ALEX exhibitor interview – KeyProgrammers

ALEX exhibitor interview – KeyProgrammers

We’ve been asking all our exhibitors to tell us a little bit about what they’ve got in store for you at ALEX! Here’s what KeyProgrammers had to say: Q. For anyone who doesn’t know, what does your company do? A. KeyProgrammers design and manufacture vehicle key programming solutions here in the UK. Our True Code…

LASM issue 16 July/August 2012

LASM issue 16 July/August 2012

LASM issue 15 May/June 2012

LASM issue 15 May/June 2012

April 2012 Contents

April 2012 Contents

Welcome to the April 2012 fully online issue of Locks and Security Magazine! This is your index page. Use it to help you navigate and make sure you don’t miss any articles. Some articles are only available to paid members. These articles have an asterisk* next to the title. If you would like to read…

And finally…

And finally…

The following text is attributed to Jay Skowron: [quote]To the general public, a locksmith is more than a fix it person; more than any other contractor. People depend upon locksmiths to give them safety and a sense of security. When you move into a new home you contract a locksmith to re-key all of your…

ERA 110

Quick Guide To Picking An ERA Invincible Lock

Despite this quick guide being based on the ERA Invincible Lock, This process can be used across the ERA range except for the fortress, and can be adapted to open ended lever types in many makes of lock. We have picked the ERA Invincible lock as an ideal lock for someone new to picking British…

Lock fitting on a van

Van Locks

Lock onto that extra profit The “green shoots of recovery” are apparently just around the corner, but that is of small consolation to many locksmiths who may still be finding things tough. When one source of income falters, the smart thing to do is to identify new areas to become involved in. It may not…

Customer Care & Relations

Customer Care & Relations

Introduction Did you know it costs five times more to sell to a new customer than an existing customer? Well, many businesses are sadly paying the price because they fail to encourage repeat sales from customers. This is often the result of poor customer relations / customer care. One thing that business owners often forget…

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How to change a set of friction stays (hinges)

Top Hung Sash. There are generally 6 different sizes of friction stays used on top hung sashes. They are 8, 10, 12, 16, 20, 24 in inches. On Side Hung sashes there are 12 and 16 inches. This is the total length of the friction stay. Side Hung friction Stays can also have an extra…

Locks and Security Magazine

THE END OF AN AFFAIR?

by Mike Palmer The first modern key-changeable combination lock was patented in the USA by James Sargent around 1857 but conservative Britons have always regarded it with grave suspicion. Whilst US citizens wouldn’t dream of buying a safe locked by a key, until a few years ago, only 1 in 100 UK customers ordered a…

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