartphone, card or fob. Compatible with other evolo smart products for mix and match situations for 1 up to 50 users. Comes...

Access is granted using one of three options, Smartphone, card or fob. Compatible with other evolo smart products for mix and match situations for 1 up to 50 users. Comes...

The GILGEN FD10 Automatic Door Drive Unit offers sleek design without compromises

The GILGEN FD10 Automatic Door Drive Unit offer...

If it is a minimalistic style you are looking for with no loss of features and reliability then the Gilgen FD10 could be the automatic door drive unit for you....

If it is a minimalistic style you are looking for with no loss of features and reliability then the Gilgen FD10 could be the automatic door drive unit for you....

What’s new on the BEA IXIO Artek

What’s new on the BEA IXIO Artek

The New IXIO ARTEK is available to order this new version will incorporate the same radar activation sensor as was recently introduced in the Eagle ARTEK  sensor. The basic setup...

The New IXIO ARTEK is available to order this new version will incorporate the same radar activation sensor as was recently introduced in the Eagle ARTEK  sensor. The basic setup...

BEA FlatScan 3D Gets the Thumbs up

BEA FlatScan 3D Gets the Thumbs up

Door Access and Entrance Systems (DAES) based in the Northwest specialise in Automatics, Industrial doors and Gate and Barrier products. Being members of the Automatic Door Suppliers Association, they embrace...

Door Access and Entrance Systems (DAES) based in the Northwest specialise in Automatics, Industrial doors and Gate and Barrier products. Being members of the Automatic Door Suppliers Association, they embrace...

Slide into action

Slide into action

Slide into action

Need a sliding drive in a hurry? we now hold fixed length dormakaba ES200 drives in stock. We know how urgent some installations can be so we hope that this...

Need a sliding drive in a hurry? we now hold fixed length dormakaba ES200 drives in stock. We know how urgent some installations can be so we hope that this...

Porteo Automatic Door Drive Unit

Porteo Automatic Door Drive Unit

Introducing PORTEO the lower cost solution to interior and domestic swing door automation The PORTEO was developed to make door automation a choice where price considerations were previously a barrier....

Introducing PORTEO the lower cost solution to interior and domestic swing door automation The PORTEO was developed to make door automation a choice where price considerations were previously a barrier....

Ready to Connect

Ready to Connect

Ready to Connect

The PORTEO is delivered ready-to-connect and offers much comfort and safety in conjunction with fast mounting thanks to its Plug & Go feature. The system is delivered as a complete...

The PORTEO is delivered ready-to-connect and offers much comfort and safety in conjunction with fast mounting thanks to its Plug & Go feature. The system is delivered as a complete...

Compact and Elegant Design

Compact and Elegant Design

The PORTEO has been designed to blend in with the rest of the building door hardware hence its slim 60mm height, similar to most manual door closers. The elegant design...

The PORTEO has been designed to blend in with the rest of the building door hardware hence its slim 60mm height, similar to most manual door closers. The elegant design...

New Drive Unit Mounting Plates

New Drive Unit Mounting Plates

Sometimes it can be difficult to get a suitable fixing ground when mounting swing and slide drive units so to give some assistance we have introduced to our range 6mm...

Sometimes it can be difficult to get a suitable fixing ground when mounting swing and slide drive units so to give some assistance we have introduced to our range 6mm...

RTR in 2023

RTR in 2023

RTR in 2023

Welcome back and Happy New Year from all at RTR. Ashley White, RTR Services Business Manager says “We hope everyone had a safe and peaceful break over the festive period. ...

Welcome back and Happy New Year from all at RTR. Ashley White, RTR Services Business Manager says “We hope everyone had a safe and peaceful break over the festive period. ...

BEA IXIO - Upgrade

BEA IXIO - Upgrade

BEA IXIO - Upgrade

After more than 10 years of good service, the IXIO range will undergo an upgrade in April 2023. Following in the footsteps of the EAGLE Artek, the IXIO-D will also...

After more than 10 years of good service, the IXIO range will undergo an upgrade in April 2023. Following in the footsteps of the EAGLE Artek, the IXIO-D will also...