Key Blanks

  • New Kawasaki Ninja 250R Key System

    No aftermarket key blank manufacturer is making a key blank for the Ninja 250R. The best usable blank found to date is the Ilco X52/SAA1 which is made for Saab cars.

    Article • December 3rd, 2009

  • Editorial: Following The Bouncing Ball

    As a young boy growing up in the family locksmith business, I was overwhelmed at first by the large amount of lock companies there were in existence. It took a long time to be able to discern the subtle differences between keyways, but it was an...

    Article • December 3rd, 2009

  • GM High Security Flip Keys

    STRATTEC Security Corporation now offers the GM High Security Flip Keys for the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro and Equinox, 2010 GMC Terrain and 2010 Buick LaCrosse. These side mill keys come in 4 button and 5 button configurations. Part numbers, descriptions...

    Product • November 23rd, 2009

  • Olympus FC10 Lock: Hon F24/F28 File Cabinets

    The Olympus FC10 provides an aftermarket alternative for replacing the factory original lock.

    Article • October 1st, 2009

  • Products You Need From ESP

    Known primarily for key blanks, ESP’s newest products include heavy duty cam locks, replacement postal locks and a line of electric switch locks.

    Article • October 1st, 2009

  • Locksmithing Etc.

    ARROW REVOLUTION Arrow Lock Company has introduced the Revolution standalone, touch screen electromechanical lock. This ANSI/BHMA A156.2, Series 4000, Grade 2, can be ordered UL Listed for use on fire doors, equipped with ADA compliant levers and...

    Article • October 1st, 2009

  • Locksmithing Etc.

    SDC DELAYED EGRESS EXIT DEVICE Security Door Controls (SDC) has introduced the S6000D Series delayed egress exit devices, designed to delay exiting for the programmed time of 15 or 30 seconds. During the delay time, an 85db tone and voice message...

    Article • September 1st, 2009

  • News Briefs

    Baldwin Enters Commercial Hardware Market Baldwin Hardware's new commercial offering balances both form and function, through design-driven solutions that enhance entrances, while combining Grade 1 mortise locks and decorative trim with...

    Article • September 1st, 2009

  • New Product Spotlight

    A & B Fire Safes A & B Safe Corporation is adding a new line of insulated fire safes to its product offering. These One & Two Hour fires safes are available in nine single-door models and three double-door models. They accept all current electronic...

    Article • August 1st, 2009

  • Ilco® Electronic Cloneable Key System

    The Ilco® Electronic Cloneable Key System features a two-part design that is proportionally sized to original keys. Two heads (TI and Philips) and 21 blades will accommodate a wide variety of transponder-equipped vehicle applications with a minimum...

    Product • July 28th, 2009

  • Removable Chip Transponder Blanks

    Miscutting transponders key can become very expensive for locksmiths. JMA USA has recently made available a very extensive product line of transponder key blanks, with removable chips. Locksmiths can remove the transponder chip from the key blank if the...

    Product • July 28th, 2009

  • Family Guy Keys

    On the heels of the best selling Officially Licensed Simpsons Keys, comes the newest great dysfunctional family of our time - The Griffins! Based on the hugely popular Fox animated series "Family Guy" TV show these key blanks are available in 6 new...

    Product • July 28th, 2009

  • GM Adds Sidewinder Locks For 2010

    The 2010 Chevrolet Camaro, Chevrolet Equinox and Buick LaCrosse vehicles initially will be equipped with these sidewinder locks, with more models to be added.

    Article • July 2nd, 2009

  • Master Keys for Desk Locks

    Most office furniture locks use disc tumbler construction. Disc tumbler locks are less expensive to manufacture than their pin tumbler counterparts while still allowing the flexibility of masterkeying. Master keys (MK) are designed to operate...

    Article • July 2nd, 2009

  • A Day In The Life Of An Institutional Locksmith

    We interview a government locksmith responsible for 15,000 doors. This past year, his four-person staff handled over 800 calls for service, installing or servicing 50 to 100 locks each month

    Article • July 2nd, 2009