Mention monitoring an alarm to most people and they automatically think expensive monthly fees and picking a phone up to answer the call back from the Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC) on activation. Neither of these things are true anymore, writes Martin West This article in two parts will take you through the history of monitoring building up…

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The Viro Van Lock is an innovative and high quality lock specifically designed for Vans to give additional security, yet practical for day to day use The Viro Van Lock can be practically installed in any situation as it tolerates orrecovers (with spacers) any door misalignments, it presses closed easily and provides a high degree of security thanks to the fixing…

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Mul-T-Lock has launched a new ultra high security solution to present van drivers with the latest innovation in security locking technology to combat the constantly increasing thefts from their vehicles. ArmaD lock is a lock design available to bolt onto the surface of any van side or rear door and act as a significant visual deterrent to the…

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Just last month we helped out a young couple who live close to our West Yorkshire headquarters after they’d lost a host of treasured possessions following a locksnapping attack on their home, writes Raymond Pearce of Avocet Hardware. Having read their story in the local newspaper, we got in touch with Mark Davies and Ruth Harrison, who…

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Burg-Wächter is launching the Alutitan 770 range to help retailers capitalise on the growing trend for aluminium padlocks. The new Alutitan 770 exploits the inherent strength and lightness of a special aluminium alloy to deliver a strong padlock that is light on weight yet still delivers good all round performance. The solid aluminium body and…

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The ABUS 158 range of combination padlocks offers a medium security level of keyless security with either 158/40mm with 3 combination dials or 158/50mm with 4 combination dials, having respectively 1,000 & 10,000 potential code combinations. The 158 range was recently enhanced with a unique special addition 45mm Key Control (KC) version, where a master…

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Lock manufacturer ABUS was founded in 1924 in Volmarstein, Germany – that’s some 90 years ago. Originally known for making padlocks, by the 1970s euro cylinders had become a major part of ABUS production in Europe. The European market for euro cylinders has developed over several decades with ABUS making many highly intelligent cylinder systems…

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