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Capitol’s Magnetic Cam Has Over 1,500 Combinations

Picking, freezing, copying, contamination. Not a problem for Capitol’s Magnetic Cam Lock. With no teeth to damage or keyholes to jam up, the key can’t be copied and will never break inside the lock. Priced competitively, the new magnetic cam lock can’t be picked and has over 1,500 magnetic combinations. The mechanism is sealed from the outside, making the lock ideal for sterile conditions needed by laboratories or hospitals. http://capitolindustriesinc.com/magneticcam

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October Lishi Academy Set at Midwest Keyless

Space is filling fast for the next Lishi Academy, Oct. 9 at the corporate offices of Midwest Keyless in Spring Grove, IL. The Academy will explore how the various Lishi automotive tools can be used by locksmiths to open virtually any vehicle on the road today. Academy students will learn how to use the Lishi tool and then will cut keys on machines such as the Keyline Ninja Laser. Spring Grove is in northern Illinois, approximately one hour from O’Hare Airport. More information is available by calling Midwest sales representatives at 815-675-0404.

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DORMA Modifies 9500 To Reduce Inventory, Ease Installation

DORMA Americas has improved the 9500 mortise exit device making the chassis more dependable and easier to install. The new design reduces inventory costs because a simple change of a cam on the back of the cylinder allows functions to switch between 03 storeroom and 08 classroom functions. The new device does not require additional door prep for external solenoid on LFSC’LFSF models (wire raceway in door required for power wires) and the lock case can be easily reversed without opening the chassis case. It is fully compatible with the motorized latch retraction, offers a 1-1/8” mortise cylinder and has a 60 PSF rating to comply with Florida’s hurricane building codes. The device fits A115.1 ANSI 86 edge prep. www.dorma.com

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Monitor 4000 Alarm Can Secure Multiple Doors

The Monitor 4000 exit alarm from Security Products Inc. can be used to secure multiple doors or double doors and can be temporarily bypassed for deliveries and trash removal, but reminds users to close and secure the door. The 100dB alarm will sound when someone attempts an unauthorized exit or when the door remains open past the authorized time. A sensor inside the unit prevents unauthorized persons from tampering with the time settings and turning off the alarm. It resets immediately when the door is closed and is not dependent on an employee remembering to re-arm the system. The Monitor 4000 exit alarm plugs into an existing standard outlet, and has a rechargeable backup battery. Each alarm ships complete and ready to install for immediate use. www.securityproductsinc.com, 559-642-2710.

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Magnetic Key Control

MagnetPAL has been measured to hold up to 12 pounds in laboratory conditions and can be used as a key hider or organizer or on a tool belt to keep bits and screws in easy access when they are needed. The MagnetPAL (shown here with two MagnetPALs), consists of neodymium magnets made from rare earth elements which are injection molded into rustproof ABS plastic. The magnetic force is permanent and will only let go when the MagnetPAL is retrieved. In addition to being a key hider or organizer, it is an accurate stud finder that finds nails in wooden studs, can be used to clean up metal shavings, or to find lost metal items in a carpet, grass, in the sand, or overboard. A MagnetPAL can be strapped to the base of a drill to hold bits, bolts and screws leaving your hands free for the lock installation at hand. MagnetPAL is available in seven vibrant colors. www.magnetpal.com, 800-827-6143

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Ilco Has Everest Look Alikes

Kaba Ilco Corp. has introduced replacement key blanks for the Schlage Everest C123 and C145 keyways. These keys are in the Ilco® Look Alike® line, meaning that they look like the original key, without the brand name.

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Adams Rite Finds Ways to Upgrade Mechanical to Electrified

The Adams Rite e-Force® 3090P/C (Prox/iClass) keyless entry features a contactless card reader that adds access control to a mechanical exit device, deadlock, or deadlatch by interfacing with any Wiegand-compatible access control system. Adams Rite’s focus is on upgrading existing mechanical security to electrified solutions that are both simple and time-saving with a variety of electrified options for the locksmith.

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LAB Trade-In Program

If your pinning kit is past its prime, check out LAB’s trade-in program. Bring any full size universal pin kit to your distributor, regardless of the brand, age or color. Trade it in for the purchase of either the LAB Classic Pro or LAB Emerald Wedge at a special price and receive 50 packs of LAB universal color-coded premium quality replacement tumbler pins free. To find out more, email george@labpins.com or call the company, 800-243-8242.

