Keys from these cylinders can be copied at any store that provides this service with no need to present any card – merely showing the key is enough. At TESA ASSA ABLOY we recommend you to acquire patented cylinders that protect the key from fraudulent copies and prevent such intrusion methods as bumping.
Abloy Protec offers a full range of high security door cylinders and uses a “one key, many locks” system making it very easy to cut one key to fit and open many types of Abloy locks. With a unique, rotating disk cylinder, keys and cuts are made in two different radii making Abloy key duplication impossible.
Once there's enough steel wrapped around a person to prevent them from moving at all, the chains are fastened together with a single lock. The escapologist takes a single breath before being submerged in a water tank. Just one breath to pick the lock.
The ASSA Abloy Protec2
But the fact that it's a disk detainer lock isn't what makes the Abloy Protec2 so challenging to pick. The lock uses a special disk blocking system that locks the disks together to prevent the manipulation of individual disks. That said, it is possible to open.
Abloy is one of the most reputable high security lock manufacturers in the world. Abloy is based out of Finland and their current top of the line lock system is the Abloy Protec/Protec2 system.
The Stronghold SS100CS padlock is the world's strongest padlock. The first padlock to ever achieve LPCB Level SR4 (Loss Prevention Certification Board) - which is their highest rating. These massive super heavyweight padlocks are the newest addition to the Squire Stronghold range.
ABLOY PROTEC is SCEC Endorsed for Secure Area Applications. The strong, one-piece metal key ensures against expensive on-going key replacement, and the absence of pins and springs provides unmatched resistance to wear and corrosion of internal parts. ABLOY products are built to last.
Abloy PL 362 Shrouded Hardened Steel Padlock
It is one of the toughest padlock to cut or drill since it is resistant to all of that along with its hardened boron steel shackle. It is also shrouded with a hardened steel body.
If it's a lost key a locksmith can make you a key without the original, as locksmiths can make keys to lock by hand. By using a blank and a file and the skills, they've developed over the years a locksmith can create a key from scratch without the need for an original key.
Most Abloy locks are made of hardened steel and feature thick anti-drill plates. Many other lock manufacturers use brass bodied locks with hardened inserts. Abloy takes drill and grinding protection very seriously and instead makes many of their locks completely out of hardened steel.
The following is a list of keys that cannot be duplicated: Transponder Key. Laser Cut Car Key. VAT Key.
With residential, if you are worried about a break in, but have nothing special of value in the house, the answer is going to be High security locks are not worth it for you. The reason is that with residential properties, locks are one of the statistically lowest probability compromised element in break-ins and theft.
High security keys are keys that are difficult or practically impossible to duplicate without permission and that work with locks that have resistance to being picked, bumped, or defeated by other means.
Laser cut keys are made with a constant depth down the middle, making them thicker and more sturdy in general. The indention made on the key is equally made on both sides so that the key can be inserted and the engine started no matter which direction the key is put in (this is where the internal key name comes from).
CLIQ keys are battery-powered and can be programmed with flexible access rights and schedules. Every lost key is easy to revoke electronically, saving you time and money on changing locks. Optional regular key revalidation adds another layer of access control.
The design of a tubular lock is similar to the pin tumbler lock, in that there are several stacks of pins. The key is a cylinder shape with notches cut around the outer or (rarely) inner edge. Each of these notches depresses a single pin inside the lock to a specific height allowing the lock cylinder to turn freely.
ABUS Granit™ padlocks meet highest security standards and are considered to be among the most secure padlocks in the world. Their tensile resistance is over 6 tons. High-quality materials and careful finishing are the basis for the quality of these padlocks that are made in Germany.
Lockpicking allows locks to be bypassed with relatively little evidence, but to truly leave the scene undisturbed, steps must be taken to resecure a lock. Most common locks you will come across today can be easily relocked after they are opened without a key.
CR's take: The Medeco Maxum 11TR503-19 is the strongest deadbolt across all of our lock categories. It rates Excellent for drilling, withstands kick-ins very well, and is designed in a way that makes it very difficult to pick.
About Primus Keys
Schlage Primus is a unique, patented type of key that features additional side “cuts” or “millings” that make the lock extremely difficult to manipulate and open. These side cuts work in conjunction with a “side bar” located inside the Schlage Primus lock cylinder.