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Padlock Shackles - What You Need to Know

Friday 15th November 2019

Padlock Shackles - What You Need to Know

Padlocks are available today in a vast range of designs and styles offering various security levels and suitability for all sorts of applications. But all padlocks are fundamentally made up of 3 key elements: the padlock body, the shackle and the locking mechanism. All of these padlock components are important, but in this post we are focusing on the padlock shackle.


How to Use Hand Held Metal Detectors for People Scanning

Thursday 7th November 2019

How to Use Hand Held Metal Detectors for People Scanning

Security metal detectors are now commonly used at checkpoints in airports, schools, court buildings, prisons and military establishments. Hand held metal detectors, also known as security wands, are often used in conjunction with walk-through metal detectors; the hand held device being used for focused screening when the walk-through detector alarm has been triggered.


What is the Difference Between Torx and Torx Plus

Monday 4th November 2019

What is the Difference Between Torx and Torx Plus

As previously noted - the original Torx drive system was developed by Camcar Textron in 1967. But this early specification has undergone some beneficial development and improvement highlighted in this post.


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