Medeco\’s European Profile cylinder has a teardrop shape that fits into storm doors, upscale hardware and specialty applications and is available in single, half and double cylinder versions. Additional cylinders in the 23 series include: oval, round, and “snowman” designs. Cylinders are UL437 listed for drill and pick resistance, and the those that incorporate the Biaxial® design, offer utility patented key control. Cylinders also conform to European standard DIN 18254.
Utility patented key control, (for cylinders that incorporate the Biaxial design), provides protection against the unauthorized duplication of keys.
A special elevating and rotating pin tumbler design, along with false slots on the bottom pins, mushroom top pins and a sidebar mechanism, work together, to provide superior pick resistance.
Angled cuts on the keys, along with fore and aft positioning, in the Biaxial design, provide added dimensions that dramatically increases key combinations and enables Medeco® to produce some of the largest master key systems in the industry.
Hardened steel inserts, positioned in critical areas of the cylinder, provide a high degree of drill resistance.
Solid brass construction provides high quality and long cylinder life.
8 different finishes provide an extremely close color match with existing hardware.
UL437 listing provides assurance that cylinders meet universal standards for drill and pick resistance and resistance against other types of forced attack.