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rim lock

A face-mounted door lock. Compare with box lock.
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Internal door locks are usually rim locks, which fit on the surface of the door.
This report covers: bored locks, mortise locks, rim locks and sliding locks
The pick-proof cylinder, which contains a microprocessor and memory, has the same dimensions as a standard 6-pin mechanical cylinder and can be installed in tubular knob sets, lever locks, rim locks, and mortise locks in doors, as well as locks in cabinets, drawers, storage containers, and padlocks.
It's main product is rim locks - the most common type of lock used in Mexico.