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Safe Breaking: Tools Of The Trade

Safe breaking is no longer as widespread as it once was. This is largely down to the new technologies employed by manufacturers in constructing their safes. Modern safes typically consist of several outer layers or shells, each of which provides resistance against specific forms of attack. In turn, there are several tools typically used by the burglar attempting to get through each of these layers.

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Independent safe testing and certification has become increasingly important as manufacturers compete to drive costs down and produce better value security safes. One way of ensuring a safe has been tested to the highest standards is to check for an ECB-S certificate issued by ESSA.

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