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What Should I Buy?

(Note - this page is a "work in progress", I'm currently torn between adding more stock to our web site as we have oodles to go yet, or adding more explanation to this page or Glossary page. Feel free to email me at markb@toplock.com with any questions as I haven't got very far with this page yet.)

 

Padlocks

Abus 54TI Series

  • Titalium - lock body is very light, but as strong as traditional brass padlocks.
  • Shackles have NANO PROTECT plating for extra corrosion resistance.
  • Double bolted: both sides of the shackle are secured by bolts or balls - increased protection against attacks and manipulation.
  • Not rekeyable.
  • Only come in keyed to differ format and cannot be rekeyed.

 

Abus 55 Series

  • Solid brass lock body.
  • Hardened steel shackles.
  • Self locking: the lock is locked automatically by pushing down the shackle - no key needed for locking.
  • Paracentric keyway: resists professional picking by special key profile.
  • Available keyed alike.
  • 100% rust free: all parts of the lock are made from non-corrosive materials.
  • Not rekeyable.

 

Abus 83 Series

  • Hardened steel or solid brass lock bodies.
  • Shackles available in various materials.
  • NANO PROTECT plating for extra corrosion resistance.
  • Key retaining: a key is needed for locking. Lock retains key until locked.
  • Can be easily switched from key retaining to non-key retaining.
  • Paracentric keyway: resists professional picking by special key profile. (except 83/80)
  • Drill protection: cylinder is protected against drilling and leverage. (except brass and mariner locks)
  • Available keyed alike.
  • Rekeyable: cylinder can be taken out and can be rekeyed to match an existing key.
  • Available master keyed (one key opens many different locks).
  • Accepts most restricted keying systems.

 

Brava Series

  • Brass lock bodies.
  • Hardened alloy steel shackle.
  • Only come in a keyed alike configuration.
  • Not rekeyable.