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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