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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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.
Since we learned last week about the possibility of compromising some of the industry's tubular cylinder locks, we have been working diligently to devise the best and most responsible solution to address the concerns of consumers and to meet the needs of our distributors and retailers," said Steve Down, General Manager of Kryptonite.
Sue Kelley, owner of Blue Heron Bicycles near the University of Oregon, contacted Kryptonite on Thursday after a reporter called to ask about the news and was told that the trick doesn't work on all of the company's locks, which use a round key inserted into the cylinder lock.
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.
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.
Each all-steel wine locker is equipped with a steel latch and bezel and is fastened with a cylinder lock, thereby ensuring a level of security for a first-vintage 1978 Leonetti Cabernet Sauvignon that under other circumstances would be reserved for great-grandmother's priceless diamonds and pearls.
Door thicknesses of 24-29mm, 32-36mm and 36-40mm may be accommodated with standard GX cylinder lock where required.