Schlage ND53RD RHO (Rhodes) Entrance Lever Lock with FSIC Full Size Interchangeable Core

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  • ANSI/BHMA Certified A156.2, Grade 1
  • Core included, furnished 1-bitted with two (2) operating key blanks
  • Control key not included (sold separately)

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Schlage ND53RD RHO Grade-1 Cylindrical Lever Lock, Entrance Function, Rhodes Lever, Includes Full Size Interchangeable Core (FSIC)

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.

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.

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.

  • Supplied 1-bitted, ready to be keyed
  • No control key is included (must be ordered separately – see the links below)
  • 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

Control Keys (must be purchased separately)




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)

Cylinder & Keys

Schlage FSIC with core, 1-bitted, with 2 keys


Schlage C Keyway, Schlage S123 Keyway

Lever Design

RHO (Rhodes)




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


Medium Duty

ANSI/BHMA Standard

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

ADA Compliance

Meets ADA requirements – A117.1 Accessibility Code

Fire Rating

UL/cUL listed up to 3 Hours – UL symbol on the latch front

CA Fire Code

All levers with a return to door of 1 ⁄2" (64 mm) or less comply

FL Building Code

ASTM E330, E1886, E1996 and Miami Dade (TAS 201, 202, 203) requirements for hurricanes



Door Thickness

1-3/8" to 1-3/4"


10 Years


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