Different Types of Padlocks

A lock with discus shackle

Padlocks are made in different shapes, sizes and other properties depending on the security level desired, convenience and adaptability to the weather. However, whatever the design, all locks have three components; the body, shackle and locking mechanism. Here are the main types of padlocks depending on design of the shackle;   (i) Closed shackle In …

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Factors to consider when choosing a padlock

Keyed alike padlocks for multiple users

Factors to consider when choosing a padlock Selecting the right padlock for your needs is not all about cost, class, and style. Unlike a decade or two ago, they are now so many different types of locks that you can get spoilt for choice and forget your target application. These include weatherproof padlocks, combination locks, …

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