Yale lock


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Yale lock

™ a type of cylinder lock using a flat serrated key

Yale lock

A proprietary name for a cylindrical lock.
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SPOOKED: PAGES The only clue to the flat's macabre past is a crack in the door frame beneath a new Yale lock - where police forced entry at around 6.30pm in August 2010 after Mr Williams had failed to show up at work for several days.
Located at the historic former site of the Yale Lock company, the new mixed-use multi-family residential and retail property, known as The LockWorks at Yale & Towne, offers 329 new upscale apartment units in a park-like setting, as well as retail stores, a major supermarket, commercial and professional office space, and covered parking.
Our products made the cover of two national magazines and I personally received the Yale Lock Company Golden Key as builder of the year.
Q I am worried about home security as I only have a Yale lock on my front door.
"The mystery feature of the case is the fact that keys were used to unlock both the cell door and the outside door, fitted with a Yale lock," reported the Webster Evening Times.
He shuffled forward to undo the Yale lock and beheld the most gorgeous young woman, clad only in a mink coat, radiating bewitching vulgarity.
I was locked out of my house when the Yale lock broke.
Fire protection and security group Williams Plc is selling its Yale lock unit, which makes locks, lock cylinders and safes with quality brands such as Yale, Chubb, Tesa and Union, to focus more on e-commerce.
In 1871, a patent document submitted by August Hermann and Warren Taylor, two engineers for the Yale Lock Manufacturing Co.
A Yale lock is more of an opening/closing mechanism than a lock, and can be opened in seconds by a thief using just a wire and a shoelace, so it's essential to have a deadlock as well.
CLAYTON WEST: August 13 burglar removed loose pane of glass from front wooden door and undid Yale lock to gain entry.
The key to the bag's Yale lock was in the hold-all and police said forensic tests showed at least one other person was involved but have not been able to prove it was murder and do not think he killed himself.

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