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Jiangsu Elite Lock Co., Ltd.
Jiangsu Elite Lock Co.,Ltd. is a professional China American Cylinder Door Brass Lock Cylinders Manufacturers and American Cylinder Door Lock Cylinders Manufacturers. The factory has more than 20 years of production experience. The product has obtained the EU CE certification and passed the EN 1303:2015 test. At present, the products are mainly supplied to Yale Company and ASSA ABLOY Company.
The main products are more than 100 kinds of mortise door lock bodies of various specifications, dozens of special door locks, dozens of various lock cylinders, various stainless steel, aluminum alloy, and zinc alloy handles, which are widely used in wooden doors, Iron doors, stainless steel doors, aluminum alloy doors, and safety doors for various special purposes.
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What is the difference between American and European lock cylinder?

The main differences between American and European lock cylinders are in their size, shape, and functionality. Here are some of the key differences between these two types of lock cylinders: Size: American lock cylinders are generally larger than European lock cylinders. American cylinders are typically measured in inches, while European cylinders are measured in millimeters. Shape: American lock cylinders are usually cylindrical in shape, while European lock cylinders can have a variety of shapes, including oval, round, or asymmetric. Keyways: The keyways of American and European lock cylinders differ. American keyways tend to have a straight, vertical groove, while European keyways may have a more complex shape. Installation: American lock cylinders are often installed in a mortise or rim lock, while European lock cylinders are typically used in mortise locks, euro profile cylinders, or multi-point locks. Security: European lock cylinders often provide a higher level of security than American lock cylinders, due to features such as anti-pick pins, anti-drill plates, and anti-bump pins. European cylinders are also often tested to higher security standards. It is important to note that there are many different types of lock cylinders available on the market, and not all American or European lock cylinders will have these exact differences. Additionally, some locks may use a hybrid design that incorporates elements of both American and European lock cylinder technology.

How do I know what cylinder lock I need?

To determine the right cylinder lock for your needs, you should consider the following factors: Door type: Determine what type of door you have, whether it is a wooden, metal, or uPVC door. This will help determine the type of cylinder lock you need, as different locks are designed for different door materials. Door thickness: Check the thickness of your door. Some locks are designed for thin doors, while others are designed for thicker doors. Lock mechanism: Determine what type of lock mechanism you need. Do you need a cylinder lock that can be opened with a key, or do you need a thumb turn cylinder that can be locked and unlocked from the inside without a key? Security level: Determine the level of security you require. If you need a high-security lock, look for cylinder locks that offer features such as anti-pick pins, anti-drill plates, and anti-bump pins. Brand compatibility: If you are replacing an existing cylinder lock, make sure to check the brand and model of the existing lock to ensure compatibility with the new lock. Cylinder size: Finally, measure the size of your existing cylinder lock or the cylinder hole in your door to ensure the new lock will fit. By considering these factors, you can choose the right cylinder lock for your needs. If you are unsure, it is recommended to consult with a professional locksmith for advice.

Are door lock cylinders interchangeable?

In general, door lock cylinders are not necessarily interchangeable between different brands and models of locks. Lock cylinders are designed to fit a specific lock and may have different dimensions, keyways, and other features that make them incompatible with other locks. However, some lock manufacturers do offer interchangeable cylinders that can be swapped out between different locks within their product lines. These interchangeable cylinders are designed to be compatible with multiple locks, allowing for easier installation and rekeying. If you are looking to replace a lock cylinder, it is important to check with the manufacturer or consult with a professional locksmith to ensure that you are selecting the correct cylinder for your specific lock. Using an incompatible lock cylinder can compromise the security of your lock and potentially lead to other problems.