dormakaba E-Plex E5031

Electronic Push Button Lock

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Lost keys and security breaches come at you fast. The solution is the E-Plex Grade 1 security stand-alone access control lock. From multiple users to audits, you’ll be able to better protect assets and your workforce.

SKU: E5031
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  • Heavy Duty – ANSI/BHMA Grade 1, stand-alone access control lock
  • Cylindrical latch-bolt locking mechanism (latch includes a 1/4″ deadlocking plunger bolt to prevent jimmying of door)
  • Supports 100 users; 4-8 digit user access codes (100 million possible code combinations)
  • Easy programming via keypad or PC using optional E-Plex Software Implementation Kit (available at checkout)
  • PC management simplifies administration of doors and users as facility’s number of personnel and access points grow
  • Records a time/date stamp (audit trail) of when user’s accessed your door.  Downloads into easy to use reports.  Requires E-plex® 300 Software Implementation Kit (sold separately)
  • 3 operating modes:  PIN code entry, lockout, or passage mode (you can toggle the passage mode, or program it so the door re-locks after certain number of hours [1-24])
  • 5 authority access levels let you determine who has privileges to specific lock functions
  • Battery Operation:  4 AA alkaline batteries included.  Batteries located in interior housing cover.  Low battery indicator.  Non-volatile memory; lock’s data preserved if batteries fail
  • Tested extensively in outdoor and marine environments – performed flawlessly
  • Choose from 6 decorative finishesplease allow for small lead time on premium finishes; bright brass, satin brass, and bright chrome
  • Quick and easy installation.  Patented electrobolt  technology provides “sandwich” fitting.  No wiring to or through door; no risk of pinched wires.  Instructions and two-hole drilling template supplied
  • Out of the box ready – programming and operating manuals provided
  • Optional remote unlock feature
  • Backset Size:  2 3/4″ backset included (2 3/8″ available at checkout)  – How do I measure?
  • Emergency key override using universal 6 pin cylinder (common for commercial applications) with Schlage C keyway.  Two nickel silver keys, and 4 additional tailpieces (part that connects outside lock to inside lock) included.  These tailpieces allow you to use other name brand cylinders in the lock should you choose.  Need this same lock with IC or Removable core? Click here
  • 3-year manufacturer’s warranty; built-in warranty counter

GoKeyless™ is a factory trained and authorized Kaba E-Plex® dealer. Sales, service, support, valid warranties. It's why thousands of clients around the world choose GoKeyless™ for their security and access control needs each year.

GoKeyless™ is a factory trained and authorized Kaba dealer. Sales, service, support, valid warranties. It's why thousands of clients around the world choose GoKeyless™ for their security and access control needs each year. Outclasses.  Outlasts.  Outperforms.  E-Plex 5000 Series makes upgrading your traditional keyed-in locks or mechanical push-button locks easy.  This lock combines the strength, simplicity, and reliability of the distinguished Kaba Simplex, with the enhanced security and convenience of stand-alone electronic access control.  You and your staff can now use secure codes for access.  And since the E-Plex 5000 auto-locks, you gain assurance your doors always stay locked.  This adds another layer of security to protect the people, and confidential and/or private information in the spaces behind those doors.  Does this lock require AC/DC current?  Nope.  It saves you on the ownership costs of implementation and installation with its fully battery powered design.  You can get up and running in less than hour time.  "I've never heard of Kaba, who are they?"  Glad you asked!  Kaba's track record for making first-class locking technologies goes back to the 1800's.  They rank as the largest provider of access control products in the world.
Exterior Dimensions

8 7/8 (H) x 3 3/8 (W) x 3 3/16 (D) in.

Inside Dimensions

8 7/8 (H) x 3 3/16 (W) x 2 1/8 (D) in.

Door Thickness Minimum

1 3/8 in.

Door Thickness Maximum

2 1/4 in.

