The mountain range is often attacked and then strengthened as a first step for added safety. Discover eat!

Quickly make your rolling shutter and metal doors with the new Viro armoured lock

Shutters are used to close shops , garages and warehouses. These are all places which house valuables and are therefore particularly at risk of theft. The shutter is the first protective barrier and the most frequently attacked point. For this reason, this is the first point to look at in order to increase security. Before assessing more challenging and costly solutions, you may wish to consider replacing the weak standard lock with an armoured lock. Continue reading

Viro Chains vs. Imitation Chains: Salt Spray and Cut and Impact Resistance Tests

In the last article, after outlining the characteristics of the 3 resistance tests to which the security items are subjected (if you have any doubts about it please have a look at this link), we focused on the results of these tests on Viro padlocks and compared them to the imported items. 

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alt Spray and Cut and Impact Resistance Tests on Padlocks

Viro padlocks vs. imported padlocks: Salt Spray and Cut and Impact Resistance Tests

In this short series of articles we will discover how some of the best Viro padlocks and chains on the market react to salt spray and cut and impact resistance tests, compared to imitation ones. 

The first blog is dedicated entirely to the tests carried out on the padlocks, in particular the Rectangular padlock (Viro art. 304) and the Armoured padlock (Viro Panzer).  

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Q&A: 3 bike chains’ strengths which (maybe) you didn’t know!

We are back with the Q&A series dedicated entirely to the discovery of small details about safety which can sometimes go unnoticed. 

Have you ever wondered which features set apart a good quality bike chain from a commonly used one? Very often we focus on the thickness and length of the chain, leaving aside other less well known but equally important details.  

Let’s find out what they are!

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anti-cut padlock, anti-cut arch, anti-cut rod, shears, wire cutters

ANTI-CUTTING PADLOCK: all the features

Shackle, rod, combination, one-piece or chain padlocks: there are various types of padlocks on the market with various functions, ranging from the protection of a simple locker or a bike, to the protection of containers or shutters.

So what features does a padlock have to have to prevent a thief from opening it? 

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