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One of the world's oldest inventions, the safety padlock is a type of safety lock. Although it has only been on the domestic market for a short time, it is widely used by major companies.
There is no particular difference between the appearance of a safety padlock and a normal lock, but there are significant differences in terms of function and characteristics.
This article will make a rational analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of safety padlock, and give you some suggestions about how to choose a safety padlock.
What are the advantages of safety padlock?
What are the disadvantages of safety padlock?
How to choose a safety padlock?
There is no doubt that safety padlocks play a vital role in contemporary industries. It has a host of advantages, the most important one is durability, which makes it can withstand extreme temperatures, acids, and alkalis.
In terms of the management system, due to its management function, a safety padlock can be fitted with several keys, which are divided into several types due to their different functions and permissions.
In general, safety padlocks have a special key management system. For example, in the unlocked-key range, each safety padlock has a unique key and the lock cannot be unlocked from one lock to another. Secondly, the unlocked-key range: the safety padlocks in a group are all interlocked with the safety padlocks and any one or more keys can open all the padlocks in the group. The safety lock key also has features that are not possible with normal locks.
Although safety padlock has a variety of advantages, there are some issues that need to be taken into account. The safety padlock also has certain limitations in its use. For example, it must be interlocked with the convex perforated parts of the enclosed object in order to function as a locking device and does not have the ability to be closed or opened from the inside or outside. Therefore, it can not be applied in some situations.
It is understood that common safety padlocks are made of stainless steel, copper, and zinc alloy materials. Stainless steel padlocks have high compressive strength, high corrosion resistance, and are not prone to discoloration. Besides, copper has better physical properties but is less cost-effective.
The high-quality zinc alloy material for safety padlocks is strong, wear-resistant, corrosion-resistant, and easy to mold, and is often used for medium-sized locks. As can be seen, the materials required for different types of safety padlocks vary considerably and the different characteristics of the materials determine the way in which the safety padlocks can be used.
Below that, observe the metal surface treatment of the safety padlock. Generally speaking, there are three types of metal surfaces: electroplating, painting, and coloring.
Finally, determining the type of padlock that needs to buy. Safety padlocks are usually divided into safety padlocks, electrical switch locks, electrical plug locks, breaker locks, valve locks, and cable locks, among others. Each type of safety lock has a different purpose and requires a decision before the purchase.