many books. This study unit isn’t intended to make you an expert on safes, but it will introduce you to the ways in which locksmiths regularly work with safes. Despite the complexity of safes, many locksmiths have made safe work a profitable part of their busi- ness. In this chapter, you’ll learn basic safe terminology, the types of safes and how they’re used, major manufacturers, and how combination locks work.
•Clean, lubricate, and repair combination locks on residential and commercial safes
•Change the combination on several different types of safes
•Troubleshoot an improperly functioning safe
•Replace a malfunctioning safe lock
•Recognize if explosives may have been tried on a burglarized safe, and what
•Explain what causes most safe lockouts
•Describe the techniques used to open a locked safe
•Service, and to open when necessary, safe deposit boxes in banks
Where Are SafesUsed?
Modern Safesand Vaults
Now bringing you back...
Does that email address look wrong? Try again with a different email.
This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?