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Safe Doors: Anti-drill plates, relockers and more

While the lock on your safe door is its most obvious security feature, there are other less visible pieces of technology that also play their part. These are typically built into the door itself. They may form part of the locking mechanism or protect it in some way, or they might simply act to reinforce the door against certain types of attack.

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Testing burglar resistance: The EN 1143-1 test in detail

The very best security safes are independently tested by organizations such as ESSA/ECB-S to determine the amount of burglar resistance they provide. To ensure fair play, tests are carried out according to international standards such as the European EN 1143-1 Eurograde system. But how exactly do these tests measure burglar resistance? The EN 1143-1 burglar [...]

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