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You may well have heard about SS312 Diamond when looking to purchase a lock cylinder, or been asked by your insurer to fit an SS312 diamond approved lock cylinder.
Find out below what SS312 Diamond is and why having an SS312 Diamond approved lock cylinder fitted is a great way to upgrade your home security.
SS312 is a Sold Secure test specification for lock cylinders. SS312 has 2 main grades: Diamond and Gold.
If you have a lock cylinder fitted to your front or back door, having a SS312 diamond approved cylinder will ensure you have the highest level of protection.
Any lock cylinder can be tested to SS312, however currently SS312 Diamond standard is only applicable to Euro Profile Cylinders.
If you have lock cylinder fitted to your front or back door, having a SS312 diamond approved cylinder will ensure you have the highest level of protection.
Euro profile cylinder locks are commonly fitted to uPVC, composite doors and even patio door locks.
The benefits of ensuring your lock cylinder is approved at SS312 Diamond, is that you can rest assured that it is the highest grade a lock cylinder can achieve, so you have the peace of mind that you have fitted a cylinder offering maximum security.
The quickest way to check your lock cylinder is SS312 diamond approved is by visiting the Sold Secure website and searching for your lock if you know the make of lock.
Alternatively, you can view all SS312 diamond approved cylinders here, which lists all the current locks approved to SS312 diamond.
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