The elements of the lock that move and fix its bolts in the working position are called cylinder mechanisms. They are used in locks that cut into doors of all types and types. Such mechanisms are very robust, extremely reliable and have a long service life. Their only drawback is that in cold weather the cylinder mechanism of locks, which are installed, for example, on front doors and garage doors, can freeze due to condensation accumulated inside.
Cylinder mechanisms: main varieties
All cylinder mechanisms are divided into several types, each of which has its own characteristics.
- Europrofile mechanisms are one of the most common cylinder mechanisms that can be installed in most locks;
- The Scandinavian oval and Roman cylinder have a more rigid fastening, it is almost impossible to drive them in.
- High-security cylinders are distinguished by the highest degree of protection.
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