About Tyler J. Thomas

I am a locksmith working in Atlanta, GA, USA. I am a member of ALOA, the Clearstar Security Network, Locksmith Nation, and the Locksmith Security Association of Michigan. Connect with me on LinkedIn or email me.

Mul-T-Lock Classic/Interactive Added to Key Bitting Specifications Tool

2019-03-24T10:57:16-04:00 March 25th, 2019|All, Key Bitting Specifications, Tools Update|

We've added a key bitting specification for Mul-T-Lock's Classic and Interactive platform to our Key Bitting Specifications Tool under the “High Security” tab. Mul-T-Lock's Classic platform introduced a revolutionary telescoping dimple design to the industry in the 1970s. This design utilizes a dimple key which uses inner and outer key [...]

New Wafer/Disc Tumbler Key Bitting Specifications Added

2019-03-15T08:30:21-04:00 March 18th, 2019|All, Key Bitting Specifications, Tools Update|

There are 8 new key bitting specifications (KBS) available on the Key Bitting Specifications page under the “Wafer/Disc Tumbler” tab in the Tools section: Corbin Disc Tumbler Dexter Disc Tumbler Eagle Disc Tumbler Hudson Disc Tumbler Hurd Disc Tumbler Illinois Disc Tumbler (Single Sided) Taylor Disc Tumbler Yale Disc Tumbler

Padlocks Library Update

2019-03-13T13:04:19-04:00 March 14th, 2019|All, Padlocks|

We have updated the Padlocks page in the Library using our new format. We have new manufacturer’s literature for: Abloy Security Inc. ABUS USA American Lock ASSA High Security Locks BEST Access Systems CCL Security Products Master Lock Company LLC Medeco Security Locks Mul-T-Lock USA, Inc. SARGENT Manufacturing Company Wilson Bohannan Lock Company This [...]

March 2019 Industry Events

2019-02-23T11:02:05-04:00 February 25th, 2019|All, Industry|

Believe it or not, March will be here Friday. 2019 is flying by! Here are some of the industry events taking place during March: March 5 Electric Strike Installation Class (ASSA ABLOY) (Ontario, CA) March 6 - 8 2019 IML Security Expo (California) (Universal City, CA) March 8 - 9 [...]

Door Closers Library Update

2019-02-17T09:19:57-04:00 February 21st, 2019|All, Door Closers, Library Update|

We have updated every page in the Door Closers section of the Library. Each page has been updated to match our new Library format and new files and links have been added. These pages include: Door Operators Floor and Overhead (Concealed) Parallel, Regular, and Top-Jamb Specialty Door Operators On [...]

Combination Lock Instructions Tool Launched

2019-02-11T20:53:46-04:00 February 11th, 2019|All, Combination Lock Instructions, Tools Update|

Introduction We have launched the first section in our “Combination Lock Instructions” Tool: Mechanical Combination Locks. The Mechanical Combination Locks section contains 32 separate models across the following 4 brands: Codelocks, Inc. LockeyUSA, Inc. Preso-Matic Keyless Locks, LLC Simplex (dormakaba) Navigation This tool is optimized for mobile and desktop use. Whether [...]