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Interlocking systems (sometimes called "mantraps") are a form of security that locks down a set of two doors and an adjoining room, so that only one can be open at a time. Interlocking works by locking one door while another is open. This is somewhat similar to an airlock that you may see in a cleanroom, hazardous area (nuclear reactor/biohazard research), submarine or space stations. Only one door is able to be opened in these situations, then, once the air pressure is equalised/decontamination is complete, the other door opens. If both doors were able to be opened at once, hazardous...

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Restricted System Basics A Restricted system uses security key blanks which are only available from the locksmith or business that designed and installed the system. In order to request a new key for a restricted system, the person's identification must be verified. Generally speaking, only people who are authorised in the locksmith's database are allowed to receive keys for that system.Becoming authorised for that system generally entails filling out a form & giving your signature to the locksmith so that when you request keys, they can verify it is you that made the request. These authorised people are called signatories...

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In celebration of the Richmond Football Club premiership title in 2019 and 2020 AFL Grand Final we stock Richmond Lockwood LW4 keys   For the Richmond supporters that want to commemorate this event, Corporate Locksmiths can supply commemorative 2019 & 2020 Lockwood LW4 keys. These are a standard, widely used key blank. Bring in your key today to have us cut a Richmond Tigers key for you!

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When purchasing a safe it is important to consider the following factors. At Corporate Locksmiths we want to support you along your journey to purchasing the right safe for you. Continue reading to find out some useful tips to help you purchase your next safe.  What am I going to be storing in the safe? Most of the time, your stored items are insurable/replaceable, the overall value is a large factor in deciding which safe you will purchase. Some items however, are irreplaceable - these would require a greater level of protection. Where and what environment will the safe be...

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A new way to open a door Whether your hands are full with groceries and you can’t reach your key or you just don't have pockets to carry your keys. Or maybe you or a family member has forgotten their key. Or maybe you are away and want to monitor when and who opens the door during that time - smart locks are the answer.   These locks operate by connecting them via Bluetooth to your smartphone. This enables you to lock and unlock your door without a physical key. In addition to using your smartphone some models of locks...

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