Cylinder Key Locks

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Cylinder Locks

Key locks in one form or another, have been in use for hundreds of years. The most common of course are the rim and mortice locks found on the front and back doors of your home or business. Below are a few different types which you may come across in everyday situations.

Rim Locks

Mul-T-Lock are well known by their distinctive logo and have become respected initially through the motor trade with their gearlock prodcuts.


Padlocks have been in use for centuries in one form or another. Padlocks can be bought in prices ranging from .20 pence to well over £100 for a quality lock. The most common locks use a 'cylinder' key similar to the type used in the Yale lock mentioned above. Well known manufacturers include, Chubb, Master, ERA, Abloy, Abus, Union & Bramah

Other cylinder locks include Multipoint Locks and Euro Profile Cylinders