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Ilco’s Twister II Cuts Laser, Dimple, Fichet

The Twister II from Kaba Ilco is a manual key cutting machine for duplicating a wide range of laser (sidewinder), flat cut dimple and Fichet® type keys. Optional accessories expand the capability of the Twister II to duplicate tubular and Ford® Tibbe® keys. The machine has spring loaded tracer points for duplication of dimple keys with flat cuts and includes HSS cutters and tracers for laser keys and a wide variety of dimple keys with flat cuts. Optional cutters, tracers and accessories expand the rang eof keys that can be duplicated. The machine has a small footprinit (9.8” W x 14.6” D x 14.6” H) and has LED work area lighting. A wide transparent safety shield minimizes exposure to chips and moving parts during operation and a lockable carriage allows operators to cut dimple keys and to prevent movement during transport. www.ilco.us, 800-334-1381 (option 1)

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E-Force Interfaces With Wiegand

The Adams Rite e-Force® 3090P/C (Prox/iClass) keyless entry features a contactless card reader that adds access control to a mechanical exit device, deadlock, or deadlatch by interfacing with any Wiegand-compatible access control system. Adams Rite’s focus is on upgrading existing mechanical security to electrified solutions that are both simple and time-saving with a variety of electrified options for the locksmith.

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Midwest Wholesale Handles Stanley

Stanley Security’s full line of products are now available through Midwest Wholesale Hardware. The line includes Best Locks, Stanley Door Closers, Stanley Commercial Hardware and Precision Exit Devices. From its headquarters in Kansas City and nationwide network of distribution centers, Midwest ships 99% of orders the day of the order. The distributor has a dedicated quote department for fast, accurate quotes, offers in-house keying for non-patented Best cylinders, and has 24 hour online ordering and account access at www.midwestwholesale.com.

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Mul-T-Lock Debuts Electronic Standalone Key Management System

The Traka 21 from Mul-T-Lock is a standalone plug and play electronic automated key management system developed to better manage and track access to valuable assets. Combining RFID technology and a robust design, the system secures, monitors and creates permission-based access for keys, automatically controlling and recording when a key is used and by whom . Information can easily be viewed on the cabinet’s built-in screen or exported to a USB drive Traka 21 creates new levels of transparency and accountability by locking every key, or keyset, into place with securely attached iFobs that cannot be released without an authorized PIN code. The Traka 21 cabinet not only houses keys and keysets, but restricts access, records user actions, sets key-return curfews and more. For more information, visit http://tinyurl.com/Traka21 or call 1-800-MULTLOCK

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Ilco Intros Look-Alike Shells

The introductory line of Ilco® Look-Alike® Key Shells for North American applications consists of 25 different automotive key profiles. This line offers a wide range of vehicle keys with a key head that is designed to closely resemble the OEM original key. The Ilco Look Alike Key Shell Line is designed with a removable carrier that houses the transponder within the key. This carrier is designed to accommodate the Ilco GTI transponder as well as other popular transponders available in the market today. The Ilco® GTI transponder is sold separately. www.ilco.us

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ILA Schedules National Conference

The Institutional Locksmiths’ Association 2015 Education Conference will be held Oct. 7-11 at the Doubletree Hotel in Greensboro, NC. Registration, materials, class schedules, certification and further information is available at www.ilanational.org. .

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Help Wanted

The National Locksmith is looking for an automotive specialist that has the equipment and ability to service most vehicle make and models, focusing primarily on the newer transponder equipped vehicles. Potential candidate needs to poses the ability to service all mechanical locks, produce duplicate keys of all types, program transponders, show vehicle opening procedures and have photography and writing ability to document and produce technical step-by-step articles

If interested send an e-mail inquiry with a phone number to us at TNLAutoSpecialist@gmail.com and we will get back with you to discuss further as well as monetary compensation.

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Intermountain Expos

Two IML Security Expos remain in 2015. Each Expo will have two days of classes followed by a one-day trade show. The events will be held at Sheraton Downtown, Salt Lake City, UT, Sep. 23-25; and Orleans Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV, Nov. 3-5. The IML Expos bring thousands of customers each year along with over 100 manufacturers promoting current and new products. The events will have hands-on demonstrations, special pricing, training, food, prizes and more. Pre-registration opens two months prior to each individual event. Information: imlss.com.

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