Tools

  • ZEUS Alkaline Batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, 9 Volt)

    ZEUS alkaline batteries are manufactured in various sizes---AA, AAA, C, D, and 9 volt---to suit their application and needs. They are free of mercury and cadmium, which make them non-toxic and environmentally friendly. Alkaline batteries are a smart...

    Product • March 29th, 2011

  • ZEUS Coin Cell Batteries

    Coin cell batteries are used for powering watches, hearing aids, calculators, medical devises, keyless entry FOBS, toys, portable electronics and many other applications. They are available as both primary (non-rechargeable) and secondary (rechargeable...

    Product • March 29th, 2011

  • Custom Battery Packs

    ZEUS Battery Products is a leading provider of custom battery pack assemblies. They welcome all inquiries from short run to large volumes and from simple to complex applications. They take pride in the quality and turnaround time of these custom orders...

    Product • March 29th, 2011

  • ZEUS Sealed Lead Acid Batteries

    ZEUS sealed lead acid (SLA) batteries are manufactured in a variety of sizes and amp hour (AH) ratings allowing for maximum flexibility in design and use. ZEUS SLAs can be discharged in any position due to their valve regulated design. They require no...

    Product • March 29th, 2011

  • Ballistol General Purpose Lubricant

    Ballistol lubricants not only lubricate with no drying out or gumming up, but cleans, degreases and protects metal, and protects wood and leather, too. Biodegradable Non-toxic Will NOT gum up Lasts 4-5 times longer than the leading brands Mixes...

    Product • March 29th, 2011

  • Installing The Sargent 8200 Mortise Lock The Easy Way

    Major Manufacturing’s HIT-66-272 was developed for new installations and retrofitting of Sargent mortise locks. The 272 templates are mounted onto the HIT-66 Series Clamp System to accurately locate the door prep openings for Sargent 7800, 7900, 8100...

    Article • March 29th, 2011

  • Magicard

    Company • March 25th, 2011

  • Legends of the Lock Industry

    When SHDA past presidents, Al Hoffman and Virl Mullins, spoke at the 40th anniversary annual conference of SHDA in April of 2010, few of us would have imagined that less than ten months later, Al Hoffman would be gone. When Virl and Al prepared a walk...

    Article • March 15th, 2011

  • Felo Insulated Tools

    Bondhus Corporation introduces a full line of high quality Felo insulated screwdrivers, bit drivers and pliers designed with safety in mind.  Each tool is closely inspected, tested and certified to comply with all critical safety standards, including...

    Product • March 10th, 2011

  • Rules of the Road

    Having grown up in the family locksmith business, I can remember a time when the only business restriction we had was from the local police department. Our shop had no parking area, so customers and employees often double-parked. The police showed up...

    Article • March 4th, 2011

  • The Back Page, April 2011

    TWENTY YEARS AGO Jerry Finch explained the system used to masterkey Corbin-Russwin master ring cylinders. Bill Reed commented on key blank numbering systems. T.C. Mickley wrote an article on Cutler Mailboxes. Cutler was later acquired by...

    Article • March 4th, 2011

  • Opening Safes by Manipulation

    Mechanical combination safe locks have been used for over a century. The example for this article will be a Sargent and Greenleaf (S&G) safe lock, but most other brands will have similar basic construction. Most safe locks usually consist of three or...

    Article • March 1st, 2011

  • Bridging The Gap Between Mechanical And Electronic Security

    Medeco’s Hybrid product line, released in 2008, was developed in conjunction with HID, an Assa Abloy sister company and a leader in RFID technology. Medeco approached HID with a demanding requirement which was to build an RFID reader which could fit a...

    Article • February 8th, 2011

  • Continuing Education March 2011

      Throughout the year, manufacturers of locks and door hardware make it easy for locksmiths to upgrade their skills and / or learn something new to help their locksmithing businesses prosper. Locksmith distributors are another excellent source for...

    Article • February 8th, 2011

  • News Briefs

    Steelcraft Doors Obtain Blast-Resistant "No Hazard" Rating Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies today announced compliance with the United States Department of Defense Unified Facilities Criteria - Minimum Antiterrorism Standards for Buildings...

    Article • February 7th, 2011