Cylindrical Locks

  • Servicing A Profile Cylinder

    Profile cylinders today are a small market in the United States, and they are particularly rare in California. My experience actually began in the eastern United States on a storm door that had been purchased complete, which included an installed...

    Article • September 1st, 2008

  • LazerTech: Affordable High Security Locks

    One locksmith product we can profitably depend on is high security locks. Most customers readily appreciate a system which provides key control plus a defense against both forced entry and lock picking. When compared to untrained key cutters at big box...

    Article • September 1st, 2008

  • Take Our Quiz: Servicing Yale Large Format Interchangeable Core Cylinders

    Take Our Quiz: Servicing Yale Large Format Interchanegable Core Cylinders 1. What two types of keys are used in Interchangeable core locks? Answer: Operating keys and Control keys 2. What cut depth is used in Yale LFIC cores in the space...

    Article • September 1st, 2008

  • Electromechanical High Security Cylinder

      ASSA’s C4 CLIQ system provides an audit trail through electronic keys and cylinders in conventional door hardware. C4 CLIQ Remote keys can be programmed anywhere in the world through an internet connection. These keys will operate ASSA HS...

    Product • August 14th, 2008

  • Hybrid Cylinders

    Medeco Hybrid Cylinders utilize the functions of common online access control readers, by incorporating HID Prox technology into an offline retrofit cylinder. With this technology, mechanical and electronic access control systems can be easily merged...

    Product • August 14th, 2008

  • D Series Deadbolt

    Fitted with interchangeable cores or conventional cylinders, Falcon's new D Series deadbolt locks can be adapted to most manufacturers' key systems. With an improved strike and deep-drawn dust box assembly, jamb strength is dramatically improved. An...

    Product • August 14th, 2008

  • Masterkeying Basics: Lock Cylinders

    There is no substitution for experience. When beginning locksmiths encounter problems, it behooves them to disassemble lock cylinders and take a close look at what is going on.

    Article • August 1st, 2008

  • Easy Retrofits With THE OLYMPUS T37 T-BOLT LOCK

    This product directly retrofits the National C8137 and will be stocked in more than 30 keyed alike groups, keyed different, custom keyed to your requirements, or easily rekeyed in the field.

    Article • August 1st, 2008


    The S200 Series Interconnected Locks are designed to provide the security of a one inch throw deadbolt having the convenience of a lever handle cylindrical lock.

    Article • August 1st, 2008

  • Amesbury Locca

    Company • July 31st, 2008

  • Institutional Life Safety Locksets

    Marks USA has developed ANSI Grade 1 Institutional Life Safety Locksets to address managed liability, accident prevention, life safety, and security in Behavioral Health Care Institutions. The shape and construction of the SS50 Series Locksets are...

    Product • July 31st, 2008

  • Trilogy DL5200

    Alarm Lock has added the DL5200 to its double-sided Trilogy T2 Series of keypads. All DL5200's are 100% keypad programmable with multi-level security, supporting up to 100 users, 10 managers and 3 one-time service codes. DL5200 is easy to install and...

    Product • July 31st, 2008

  • Falcon Makes "T" Series Lever Lock Tougher

    ‘New and improved’ is a phrase companies often use for their latest product. Many times the product turns out to have few improvements and is just a copy of similar products already on the market. Falcon has just introduced a “tougher...

    Article • July 1st, 2008

  • Business 101: Working With A Systems Integrator

    Things are changing in the world in which locksmiths work. In the past, a very good living could be had if you were competent installing deadbolts, rekeying locks and occasionally opening the car of customers who locked themselves out. If you...

    Article • June 1st, 2008

  • Securitron Maglock Corp. : Electronic Access Control Package Systems

    Securitron Magnalock Corp. has developed more than 25 packaged electronic access control systems for controlling from one to three doors. These packaged electronic systems include the lock(s), the reader(s), the release mechanism(s) and any additional...

    Article • June 1st, 2008