Exploded Views Added to Tools

2018-10-29T07:46:33+00:00 October 29th, 2018|All, Tools Update|

We've launched our newest addition to the Tools section: exploded views. Exploded Views will contain high-resolution, exploded view/diagram PDF files for various locks. This information can be very useful for assembly instructions as well as determining missing or broken parts. At launch, we have uploaded nearly 50 exploded views for [...]

Lever/Safe Deposit Key Bitting Specifications Added

2018-10-14T10:22:29+00:00 October 8th, 2018|All, Key Bitting Specifications, Safe Deposit, Tools Update|

5 lever/safe deposit key bitting specifications are now available on the Key Bitting Specifications page in the Tools section. The first 5 key bitting specifications are for Sargent & Greenleaf. They are as follows: 41XX Series 4231 Guard 4231 Renter 44XX Guard 44XX Renter The new key bitting specifications for [...]

The Professional Locksmith Dictionary Added to Tools

2018-09-19T12:25:32+00:00 September 20th, 2018|All, Locksmith Terminology, Tools Update|

We've recently added the The Professional Locksmith Dictionary to our Tools section. First published in 1982 and routinely updated through the years, The Professional Locksmith Dictionary is a peer reviewed, readily available document provided by the Lock Industry Standards and Training (LIST) Council. The LIST Council’s goal has been to standardize locksmith [...]

Manufacturer & Tech Support Directory Added to Tools

2018-09-16T14:35:30+00:00 September 17th, 2018|All, Tools Update|

Introduction We have launched our Manufacturer & Tech Support Directory in the Tools section.  This directory contains pertinent contact information, such as addresses, phone and fax numbers, website URLs, and even specific technical support instructions, for hundreds of manufacturers involved in the locksmith industry. These manufacturers cover areas including, but [...]

Tools Update: New Key Bitting Specifications and Pinning Worksheets

2018-10-14T10:21:49+00:00 September 10th, 2018|All, Cores and Cylinders, Key Bitting Specifications, Keys, Tools Update|

New Key Bitting Specifications There are 5 new key bitting specifications (KBS) available on the Key Bitting Specifications page in the Tools section: Chicago Disc Tumbler Corbin Russwin Access 3 (AP) Master Lock Pro Series National Disc Tumbler (Single Sided) Sargent Degree (DG1) The Chicago and National Disc Tumbler represent [...]