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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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The handle will then push out and extend, uncovering the cylinder lock and allowing conventional entrance into the household.
Segen quick-change devices consist of a steel cylinder lock and corresponding knob.
Consisting of a steel cylinder lock and a corresponding knob, the device is designed to receive and mate with a conical male knob, locating and positioning the knob to within 0.0002 inch, with a holding force of up to 25,000 lbs per device, depending on cylinder specifications.
While the Bic trick is a concern for any product that uses a tubular cylinder lock, including vending machines and ignition systems, Kryptonite (as well as Master Lock, which also makes tubular cylinder locks) now faces a host of lawsuits claiming that the company touted their locks' effectiveness even though it knew of the vulnerability for over 10 years.
In the latest announcement, the company expanded the offer to all those who own a Kryptonite tubular cylinder lock.
When it became clear in the mid-1960s that property owners were willing to pay a premium for reliable door locks, locksmiths and engineers sought to enhance the security capabilities of cylinder locks by increasing their resistance to picking and drilling and developing proprietary key blanks--efforts that resulted in a new generation of so-called high-security lock cylinders.
Regular sash locks providesome security for windows, but key or cylinder locks are better.
Consequently, cylinder locks are much better than the traditional lever locks because, should you need to change the keys, you would not be forced to change the entire lock but only buy the cylinder alone.
The company also has two of the only Euro cylinder locks in Europe to have both a TS007 3-star rating and Sold Secure's SS312 diamond accreditation.
Fitting is very well carried out and the cylinder locks up tightly.
Special configurations have twin cylinder locks and padlock facilities.