We think we know everything about the objects around us, but we don’t always. Often, in fact, commonly used products hide small details which can make a difference. This is the case with padlocks which, used in a variety of situations, from the closing of lockers to the protection of bicycles or freight containers, can present particular details which are an indication of their security or functionality.
One of the restrictions imposed to contain the spread of Covid19 is to stay at home. Many people have signed up to the social media campaign #IMSTAYINGHOME, but what is really behind those apparent smiles?
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This blog presents the 4 steps to be taken to considerably increase the security of a shutter. In the previous blog we saw how shops with inadequately protected shutters often become the ideal target for thieves. We saw a gang of thieves secure the end of a chain to the tubular elements of a mesh type shutter and attach the other end to a vehicle which “pulled off” the shutter.
In the last episode of this “serial blog”, again with the aim of seeking the correct answer to the question stated in the title, we reached the conclusion that unfortunately there are many low-cost products on the market (often imported from the Far East) which do not offer any real reduction in the risk of theft. Today we will see, on the other hand, what considerations must be made before choosing the right protection according to the actual needs.
To try to answer the question contained in the title, we ended the last blog with an observation: there is a particular combination of factors which can make any defence useless. Today we will see what countermeasures can be adopted to try to avoid this possibility. Continue reading →
When it comes to security systems, protection methods and alarms, it is often said that, if thieves target a specific objective, sooner or later they’ll mange to carry out the theft. But is this statement true or not? To answer this we’ll need 3 articles on the blog.
Let’s start by making a comparison.
Metal doors and gates, iron doors, aluminium or PVC profiles: not all doors have the same needs. In fact, depending on the particular characteristics, a door will need a lock with features which will cover its weak points, enhance its strengths and adapt to its structure.