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Locksmithing &

Types of Locks

Locksmithing
An important
important part
part of
of locksmithing
locksmithing
An
includes fitting
fitting and
and replacement
replacement of
of
includes
keys and
and modern
modern locksmiths
locksmiths are
are
keys
primarily involved
involved in
in the
the
primarily
installation of
of high
high quality
quality lock-sets
lock-sets
installation
and the
the design,
design, implementation
implementation &
&
and
management of
of keying
keying and
and key
key
management
control systems.
systems.
control

A locksmith may specialize


in one aspect of the skill,
such as an automotive lock
specialist, a master key
system specialist or a safe
technician.
Many also act as security
consultants, but not all
security consultants have the
skills and knowledge of a
locksmith.

LOCKS!!
LETS UPDATE OUR KNOWLEDGE

LOCK
LOCKisisa
a
Fastening device that is released by
physical object e.g. keys. It may be a
mechanical or electronic device and a key,
keycard, fingerprint, RFID card, security
token etc act as releasing device that
follows a specific pattern or combination.

TYPE OF
LOCKS!!
OPERATED
OPERATED WITH
WITH
PHYSICAL
PHYSICAL KEYS
KEYS

OPERATED
OPERATED WITH
WITH
ELECTRONIC
ELECTRONIC KEYS
KEYS

LOCATE YOUR LOCK


PHYSICAL KEY
OPERATED LOCKS

ELECTRONIC KEY
OPERATED LOCKS

Warded Lock

Keycard Lock

Pin Tumbler Lock

Smart Lock

Wafer Tumbler Lock


Disc Tumbler Lock or
Abloy Lock
Lever Tumbler Lock

D
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D

AR K
W C
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Aset of
of obstructions,
obstructions, or
or wards,
wards, to
to prevent
prevent the
the lock
lock from
from
Aset
opening unless
unless the
the correct
correct key
key is
is inserted
inserted is
is used
used in
in
opening
warded locks.
locks. A
A well-designed
well-designed skeleton
skeleton key
key can
can
warded
successfully open
open a
a wide
wide variety
variety of
of warded
warded locks
locks and
and are
are
successfully
typically reserved
reserved for
for low-security
low-security applications.
applications.
typically

PIN TUMBLER
LOCK
Such locks have a set of pins that halt the locks from
opening unless a correct key with specific set of grooves
on either sides of the key is inserted. A series of pointed
notches on the blade, called bittings, and then allow pins
to move up and down until they are in line with the shear
line of the inner and outer cylinder, allowing the cylinder
or cam to rotate freely and the lock to open.

WAFER TUMBLER LOCK


These
These are
are similar
similar to
to pin
pin tumbler
tumbler
lock
lock but
but differs
differs from
from disc
disc
tumbler
tumbler lock
lock and
and works
works on
on aa
similar
similar principle
principle but
but the
the only
only
difference
difference lies
lies in
in the
the pin
pin and
and
wafer
wafer format.
format. In
In pin
pin tumbler
tumbler
lock,
lock, each
each pin
pin consists
consists of
of two
two or
or
more
more pieces
pieces whereas
whereas in
in wafer
wafer
tumbler
tumbler lock
lock each
each wafer
wafer is
is aa
single
single piece.
piece.

DISC TUMBLER LOCK OR ABLOY LOCK


Lock having slotted
rotating detainer discs
and gives the highest
security and impossible
to pick.

LEVER TUMBLER
A
A set
set of
of levers
levers is
is used
used to
to
LOCK
prevent
prevent the
the
bolt
bolt from
from moving
moving
in
in the
the lock.
lock.

In these
these locks
locks the
the bolt
bolt and
and cylinder
cylinder are
are connected
connected to
to the
the
In
motor within
within the
the door
door using
using a
a part
part called
called an
an actuator
actuator and
and the
the
motor
driving force
force behind
behind all
all this
this setup
setup is
is electric
electric current.
current.
driving

ELECTRONIC KEY OPERATED LOCKS

A
A keycard
keycard lock
lock operates
operates
with
with aa flat
flat card
card using
using the
the
same
same dimensions
dimensions as
as aa
credit
credit card
card or
or US
US and
and EU
EU
driver's
driver's license.
license. In
In order
order
to
to open
open the
the door,
door, one
one
needs
needs to
to successfully
successfully
match
match the
the signature
signature
within
within the
the keycard.
keycard.

SMART LOCKS

A Smart
Smart Lock
Lock is
is
A
an electroelectroan
mechanics lock
lock
mechanics
that gets
gets
that
instructions.
instructions.
To lock
lock and
and unlock
unlock
To
the door
door from
from an
an
the
authorized device
device
authorized
using a
a
using
cryptographic key
key
cryptographic
and wireless
wireless
and
protocol.
protocol.
Smart locks
locks have
have
Smart
begun to
to be
be used
used
begun
more commonly
commonly in
in
more
residential areas,
areas,
residential
and have
have most
most
and
likely grown
grown in
in
likely

Locksmiths may
may be
be commercial
commercial (working
(working out
out of
of a
a storefront),
storefront),
Locksmiths
mobile (working
(working out
out of
of aa vehicle),
vehicle), institutional,
institutional, or
or
mobile
investigational (forensic
(forensic locksmiths).
locksmiths).
investigational

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Website:

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