Cylinder lock


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Cylinder lock

A lock with a central cylinder, which rotates when the key lifts the internal tumblers.

cylinder lock

A door lock in which the locking mechanism is contained in a cylinder that includes the keyhole but is separated from the lock case.
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It was designed by Benjamin Anderson, Matthew Broadbent, Charlie Brumwell and Edward Dawson, and aims to reduce the breakage and opening of Euro profile cylinder locks, which are particularly vulnerable at the rear of a property, as a burglar will usually have some form of cover.
A new line of Segen Quick Change cylinder locks is claimed to improve the safety, reliability, and efficiency of quick mold changeovers.
A cylinder lock does not offer the same security as a mortise lock, which fits into a slot cut in the edge of the door.
Tooling Technology introduced a new product to its line of Segen Quick Change cylinder locks at the recent SPE Thermoforming Conference.
Kryptonite immediately began offering upgrades for purchasers of certain models, giving these customers the option to exchange the vulnerable tubular cylinder locks for new disc-style cylinder locks.
Kryptonite, the company that makes the top-selling U-shaped bike locks and heavy-duty chains, said it will give a free replacement to people with the suspect tubular cylinder locks.
Patented in 1861 and 1865, Yale's threaded cylinder lock featured a key mechanism that was physically separated from the bolt and therefore could be used on doors of different thicknesses.
For heavy-gauge formers, a new quick-change pneumatic cylinder lock from Tooling Technology LLC is claimed to be a big time-saver.
The one point most people recognise is any door with a glass panel adjacent to a Yale-type cylinder lock, can be broken or cut to allow the thief access to the knob.
Jam the shell of a Bic pen into the cylinder lock on the popular U-shaped Kryptonite lock, and many of them will pop open in a matter of seconds.
The company has UK exclusivity on a patented European high-profile cylinder lock that is selling by the thousands to eager customers.
In the areas that were locked, such as storerooms and psychiatric care wards, the old cylinder lock sets experienced chronic breakage problems caused by vandals and mechanical failure.