Yale 4700 Lever Lock

Yale® 4700(LN) cylindrical locks are the ideal choice for a wide variety of commercial applications where consistent quality, ease of use and installation are required at an economical price. The 4700(LN) Series is certified to ANSI/BHMA Grade 1 standards and is UL fire-listed for all functions ensuring reliability and peace of mind.


The 4700LN lever designs meets accessibility guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the requirements of the Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards and ANSI A117.1, all requiring ease of accessibility for the handicapped.


Certified ANSI/BHMA A156.2, Series 4000 Grade 1.

Door Thickness

For 4700LN levers, patented (patent no. 6,131,970) door adjustable rose support plates allow the 4700LN to easily adjust to doors from 1-3/4″ (44mm) to 2″ (51mm) thick. For 1-3/8″ (35mm) or 2-1/4″ (57mm) thick doors, please specify door thickness on order. 4700 knobs adjustable for doors 1-3/4″ (44mm) to 2″ (51mm).

Free Wheeling Lever Trim

All 4700(LN) Series locking functions feature the Free Wheeling lever mechanism. When the outside lever is locked, it will rotate freely up and down while remaining securely locked.


Fits ANSI/BHMA A156.115, which covers Hardware Preparation in Steel Doors and Frames and ANSI/ BHMA A156.115-W for Wood Doors with Wood or Steel Frames


The 4700(LN) series cylindrical locks carry a five-year mechanical warranty.


2-3/4″ (70mm) backset, 1/2″ (13mm) throw latchbolt deadlocking or plain supplied standard. See page 11 for optional latchbolts.

Fire Listings

4700(LN) Series locksets are UL – cUL listed for use on fire doors having a rating up to and including 3 hours.

Note: Any retrofit or other field modification to a fire rated opening can potentially impact the fire rating of the opening, and Yale Locks & Hardware makes no representations or warranties concerning what such impact may be in any specific situation. When retrofitting any portion of an existing fire rated opening, or specifying and installing a new fire-rated opening, please consult with a code specialist or local code official (Authority Having Jurisdiction) to ensure compliance with all applicable codes and ratings.


The 4700(LN) series cylindrical locksets are available with a 2-3/4″ (70mm) standard backset.


ANSI strike 4-7/8″ x 1-1/4″ x 1-1/4″ (124mm x 32mm x 32mm) lip to center supplied standard

Knurled Lever Designs

Where required by the local authority, 4700LN series trim can be knurled to be identifiable to the touch for blind persons. All lever designs in all finishes, with the exception of 612, may be ordered knurled. Only the outside lever will be knurled unless specified otherwise. To order, suffix the lockset model number with “Knurled”, i.e. 4707LN x Knurled.