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Technical Articles

Five Properties of High-quality Lock (Part One)

Quality is the key point of the lock and the high-quality lock cylinder becomes the best indication of the high quality lock. A high-quality lock cylinder needs to be made of premium materials. The materials of the lock pin are essential. At the same time, due to certain hardness, toughness and abrasion resistance required, the best material of the lock pin is stainless steel or the nickel alloy. Furthermore, the deadbolt, the key and the strike plate are also required to be with high toughness...

Combination Lock, the Better Choice for Locker

What's trend of locker lock these days? The keyless lock must be the growing trend and the combination lock will be the better choice for lockers. At Make Locks, we supply series of combination locks, such as MK707, MK708, MK706, etc. All of them are the 4 digit mechanical combination locks which are ideal choices for schools, gyms and workplaces. Not only simple designs they have, but also easy and comfortable to grip they are. Given these factors, absolutely...

A Brief Analysis on Types and Materials of Cam Locks

(1) Pin Tumbler Lock Pin tumbler locks refer to the locks with copper pins as plugs to control the rotating in the inner structure. It is small and the most popular switch cabinet lock in industry and business. Cam lock with size of Ø12mm x L10.5 can match 200 keys due to their small shapes. Cam lock with size of Ø18.5mm x L16 has seven pins because of its big size and can match nearly 10 thousand keys with perfectly security performance. Pin tumbler l...

Rolling Shutter Lock-Let Security Accompany You

When we have a family, we will choose a high security lock for our home, but when we are in the workplace or warehouse, do you choose one security lock for your rolling shutter door? According to an information source of the Italian Research Institute, 50% of all break-ins happen through the windows or doors. It is time for your shutter combined with a safety insurance. MAKE offers a large series of locks which can be installed in different points of the rolling shutter, wh...

How to Tell If It is a Superior or Inferior Lock?

Check the key. On the one hand, see whether there is obvious machining marks or not, no machining marks is better. On the other hand, check whether the structure is complex or not. It is better to have more than three anti-theft structure, such as cylinder, several concave key holes, stripe concave key slot and bend concave key slots. Check the key cylinder in a good light. Clean and tidy interior always means better quality. Check the weight. The better key cylinder is heavier.  Material ...

Tips for Choosing Locks in Family

Locks are considered as guards of family safety. The locks can make the whole family be fulfilled with sense of security. So choosing locks cannot be careless during decoration. The followings are the tips used for choosing locks. Firstly, focus on quality and brands. No matter whether you have relevant experience of purchasing locks, believing in power of brands is right. When buy locks, all of people must reach to formal exclusive shop for purchasing. As a key part in family, the influenced b...

Classification of Cam Lock Based on Structure

Cam lock has wide application. Based on structure, cam lock is classified into plum blossom pin tumbler lock, blade cam lock and triangle cam lock.  1. Plum blossom pin tumbler lock Plum blossom pin tumbler lock refers to that lock pins controlling lock to rotate are copper billiards, having small dimensions. At present, plum blossom pin tumbler lock is one of the mostly used locks. One type is that has smaller dimensions. This type of locks is a kind of locks matching with 300 categories ...

Tips for Choosing Mechanical Lock

Choosing mechanical lock is critical for decoration. Mechanical lock has closed relationship with life security and property security. The followings are the tips for choosing mechanical lock. 1. Focus on standards for mechanical lock In developed countries, there is extremely strict standard for mechanical lock. For this, imported lock products has relatively higher quality. The quality of lock can be judged through hand feeling. In general, lock has relatively high quality with heavy feeling....

Locks Have a Long Developing History

Locks have a long history. Locks almost came out with private ownership at the same time. According to verification of unearthed cultural relics and record on historical documents, locks have already been developed for 5 thousand years.  Knot In the early, people just simply used rope to tie up the door firmly. Then, made a special knot at the unlocking place and that was the rudiment of the earliest lock. The tightly tied knot only can be pried by using a special tool made of animal teeth...

Materials Used for Locks and Surface Treatment

When people choose locks, they are worried about that locks have poor durability or the surface of locks is rust or corroded even if the locks are used for a short time. That refers to the materials used for locks and the surface treatment.  Materials  In terms of durability, the best material is stainless steel, especially used for surface. The more frequently it used, the brighter surface is. Stainless steel has good strength, high corrosion resistance and no discoloration. However,...