Medeco KeyMark

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The '''KeyMark''' is a [[pin-tumbler]] lock made by [[Medeco]]. The KeyMark is designed for installations where key control is more imporant than resistance to physical attacks, but it does offer basic defenses against [[lockpicking|picking]] and [[destructive entry]].<ref>Medeco. [http://www.medeco.com/products/products_detail.php?category_ID=166 Medeco Products: KeyMark]</ref> KeyMark is best known for its restrictive keyway, marketed as the "Security Leg"™.
 
The '''KeyMark''' is a [[pin-tumbler]] lock made by [[Medeco]]. The KeyMark is designed for installations where key control is more imporant than resistance to physical attacks, but it does offer basic defenses against [[lockpicking|picking]] and [[destructive entry]].<ref>Medeco. [http://www.medeco.com/products/products_detail.php?category_ID=166 Medeco Products: KeyMark]</ref> KeyMark is best known for its restrictive keyway, marketed as the "Security Leg"™.
 
Functionally, the KeyMark is similar to the dual [[shear line]] locks made by [[BEST]].
 
  
 
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== Principles of operation ==
 
== Principles of operation ==
  
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The KeyMark is a standard pin-tumbler lock that uses six pin stacks. KeyMark models that use interchangeable cores have a dual [[shear line]] mechanism similar to those found in [[BEST]] locks.
  
 
== Vulnerabilities ==
 
== Vulnerabilities ==

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Medeco KeyMark

Medeco KeyMark
Medeco Keymark cylinder.jpg
Name Medeco KeyMark
Manufacturer Medeco
Lock Type Cylinder
Lock Design Pin-tumbler
Year(s) Produced 1995-present
Patent US #RE35518


The KeyMark is a pin-tumbler lock made by Medeco. The KeyMark is designed for installations where key control is more imporant than resistance to physical attacks, but it does offer basic defenses against picking and destructive entry.[1] KeyMark is best known for its restrictive keyway, marketed as the "Security Leg"™.

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Principles of operation

See also: Pin tumbler (Principles of Operation)

The KeyMark is a standard pin-tumbler lock that uses six pin stacks. KeyMark models that use interchangeable cores have a dual shear line mechanism similar to those found in BEST locks.

Vulnerabilities

The KeyMark may be vulnerable to one or more of the following:

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References

  1. Medeco. Medeco Products: KeyMark

See also

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