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Title:
Locksmithing
Author:
Phillips, Bill, 1960-
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Edition:
[Third edition].
Publication Information:
New York : McGraw Hill, 2000.
Physical Description:
xvi, 550 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Rev. ed of: Professional locksmithing techniques, 2nd., c1996.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780071344364
Format :
Book

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Want to service or install your home and car security systems? Or pass the professional locksmithing exam - and develop a profitable sideline? From cutting keys by hand to repairing pin tumbler locks, this book gives you an introduction to the business of locksmithing.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
Chapter 1 The Business of Locksmithingp. 1
Recent Changes to the Businessp. 2
Learning the Businessp. 3
Employment Optionsp. 5
Chapter 2 Basic Types of Locks and Keysp. 9
Terminologyp. 9
Types of Keysp. 14
Chapter 3 Key Blanks and Key Blank Directoriesp. 23
Choosing the Right Blankp. 23
Key Blank Directoriesp. 28
Cutting Keys by Handp. 37
Chapter 4 Warded, Lever Tumbler, Disc Tumbler, and Side Bar Wafer Locksp. 43
Warded Locksp. 43
Lever Tumbler Locksp. 47
Disc Tumbler Locksp. 49
Side Bar Wafer Locksp. 52
Chapter 5 Pin Tumbler Locksp. 53
Partsp. 55
Operationp. 55
Repairsp. 55
Tubular Key Locksp. 59
Chapter 6 Locksmithing Toolsp. 61
Electric Drillp. 62
Cordless Drillp. 65
Broken-Key Extractorp. 65
Plug Followerp. 65
Plug Holderp. 66
Tool Listsp. 66
Chapter 7 Key-In-Knob, Deadbolt, and Cylinder Key Mortise Locksp. 83
Handing of Doorsp. 83
Key-In-Knob Locksp. 84
Deadbolt Locksp. 86
Cylinder Key Mortise Locksp. 86
Chapter 8 High-Security Cylindersp. 113
The CorKey Systemp. 113
DOM IX KG System Cylinderp. 119
Kaba Geminip. 121
Medeco Cylindersp. 126
Schlage Primus Cylindersp. 129
Chapter 9 Pushbutton Combination Locksp. 137
1000 Series Locksp. 138
Series 3000p. 146
Chapter 10 Lock Picking, Impressioning, and Forced Entryp. 151
Lock Pickingp. 152
Key Impressioningp. 158
Forced Entry Techniquesp. 162
Chapter 11 Masterkeyingp. 165
Warded Locksp. 166
Lever Tumbler Locksp. 168
Disc Tumbler Locksp. 168
Pin Tumbler Locksp. 168
Chapter 12 Nonlocking Door Hardwarep. 171
Butts and Hingesp. 171
High-Security Strike Platesp. 177
Install-A-Lock Door Reinforcersp. 179
Miscellaneous Productsp. 182
Chapter 13 Emergency Exit Door Devicesp. 187
Distinctive Exit Devices Also Provide Safetyp. 188
Pilfergard Model PG-10p. 195
Pilfergard Model PG-20p. 198
Exitgard Models 35 and 70p. 200
Alarm Lock Models 250, 250L, 260, and 260Lp. 202
Electronic Exit Lock Model 265p. 204
Alarm Lock Models 700, 700L, 710, and 710Lp. 209
Alarm Lock Model 715p. 213
Chapter 14 Electricity for Locksmithsp. 219
Basic Principlesp. 220
Running Wiresp. 224
Safetyp. 224
Chapter 15 Electromagnetic Locksp. 225
Installing a Model 62 Magnalockp. 226
Troubleshooting a Magnalockp. 245
Other Magnalocksp. 249
Chapter 16 Electric Strikesp. 251
Strike Selectionp. 251
Electrical Considerationsp. 253
Troubleshootingp. 256
Chapter 17 Key Duplicating Machinesp. 273
Half-Time Key Machinep. 273
Borkey 986p. 276
Borkey 954 Rexa 3/CDp. 280
Framon DBM-1 Flat Key Machinep. 283
Ilco Unican Model .023 Key Machinep. 285
Ilco Unican 018 Lever-Operated Key Machinep. 293
Chapter 18 Key Coding Machinesp. 303
Theory of Code Key Cuttingp. 303
KD80 Code Cutting Key Machinep. 306
Exacta Code Key Cutterp. 314
Framon DC-300 Duplicating Code Machinep. 317
Borkey 989 Top-Cutp. 322
Chapter 19 Automotive Lock Servicingp. 329
Basicsp. 329
Automotive Lock Differencesp. 330
Vehicle Identification Numbersp. 331
American Motors Corporationp. 331
Audip. 334
BMWp. 334
Chryslerp. 334
Datsunp. 337
Hondap. 338
Fordp. 339
General Motorsp. 343
Opening Locked Vehiclesp. 353
Chapter 20 Closed Circuit Television Systemsp. 359
Basicsp. 359
Pan-and-Tilt Technologyp. 361
Consider the Big Picture before Installing a CCTV Systemp. 370
Chapter 21 Access Control, Alarms, and System Integrationp. 375
Plan Component Design Prior to Installing Systemp. 375
A New Breed of Standalone Readers: The High-Security Alternativep. 378
Design and Integration of Alarm Systems into Access Control Systemsp. 384
Integrated Fire Alarm and Security Systemsp. 388
The Art of Integrating Fire and Security Systemsp. 394
Systems Integration: More than the Sum of Its Partsp. 398
Integrated Systems: The Whole-Building Approachp. 404
Chapter 22 Working as a Locksmithp. 411
Locksmithing Associationsp. 411
Certificationsp. 412
Licensingp. 413
Planning Your Job Searchp. 414
Starting Your Own Businessp. 422
Laws about Duplicating Keysp. 425
Sue Yourself ... Before Someone Else Doesp. 426
Ethics of Locksmithingp. 432
Chapter 23 Test Your Knowledgep. 435
Answers to the Testp. 447
Frequently Asked Questionsp. 449
Appendices
A Security Training Programsp. 459
B Security Trade and Professional Journalsp. 463
C Lockset Function Chartsp. 465
D Comparative Key Blank Listp. 471
E Depth and Space Chartsp. 481
F ANSI/BHMA Finish Numbersp. 489
G Locksmith Suppliers Profiles/Addressesp. 495
H Security Organizationsp. 499
I Other Locksmithing-Related Sitesp. 501
Glossaryp. 503
Indexp. 537