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Upgrade your home with ABS

Snap resistant door cylinders try to stop a burglar snapping the cylinder to get at the inner workings of the lock with tools like mole grips or a claw hammer.

Rather than being snap resistant, the ABS cylinder is SNAP SECURE with clever, patented technology that keeps the central cam in place if the cylinder has been snapped, so any would-be burglar won't have access to the inside of the cylinder or the inside of your home.

Keeping you, and your castle, safe and sound.

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The ABS Euro cylinder is packed full of proven and effective security features and benefits...

The Avocet ABS Snap Secure euro cylinder lock has a unique patented locking cam which provides the highest levels of security.

The Avocet ABS lock remains the only retro-fit euro cylinder to have successfully passed the Master Locksmith Associations SS312 Diamond Standard year-after-year since the standard was launched in 2010.

No need for a security handle or guard - ABS is a quick retro-fit Euro cylinder upgrade which is proven at securing against lock snapping break-ins!

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The Avocet ABS lock prevents lock snapping

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The avocet ABS lock is the ultimate diamond grade euro cylinder
The avocet ABS lock is the ultimate diamond grade euro cylinder
The avocet ABS lock is the ultimate diamond grade euro cylinder
The Avocet ABS lock is the ultimate diamond grade euro cylinder
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ABS looks great in every colour door handle
ABS TS007 3 star and diamond rated euro cylinders secure homes after insurance compnay let down.
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crime commissioner supports the lock snapping awareness campaign

ABS secures burgled couples home

On Saturday 22nd March evening I returned to my home to find we had been burgled.

I then went through the process of having the locks replaced through my insurance company which I thought was the correct procedure, I was then to find out later this was not such a good idea!

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Chesterfield woman wins ABS upgrade

Veronica Bradbury from Linden Drive, Hasland is a Neighbourhood & Homes Watch Network (NHWN) member and won a competition that was open to all members of the Home Office and Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) supported crime prevention network.

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Crime Commisioner supports lock campaign

Avocet Hardware chairman, VK Jain has stepped up the hard-hitting nature of the company's lock-snapping campaign by welcoming West Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Mark Burns-William and Craig Whittaker, MP for the Calder Valley, to its Brighouse headquarters.

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ABS looks great in every colour door handle
ABS TS007 3 star and diamond rated euro cylinders secure homes after insurance compnay let down.
ABS - Avocet break secure euro cylinder kitemark locks
crime commissioner supports the lock snapping awareness campaign

Bingham man wins one key home prize

A Nottingham-man has won a nationwide competition to have the locks on his house upgraded with ABS locks to make them secure against lock-snapping attack – one of the most popular forms of forced entry in the UK.

Dave Downs from Bingham is a Neighbourhood & Homes Watch Network (NHWN) co-ordinator and won the competition that was open to all members of the Home Office and Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) supported crime prevention network.

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Huntingdon man wins ABS lock upgrade

A Huntingdon-man has won a nationwide competition to have the locks on his house upgraded to make them secure against lock-snapping attack – one of the most popular forms of forced entry in the UK.

Tom Jackson from Desborough Road, Hartford is a Neighbourhood & Homes Watch Network (NHWN) member.

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ABS present at Neighbourhood Awards

We were delighted to have been part of the Neighbourhood & Home Watch Awards 2014.

After receiving numerous high quality nominations from across England and Wales, at the beginning of May the NHWN Board of Trustees shortlisted twenty hard-working and deserving schemes and coordinators for these awards. The winners were revealed at a prestigious ceremony in London on Friday 20 June...

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