Pro Installer December 2020 - Issue 93 - Page 28

28 | DECEMBER 2020


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A new fingerprint-activated padlock has been launched to offer a simple and practical alternative to carrying keys or remembering codes . The padlocks from the new AR90 / 54 series from ARRONE , the sister brand of HOPPE ( UK ), can be unlocked using just a fingerprint and respond to recognised prints in less than a second .
The Zinc housing and steel alloy shackle provide enhanced tamper and corrosion resistance . The padlock can be used indoors and outdoors , with its IP66 water resistant rating , making it suitable for securing lockers , sheds and
bicycles . With a long-lasting , rechargeable battery , the FingerScan Padlock can be used for up to 200 days from a single charge and uses a standard five pin USB portal to recharge . For retailers of this product a trade counter point of sale display is also available .
Jonathan Walker , product manager of ARRONE , said : “ With a standard padlock , a lost key or forgotten code can be a real headache . But the AR90 / 54 series offers users a much more convenient solution without compromising on security . The Smart Padlock
only requires the use of a registered fingerprint to gain access .
“ It has been designed for multiple users and to be used in a range of scenarios , making it particularly useful for areas that need to be kept private but may need access by more than

a simple and practical alternative to carrying keys or remembering codes

one person . The Smart Padlock can store up to 20 fingerprints so can be used within shared spaces without
having to swap keys or share codes .”
www . hoppe . com


With a focus on extreme security and innovation , hardware house Brisant is announcing two new locks :
The new Ultion 1 * cylinder has been tested by master locksmiths and is Sold Secure Gold accredited . The cylinder can be used with 2 * security handles to achieve 3 * security overall .
Then , in the new year , Brisant will be launching a new Ultion 3 * lock to sit between the new 1 * and the existing 3 * PLUS . The intention is for the lock to be TS007 3 * rated and Sold Secure Diamond security rated . This 3 * PLUS solution delivers extreme durability for where locks are subjected to extreme stress . This change was evidenced by its market-leading cycle test , beating the 100,000 requirements by a
further one million cycles . The marking on the lock is changing to show this achievement by displaying the 3 * PLUS .
Nick Dutton , Brisant CEO , comments : “ Ultion has become so successful in meeting the security needs of the industry that it ’ s become the default for extreme
security . Homeowners and installers can now buy doors for other areas around the home that will protect against even the most determined burglar .”
Uniquely , the new 1 * and 3 * Ultion locks can be keyed alike . So , with one single Ultion key homeowners can access all
areas of the home : a PVC entrance door with a 3 * Ultion , a PVC panel inner door on a porch with 1 * Ultion , a bifold door with a 3 * Ultion , and even a garage door or shed .
www . ultion-lock . co . uk