Commercial Security

  • Mastering IC Pin Stack Mathematics

    Each IC lock manufacturer has its own pinning system. For locksmiths who service many different types of IC systems, it can be difficult to remember which pinning system to use.

    Article • June 1st, 2010

  • Locksmith Licensing Update

    Oregon Steps Up

    Article • May 3rd, 2010

  • IP In Security

    In security, the terms IP and networks are used in a casual way to describe products and technologies which incorporate individual characteristics of Internet Protocol without literally being IP or network appliances.

    Article • May 3rd, 2010

  • Basic Single-Door Access Control System Secures Conference Room

    Components installed includes a standalone keypad, electrified mortise lock, power supply and power transfer butt hinge.

    Article • May 3rd, 2010

  • Electronic Cabinet Locks

    Security for inside and outside of the cabinet

    Article • May 3rd, 2010

  • 9600/9700/9800 Series Exit Devices

    Based on the workhorse 9000 Series heavy duty devices, DORMA's 9600/9700/9800 Series narrow stile exit devices easily retrofit DORMA's 5000 series and most other manufacturers' narrow stile devices. The 9600 Series (concealed vertical rod) and 9800 Series...

    Product • April 27th, 2010

  • Essential Tools For Today’s Locksmith

    Steve Young shares his top 10 tools in three categories: automotive, residential/commercial and safe and vault servicing.

    Article • March 3rd, 2010

  • HASPS –The Closing Mechanism for Padlocks

    People have been locking up their possessions forever. To secure possessions, there are specialized locks like door locks, vehicle locks and utility locks. These types of locks provide specific functions. They are not designed to be taken off and used for...

    Article • March 3rd, 2010

  • American Lock Helps The Locksmith Sell

    The American Lock tagline tells it all, “The Locksmith’s Lock.” American padlocks have always been known for quality products and that saying remains true today. American Lock is now a Division of Master Lock Company, but the solid body padlocks...

    Article • March 3rd, 2010

  • The Transformation From Mechanical To Wireless Communicating Locks

    Wireless communication means no wires to transfer the information to a personal computer or to another lock.

    Article • March 3rd, 2010

  • DoorJak®: An Extra Hand You Pay For Only Once

    This new tool enables locksmiths to remove, service and install doors weighing up to 750 pounds without hiring an assistant.

    Article • March 3rd, 2010

  • Locksmithing Etc.

    News You Can Use

    Article • February 1st, 2010

  • Integrating & Interfacing Electronic Security Elements To Create A Custom Tailored Solution

    Aiphone’s video entry system met the customer’s access control needs.

    Article • February 1st, 2010

  • 30 Under 30

    Jared Urman, Access Locksmithing

    Article • February 1st, 2010

  • Editorial: It's A New Era

    Any successful locksmith business has to advertise. How much you advertise and what method you use to convey your message is an individual consideration. Some companies use a printed form such as the yellow pages or develop brochure for mailing to...

    Article • February 1st, 2010