Schlage ND53BD ATH (Athens) SFIC Interchangeable Core Entrance Lever Lock

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  • Heavy-Duty, ANSI/BHMA Certified Grade 1
  • Interchangeable Core (SFIC Core Sold Separately)
  • ANSI Function F109 – Entrance

Available Options:


Schlage ND53BD ATH Grade-1 Cylindrical Lever Lock, Entrance Function, Athens Lever, Less Small Format Interchangeable Core

The ND Series is ANSI/BHMA Grade 1 certified and performs beyond the Grade 1 standards. The Schlage ND is regularly used in healthcare, education, government, office, retail, and other commercial applications.

ANSI Function F109 – Turn/push-button locking. Pushing and turning button locks outside lever requiring use of key until button is manually unlocked. Push-button locking. Pushing button locks outside lever until unlocked by key or by rotating inside lever. Inside lever always free. Deadlocking latch bolt.

Interchangeable core users can enjoy the convenience of fast rekeying without having to disassemble the lock. This feature is very useful in applications where a high frequency of core changes are needed.

  • SFIC = Small Size Interchangeable Core (sold separately)
  • Significantly exceeds ANSI/BHMA Grade 1 requirements
  • Withstands 3,100 in-lb. of abusive lever torque, as well as 1,600 lbs. of offset lever pull for protection against pry bar attacks
  • Not only strong from attacks, but it also shows nearly zero droop or wobble after 16 million cycles
  • The strongest cylindrical lock Schlage has ever built



605 Bright Brass, 606 Satin Brass, 612 Satin Bronze, 613 Oil Rubbed Bronze, 619 Satin Nickel, 622 Matte Black, 625 Bright Chrome, 626 Satin Chrome, 626AM Satin Chrome Antimicrobial, 643e Aged Bronze

Lock Function

Entry (Entrance)

Lever Design

ATH (Athens)


Less Interchangeable Core


1/2” throw, deadlocking – 1-1/8" x 2-1/4" face


4-7/8” x 1-1/4” ASA/ANSI strike with curved lip to meet ANSI A115.2 door frame preparation


2-3/4" standard

ANSI/BHMA Standard

Meets and Exceeds ANSI/BHMA A156.2, Series 4000, Grade 1


Heavy Duty

ADA Compliance

Meets ADA requirements – A117.1 Accessibility Code

Fire Rating

UL/cUL listed up to 3 Hours (A Label) – UL symbol on the latch front



Door Thickness



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