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Avocet ABS Snap Secure Cylinders are the most secure euro cylinder locks and padlocks available on the market today available at Abbey Architectural Ironmongery Company Limited in Rochdale.

Door cylinder snapping is on the rise. With every day tools, a burglar can break in through a standard door cylinder locks in approximately 30 seconds.The Avocet ABS cylinder has built in Snap Secure technology that ensures that if the door is attacked, the cylinder snaps from the outside and blocks access to the internal mechanism of the door lock.

The Avocet ABS cylinder door lock keeps burglars out, and even after snapping it is still fully operable from the inside meaning it is also safe.

There is a range of ABS Secure padlocks and rim locks (available to order). These can be configured to use the same key as your Avocet ABS door locks.

The Avocet ABS cylinder offers the highest levels of door lock security required.

The Avocet ABS Cylinder lock has achieved BSI Kite Mark accreditation.

The Avocet ABS Cylinder is also "Secured By Design" approved product.

The Avocet ABS Cylinder has unique, patented technology which makes it impenetrable by snapping, the most common attack used by burglars today. more..

The Avocet ABS Cylinder also has bump resistant technology to resist bumping attacks, which are actually almost hardly ever used by burglars. It is usually locksmiths who bump locks.

The Avocet ABS Cylinder is also pick resistant, again burglars would not usually pick locks, locksmiths do, with special tools, years of training and after examining each individual lock for many hours.

ABS requires no additional security devices such as security handles or cylinder guards to prevent burglary from snapping due to the unique way it prevents access to the internal lock mechanism.

ABS is the "only" security cylinder door lock fitted by CASAC, the target hardening business representing West Yorkshire Police.

*30mm sized barrels do not have kitemark due to reduced size which limits the key combinations to below 30,000.
Please note: This does not impact upon the snap secure technology.

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