customers have written
Wed 18th Apr 2018
I was very pleased with the product. Placing the order was straight forward and delivery was great.
I will definitely purchase from you again.
Wed 18th Apr 2018
1.What made you choose to buy these products from SSP? - came up on a Google search
2.What did you think of the product? - just as described
3.What did we get right? everything
4.What could we improve? I'm sure there's something but I haven't found it - yet!
5. Is there anybody that you have dealt with that deserves a special mention in our team meeting? Everyone for a Team effort
Finally, out of 5 what would you rate us? 5
Wed 18th Apr 2018
1.What made you choose to buy these products from SSP? Appeared most suitable from internet search
2.What did you think of the product? First purchase followed by a second one
3.What did we get right? Overall very easy to deal with you
4.What could we improve? Minor gripe that first sign had been packed too early so very slight lines on face caused by cardboard but not sufficient to complain
5. Is there anybody that you have dealt with that deserves a special mention in our team meeting? Spoke to several, all easy to deal with Mike did all the hard work
Finally, out of 5 what would you rate us? Overall a 4.5 with drop downs for slight slowness on first response to query and sign as above. But would be happy to recommend
Tue 17th Apr 2018
1.What made you choose to buy these products from SSP? Internet search
2.What did you think of the product? Ideal
3.What did we get right? Efficient ordering system and efficient prompt delivery
4.What could we improve? Very little – always keen for lower process but did seem competitive
5. Is there anybody that you have dealt with that deserves a special mention in our team meeting? No – did not speak to anyone at a meeting
Finally, out of 5 what would you rate us? 5
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Secure Call Point Cover with Frangible Lock (C531/G/FL) surface mount
SSP No: 5872
RRP £48.99 (£58.79 inc vat)
NOW £42.95 (£51.54 inc vat)
Please click the link to see our new Call Point Cover Video
This unique locking Call Point Cover has been developed to eradicate malicious false fire alarms. Unlike SSP Direct’s standard call point covers, this product offers an actual barrier against malicious alarms as well as a visual one.
Incorporating a frangible lock, the person wishing to maliciously or perhaps absent-mindedly lift the call point cover is met with real resistance when they try to raise the cover up to press the alarm call point. However, is important to note the frangible lock will break when lifted with genuine force in an emergency (Replacement frangible lock can be bought in packs of ten at the link below)
Another feature with this frangible lock is they can be released with the snake eye security key provided. This means the call point can be serviced/tested without breaking and wasting the existing frangible lock.
This particular surface mount cover is equipped with our standard 30mm spacer, giving you 78mm of depth. If you require the larger 50mm spacer, please see the extra deep version of this emergency exit cover
This call point cover requires little DIY experience to fit. It is easily retro-fitted over previously the installed call point using the screws and rawl plugs it is supplied with.
Highly Recommended for….
Schools, colleges, universities, hospitals, nursing homes, hotels, shopping centre and all public buildings where there is a history or a threat of false fire alarms.
Surface Mounted Model
This cover is designed to go over call points that surface mounted on to the wall. The spacer and the rear has “pop-outs” to accommodate any trunking leading to the call point.
The cover comes with the standard message:
In case of emergency, lift cover break glass to open door
Want a different message entirely?
Alternatively, if you want a different message altogether, please click on Bespoke Message for call point covers in related products at the bottom of this page
Internal Width 105mm
Internal Height 140mm
Internal Depth 48mm
External Height 156mm
External Depth 57mm
Price quoted is per unit.
Supplied with full fixing kit (Screws & Rawl Plugs)
Delivery: Up to 5 days. Delivery is free when you spend over £75
Why buy from SSP Direct?
Established in 1999, our team has over 50 years of security and safety experience between us. This experience really counts when it comes to manufacturing or sourcing our extensive product range - with the savings we make being directly passed on to you at some of the UK's lowest online prices.
For more information on this product, please see the datasheet above.
Andrew Chapman (Thu 20th Aug 2015)
Thanks for all your help Danny - I've ordered the cover, locks, spare key and custom message.
Must say I was very impressed with the website layout, the way you guys use videos to showcase products and the responsiveness of your customer services. A refreshing contrast to my usual online experience!
Ian Baller (Fri 15th Jan 2016)
1. What made you choose to buy these products from SSP? after looking on search engines your site was most useful having the product I needed readily available
2. What did you think of the service? service was much better than expected, superfast delivery. I ordered one day it was here the next
3. What did you think of the product? not installed the product yet, but on inspection it looks ideal
4. Was the website easy enough to use? website was very easy to navigate
5. Out of 5 (with 5 being great) how would you rate us? 5+
Do I have to remove the break glass unit or button before installing this cover?
No. It is retro-fittable. In plain English this means it will fit over the top of your call point or push button. Simply drill four holes around the device, insert RAWL plugs provided and screw the cover into place. If there is any trunking or conduit (wires) going into the button or break glass, be sure to order the surface mounted version of this cover.
What is the difference between a flush mount and surface mounted cover?
Perhaps a little confusingly, flush or surface refers to the button or break glass unit itself. If the button is flush it is built into the wall. If it is surface mounted it is screwed on top of the wall. In essence if the button is inset within the wall it will not protrude that far, nor will it have wires going into the top of it. In this instance you will need a flush mounted cover.
What do the different colours mean?
The truth, the colour coding often ties with the colours of the buttons they are covering, particularly in the case of red and green.
Red covers should go over fire alarm call points. Green should go over break glass press to exit buttons. Yellow should go over emergency cut off or shut off buttons and blue is the generic catch all cover that can be used over anything.
Can I use this product in a sports hall?
This cover is made from 3mm thick shatter proof polycarbonate. It is incredibly tough and durable. It also has a curved shape to disperse the pressure of any significant impact across its entire surface. To give you a little reassurance, having been selling this product to sports halls and gyms for many years, we are pleased to say this has never been returned as being unsuitable for this environment.
Can I change the message on the cover?
Yes. Working with the space available we can pretty much show any message you require. However, please be aware that the lead time on doing this is around 5 days.
Can I take the message off?
Yes, easy. We can do it for you or you can do it yourself. All that is required is an Allen key to take the coloured plastic out of the top of this unit. You then would need to peel off the message and screw the plastic back into place. This process takes no more than a minute. if you like, SSP can do this at no extra cost.
Will I need to order an external cover if the button in question is outside?
If the button itself is water proof / weather resistant then in truth you may not need to. The only time you need the order an external cover is when the button or device being covered is not weather proof.
What on earth is a frangible lock?
The polycarbonate lock on the face of this cover is designed to give way if the cover is lifted with extreme force. This unit comes with a two pronged key so the cover can also be opened without breaking the frangible lock.
Can I buy more frangible lock when this one is inevitably broken in an emergency?
Yes, shown in the links below. You can also buy more keys, should extra members of staff need one.
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