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Audit trail

The lock is able to give a report (it will vary in detail from model to model) of usage and may show times of operation, codes used and operations performed.


Certified Safe

The majority of safes sold under Chubbsafes brand have undergone rigorous burglary, fire tests and sometimes explosive. When a safe passes these tests, it becomes certified, and the highest level of certified safes are called high-graded safes.


Clearance

Space needed for the leaf to be able to move.


Deposit box​​​

High-security solution for depositing and storing cash, valuables and documents for bank or retail environments.


Door closer

Mechanism used to automatically close the door quickly, slowing the door's movement in the final phase. It can be of standard arm or slide channel type.


Doorset

Assembly consisting of the door frame and leaf, together with the hardware (handle, lock, hinges, etc.).


Dual control

Allows two users to enter their details before any operation can be performed


Duress feature

It is possible for an alarm engineer to link the lock into a monitored alarm system. it is then possible, by a given procedure, to operate the lock, open the safe and silently signal to the monitoring station that this is being done under duress.


Electronic lock

An electronically operated keypad lock with a changeable combination.


Fire Files

The majority of cabinets sold under Chubbsafes brand have undergone rigorous fire tests. When a cabinet passes these tests, it becomes certified.


High-security Lock

Certified high-security electronic lock for safes, vaults and doors, that has undergone extensive testing including manipulation test.


Hinge

Mobile and adjustable mechanism that connects the leaf to the door frame and enables it to be rotated. It can be double or triple bladed.


Key lock

A manual key operated lock.


Left door

In accordance with the EN 12519 standard, the left door is the door that is pulled towards the left/pushed towards the right. It is the door which is opened by a rotational movement, with the hinges on the left-hand side when the user is looking at it from the opening side.


Manager mode

Allows one user to control the functions of other combination holders.


Mechanical combination

A mechanical keyless dial lock with a changeable combination.


Numbers of users

The number of users able to program in their own access code.


Panel

Component which serves as the frame's central panel. It can be solid or glass.


Right door

In accordance with EN 12519 standard, the right door is the door that is pulled towards the right/pushed towards the left. It is the door which is opened by a rotational movement, with the hinges on the right-hand side when the user is looking at it from the opening side.


Safe Deposit Lockers

A safe mechanical or electrical locker which is normally found in a vault or an robotized machine for storage of notes and valuables in a bank environment.


Time delay

This feature allows for a pre-set delay between operating the lock and being able to open the safe. The operation may vary between lock types.


Time lock

Time lock allows the user to set periods during which the lock may be operated, e.g. during business hours only. The options available will vary between locks.