• People and Places

    IML 2010 Expo Series Intermountain Lock & Security ended its 2010 Expo season with a bang in Las Vegas this past November.  They hosted a party that included local security professionals, as well as those that travelled across the country and even...

    Article • December 13th, 2010

  • News Briefs

    Mul-T-Lock USA Launches MT5®+ Mul-T-Lock’s sophisticated all new, 5th generation platform, the MT5+ locking system, utilizes keys and cylinders with a long-life patent extending to 2025 and includes a triple locking mechanism defined by: A new...

    Article • December 13th, 2010

  • Not So Easy Money

    During my locksmithing days I occasionally worked for the government when they were exercising an eviction. Foreclosure was a term I never heard until recently, but the routine was the same when a tenant did not pay their rent. After the owner got court...

    Article • December 13th, 2010

  • 8200 Push/Pull Trim

    SARGENT Manufacturing Company introduces new Push/Pull trim on the SARGENT 8200 mortise lock that is aesthetically pleasing and ideal for many healthcare environments. Multiple mounting orientations translate to increased flexibility and safety, an...

    Product • December 13th, 2010

  • Flexible LED Strips

      SECO-LARM SL-S212 12-Inch Flexible LED Strips are available for immediate shipment in red, white, blue and yellow. Each strip is flexible with a peel-off self-adhesive backing for easy installations anywhere.  Up to 30 strips can be connected, and...

    Product • December 10th, 2010

  • WT2 Premium Pinning Tray

    A1 Manufacturing's WT2 Premium Pinning Tray is back by popular demand.The all-metal pining tray is durable and stackable. Pin chambers are numbered 1-7, and the handy parts tray holds covers, clips ∧ tail pieces. The Plug area accommodates plugs with...

    Product • December 10th, 2010

  • What Does IP Mean?

    Contrary to what you may have been told, IP does not necessarily mean “In for Problems.” IP is the acronym for Internet Protocol which is the set of techniques used by many hosts for transmitting data over the Internet. The current version of the...

    Article • December 10th, 2010

  • Patented, Proprietary and Restricted Key Blanks and Related Lock Mechanisms

    To preface this article, I am not an attorney and the following information is intended to provide a general understanding of the terms higher and high security, key control, patented, restricted, proprietary and other terms used by lock manufacturers and...

    Article • December 6th, 2010

  • CR Laurence Co. Inc.

    Company • December 3rd, 2010

  • C.R. Laurence Co., Inc.

    Company • December 3rd, 2010

  • Re-Pinning with PACLOCK: It's A Breeze

    Rekeying a cylinder is normally a process that involves a follower to remove the plug in order to complete disassembly.  Some companies have developed “windows” or other seemingly novel ways to cut down the complication of repining a cylinder...

    Article • December 3rd, 2010

  • Stealth Security for RVs and Modular Homes

    The need to protect our valuables has increased over the years as our valuables, gold for example, have also gone up in value. Add in the current financial and political climate, and it is no wonder that the safe sales have dramatically increased. For...

    Article • December 3rd, 2010

  • Door Alarms and Building Codes

    A healthcare facility was concerned about meeting code requirements but also needed to prevent patients from wandering off in the event of an emergency

    Article • December 3rd, 2010

  • Locksmithing Etc.

    News You Can Use

    Article • December 3rd, 2010

  • Running Wires

    Even in this wireless world, locksmiths must run wire for access control installations. This guide to wiring and tools helps select and install the right product.

    Article • December 3rd, 2010