Battery Type


Battery Life

180,000 Cycles

Code Length

4 to 8 Digits

Code Capacity


Event Audit Trail




Outside Operating Temperature Range

-31° to 151°F (-35° to 66°C)

Inside Operating Temperature Range

-31 °F to +130 °F (-35 °C to 55 °C)


Solid cast housings, Solid cast, ADA-compliant levers


2 3/4 in.

Door Handing


Door Prep

Standard 2 1/8 in. Cross-Bore, Edge Bore: 1 in., Through-Bolt Hole(s)

Door Stile Width

Minimum 5 in.




Kaba E-Plex

Lock Features

Audit Trail, Passage Mode

Handle Type

Lever Handle Door Locks

Locking Device

Cylindrical Latch

Door Opening


Access Type

Key, Keypad – Digits


Schlage C

Fire Rating

3-hour UL/ULC fire rating for A labeled doors

ANSI Rating

Grade 1 (Best)

BHMA Rating

Grade 1 (Best)


Single Factor


9.5 lbs


3 Year Manufacturer

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  1. Troy Tran

    I bought this lock to replace my old gold unican combination. The lock look elegant and easy to install. Excellent service and best price from GoKeyless. Thanks.

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  2. Jessica Silacci

    Works great!

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  3. John, Boulder, CO

    The hardware is solid and excellent. It was easy to install and operates smoothly. The software is challenging’ but their technical support is great. Plan on spending some time getting the software to work.

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  4. Tim, McConnelsville, OH

    First of all let me tell you I am not a locksmith and you don’t have to be if you have tools and the skills to install locks in very heavy doors. I bought three (3) Kaba Eplex 5031 keyless locks in January ’10 because we had three (3) 10 year old Corbin Russwin lever locks going bad from extreme daily use in our Data Processing Area. Besides the locks needing continuous repair the keys & lock cylinders needed replaced about every two years because of wear. After I received the new locks I read the manuals that come with the locks and I could readily see the software and the PDA would make installation and maintenance much easier so I ordered that right away. I started installing the first lock and for some unknown reason’ at the time’ I could not get it to work. I called the Kaba-Ilco factory service number and found out what I was doing incorrectly and immediately had it working. I got the first lock fully functional the next day and installed the other two locks the following day including the programming. Now I have full control of these areas with a log for our auditors and examiners. There are people here at the bank that forget or temporarily loose track of their keys which makes access for them almost impossible so going keyless solved a lot of those problems. We use 8 digit codes in this area and as long as no one shares their code with anyone else the system will work flawlessly. I will definitely consider using this type of lock in other parts of our bank and 6 other buildings. GoKeyless made it easy to decide what we needed and the price fit our budget.

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Customer Questions & Answers

  1. Q How can we get French manuals? answer now
    Asked by [email protected] on April 3, 2023 4:48 PM

    Unfortunately Kaba has not publicly posted a French language version of the manual for this product. You can try reaching out to their customer support at: 800-849-8324

  2. Q Can this lock be installed on a vinyl fence post and gate? answer now
    Asked by bob beda on November 24, 2019 8:40 AM

    This lock is typically not recommended for fence or gate applications.

  3. A

    This lock is shipped with a standard Schlage C keyway 6-pin cylinder. If you are looking to use a Best IC core with this unit, you will need the IC model found here:

  4. A This lock only operates a cylindrical latch-bolt and does not fit with or contain a deadbolt.
  5. Q Can these locks be used outside in a wet, coastal location? answer now
    Asked by JoAnn on February 8, 2018 4:00 PM
    A These locks are weather resistant but it should be mentioned that high exposure to wet or damp environments is not recommended. With that said exterior applications are being used consistently with this type of lock.
  6. A No, this lock does not have any scheduling features. If you are looking for a lock that will allow you to lock users out based on schedules you will want the E5200 series. Please see the link below.
  7. Q Can these locks be for either left and right? answer now
    Asked by Andy on November 22, 2017 11:29 AM
    A Yes, this lock has the ability to remove the handles and change the handing according to your door swing.
  8. A
    Yes, you are able to use one of two operations in order to accomplish this feature. It can be toggled on and off or it can be pre-programmed to relock after a certain number of hours (from 1 to 24) via a single code.  

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