Medeco’s patented lock design make sure that it allows the angled cuts of a key to elevate and rotate the pins inside the lock so that a side-bar will drop, which allows the cylinder to turn. The pins are differently chisel tipped which allows them to be rotated and have a slot along the length of the pin from the sidebar to drop into once the pin has been rotated to its correct orientation. Being that the chisel tip is off centered it leads to 2 different offsets to the pin. Making the key way very secure. There are 2,176,782,336 different key combination’s, not including consideration of different key ways.
Dead bolts are the most used type of locks. They are safe but not as safe as a lock should be. As a locksmith I recommend using either a jimmy proof lock or a Medeco or Mul-T-Lock. I have been in the field for many years and I believe my article will help readers to choose safe locks. Remember safety is the most important thing.
Locksmith companies work with keys. Everybody know s that key is used to open a locks. Key consist of two parts one is the blade, which slides into the key way of the lock and identifies different keys. Other one is bow.
Different types of keys are master, control, transponder, double-sided, four sided, para centric, internal cut, abloy, dimple, skeleton, tubular, magnetic and many more.
Lock have a history of 5000 years. Oldest lock worked using large wooden bolt to secure a door. Famous locks smith are Robert Barron and Joseph Bramah, they live in 17 the century. First successful key -changeable combination locks was made by James sergeant.
While going through the history of automotive locks, in 1920 ignition locks came standard on most cars
And closed vehicles and closed vehicles frequently sported door locks. six-cut sidebar locks introduced by general motors in 1935. In 1959, Chrysler began using sidebar locks on their trunks, but dumped the design in favor of pin tumbler locks on both trunks and doors in 1966. From the 1960s to the present, car lock technology has advanced significantly to include key less entry, combination keypads and even bio-tech recognition devices.