Archive for January 2018

Modular Vaults – A Solution For Drug Storage

Jeremy Cassady, MD for Securikey, looks at the importance of storing pharmaceuticals in a secure facility within a controlled environment and examines how Modular Vault systems can offer a cost-effective, easy-to-install bespoke security system that meets all requirements. According to a recent report brought out by the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), the UK pharmaceutical industry…

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Picking the Union Strongbolt With The CB RPCP

Although we have used the union strongbolt for this guide, the process is identical for the new generation of ERA Fortress locks, the old warded fortress locks as both locks share the same internals and levers, making the picking process identical for this. The Levers We begin by looking at the levers used in this…

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Keeping One Step Ahead Of The Criminals

With lock snapping on the rise and consumer awareness of this attack method growing Stephen Roberts, Head of Marketing for Yale, looks at how the market is evolving and explains what locksmiths can do to ensure customers are fully informed when it comes to the latest security solutions. Criminals’ methods of breaking entering homes in…

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Rivetting Drill Pins

An easy lock repair Richard Phillips A common problem on pipe key locks is the drill pin coming loose, or being lost completely. As well as some safe locks (many, but not exclusively, old) there are millions of old cabinet locks, which can be made reliable with a simple repair. If the drill pin is…

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So You Know About Safes?

Safes in the sense that we now think of them first emerged during the Industrial Revolution. They were originally designed to protect company ledgers from the all too common fires that many factories of this era suffered from. A market for thief resisting versions emerged soon after and now days there are a plethora of…

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