• Napa Valley Keys in Higher Security with Safe Schools

    To improve key control, the district selected the Schlage Primus key system that provides high security for exterior doors and the outside of classroom doors and Schlage conventional cylinders for inside classroom locks. These can be keyed so the Primus...

    Article • October 1st, 2007

  • ISC East & ASIS 2007 New Product Showcase

    CCTV Imports ISC East Booth 1836 / ASIS Booth 1169 CCTV Imports introduces the 2001CIH infrared weatherproof color bullet camera. It is built with a 1/4” Sony Super HAD CCD, has a high resolution of 480 TV Lines, and can see up to 35 feet in...

    Article • September 1st, 2007


    “Convertible” means the new R2800 Series IC housings are field-changeable. The first noticeable difference is that the cams are removable. Need a different cam? Just remove the two Philips cam screws and install a new cam.

    Article • August 1st, 2007

  • Interchangeable Core Basics

    Use bottom pins that are manufactured of the same material as the original equipment keys. For example, use Brass pins with brass keys

    Article • August 1st, 2007

  • Using Multiplex Key Systems

    The strength of a multiplex key system is that it can drastically increase the power of a mater key system. The weakness is that many keyways are readily available

    Article • August 1st, 2007

  • New Product Showcase

    (Product photos will be available in July) A1 Security ALOA Booth 922 A1 Security introduces KeyCommander, a first line of defense for common-sense key control. The lockable cabinets hold 25, 50, or 100 key pegs that can be locked into a...

    Article • July 1st, 2007

  • Speciality Showcase

    SearchAlert® Camouflage New Camouflage SearchAlert ® combination luggage locks are recognized and accepted by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for use at all U.S. and U.K airports for locking checked luggage, weapons' cases, tool...

    Article • June 1st, 2007

  • Servicing Medeco³ BiLevel

    The new Medeco³ BiLevel line of cylinders gives locksmiths the ability to key alike non-UL437 and UL437 listed high security cylinders.

    Article • May 1st, 2007

  • Codelocks CL5000 Series

    Provides Single Door Access Control

    Article • March 1st, 2007

  • The Next Generation King Cobra

    KC5000-2 Locks are designed for cylindrical and mortise door preps and can be used on any door where electronic access control is desired. They provide an easy upgrade from a mechanical pushbutton lock.

    Article • March 1st, 2007

  • High Security Cylinders and Protected Key Stock

    Lock manufacturers are depended upon to control the issuance of key stock.

    Article • January 1st, 2007

  • Marks Enters the High Security Field

    Marks USA enters the high security field with its Marks HI-Security cylinders that feature a dual locking system.

    Article • January 1st, 2007

  • Key Bumping Solutions

    Think of the recent key-bumping media frenzy as an opportunity to educate your customers and the general public on the value of high security locks.

    Article • January 1st, 2007

  • National Average Prices

    Locksmith Ledger subscribers are polled annually to determine the average charges for locksmith services.

    Article • December 1st, 2006

  • ASSA Abloy Makes ILA Convention a Success

    The Institutional Locksmith Association held their 2006 convention Oct. 4-7.

    Article • December 1st, 2006