The outer and inner bodies of this safe are constructed of best open hearth steel plates with a total thickness of 9/16” (14.3 mm). The space between the outer and inner bodies is filled with solid fire-resisting composition.
The total thickness of the door is 5 1/16"(128.6 mm). The minimum thickness over the lock mechanism is 1 3/8" (34.9 mm) including 3/16" (4.8 mm) thick drill-resisting lock protection plate. The door is designed to resist explosives and forcing tools, and incorporates a fire-resisting chamber.
The door is securely held in its seating by five sliding round steel bolts, three at the front 1 3/8" (34.9 mm.) in diameter and one each at top and bottom, 1" (25.4 mm) diameter. The bands and centres forming the hinges are entirely concealed and when the door is closed it is not possible to discover whether the door is hung left-handed or right-handed.
The door chamber of this safe is an integral part of the door.
The sliding bolts are normally controlled by a best quality unpickable seven-lever key-lock with rustless keys supplied in duplicate.
The following locking arrangements are also available at extra cost :
- One 3 Wheel Combination Lock in lieu of Keylock
- Two Keylocks
- One Keylock and one Combination Lock
- Two Combination Locks
SECONDARY LOCKING DEVICE
This is fitted to provide protection in the event of the normal locking control being disturbed by explosives, and comes into operation automatically every time the safe is locked.
The safe can be supplied without internal fittings or with any of the following arrangements:
(a) removable steel shelf dividing the safe into two equal compartments, each 11 3/4" (298.5 mm) high,
(b) single drawer fitment,
(c) double drawer fitment, consisting of two drawers side by side.
Drawer fitments are 4 3/4" (120.7 mm) high overall. When a drawer fitment is supplied, a shelf can also be fitted, dividing the space above the drawer fitment into two equal compartments each 9 3/8" (238.1 mm) high.
Duplex safes are designed for secure anchorage to either wooden or concrete floors. Fuller details an application.
The safe is painted in a pleasing shade of grey.