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High Security Gun Cabinets

By law, all gun cabinets sold in the UK must comply with the BS 7558/92 standard. This lays down certain requirements for how secure a gun cabinet must be.

While gun cabinets built to this standard are generally secure enough for most situations, there are times when increased security might be needed.

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UK Organisations Providing Security Safe Approval

It’s not only European organizations such as the ECB-S who can provide approval for security safes and similar products. There are also several UK-based groups who can do likewise. If your safe has been approved or certified by any of the following organizations, then it is almost certain to provide the amount of protection it claims.

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Testing high security locks: The EN 1300 standard

During the EN 1143-1 Eurograde test to determine the burglar resistance of a safe, testers are not permitted to attack the locking mechanism of the safe. Instead, they can only attempt to breach the safe by force using various types of tools to attack the body and door. Testing the abilities of the lock falls under the EN 1300 standard.

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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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ESSA and ECB-S

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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