June 2019 Industry Events

2019-05-31T07:43:02-04:00 May 31st, 2019|All, Events Update|

June is here and with it comes Summer. Here are some of the industry events taking place this month: June 6 Installing Continuous Hinges (Webinar) June 9 Penn-Ohio Locksmith Association (POLA) June, 2019 Meeting (Canton, OH) June 11 Basic Low Voltage Electricity for Installers (ASSA ABLOY) (Garland, TX) June 12 [...]

Webinar Tonight, New Webinar Announced

2019-05-31T07:43:17-04:00 May 30th, 2019|All, Webinars|

As a reminder, there will be a Safe Moving webinar taught by Wayne Winton later today. It will begin at 6:00 PM EST/5:00 PM CST/4:00 PM MST/3:00 PM PST. The registration link can be found here. We are also happy to announce another Webinar for next Thursday as well: Installing [...]

Tubular Locks Added to Key Bitting Specifications

2019-05-27T11:00:02-04:00 May 29th, 2019|All, Key Bitting Specifications, Tools Update|

We have launched the tubular lock section of the Key Bitting Specifications page with the following key bitting specifications: American Lock (Tubular) Chicago ACE/ACE II In the coming weeks and months, we will add more tubular key bitting specifications. These additions will include: Fort (Tubular) Junkunc Brothers (Old American) (Tubular) [...]

Locksmith News – 5/27/19

2019-05-26T20:41:44-04:00 May 27th, 2019|All, Locksmith News|

Happy Memorial Day! Here are some of the top locksmith-related news items of the past week: Paxton Unveils Web-Based Interface for Net2 Access Control System Paxton, a global brand of electronic IP access control and video intercom solutions, has launched a new web-based user interface for its Net2 access control [...]

Biometric Readers Library Update

2019-05-19T10:41:24-04:00 May 23rd, 2019|All, Biometrics, Library Update|

We have updated the Biometric Readers page in the Library using our new format.  We have new literature and manuals for the following manufacturers: BioConnect Bosch Security Systems Cansec Systems Ltd. EverFocus Co., Ltd. EyeLock, LLC GeoVision, Inc. HID Global IDEMIA Iris ID, Inc. Kantech Keri Systems, Inc. MARKS USA PCSC Rosslare Security [...]

Webinars Launched

2019-05-31T07:44:10-04:00 May 20th, 2019|All, Wayne's Lock Shop, Webinars|

Webinars We have partnered with Wayne's Lock Shop and Toronto WebWorks to offer locksmith webinars. Starting later this month we will begin offering 2-3 hour locksmith-related webinars. We have created a dedicated page on the site to showcase upcoming webinars. This page will contain webinar topics, dates, times, and registration [...]

Tyler’s Take: The Case for ALOA’s Webinar Revival

2019-05-15T19:05:33-04:00 May 16th, 2019|All, Industry, Tyler's Take|

Introduction Webinars are web-based seminars (web + seminar = webinar). Webinars allow anyone with a computer/tablet and an internet connection to attend a class, presentation, lecture, workshop, etc. Consider the problems that locksmiths typically encounter when seeking continuing education related to the trade: The opportunities might not exist within a [...]

Corbin Russwin Access 3 Pinning Worksheets Added to Tools

2019-05-13T08:59:42-04:00 May 13th, 2019|All, Cores and Cylinders, High Security, Tools Update|

We have added two new worksheets to our Pinning and Decoding Worksheets Tool. Both worksheets are for Corbin Russwin's Access 3 platform. The first worksheet is a pinning worksheet for Corbin Russwin Access 3 conventional cylinders. This worksheet contains a pinning chart and combinating rules for Access 3 KIK/KIL, mortise, [...]

Key Machines and Punches Library Update

2019-05-05T15:36:20-04:00 May 9th, 2019|All, Key Machines and Punches, Library Update|

We have updated the Key Machines and Punches page in the Library using our new format.  We have new key machine and punch manuals for the following manufacturers: BEST Access Systems Börkey Foley-Belsaw Locksmithing Framon Manufacturing Company, Inc. Hudson Lock Company, LLC Intralock Tools Limited JMA USA Kaba Ilco Corporation PRO-LOK Rytan, Inc. [...]