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Deadlock designs

Deadlock designs

The simplest type of deadlock, such as these Cosmic locks (A), has a swinging arm that fits through slots cut in the door and door pillar. Another design is the Banham lock (B), similar to those used for house doors. It consists of a bolt that moves out to fit through holes drilled in the door and door pillar.

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