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Dimple Cylinder 941 / Lock system

Dimple Cylinder 941

Discipline: Product

Dimple Cylinder 941

Discipline: Product

A lock system that combines functionality and beauty. Through the arrangement of thirty-two high-precision pins set in five directions, the Dimple Cylinder 941 has over two hundred and fifty quadrillion possible key types. Created by advanced manufacturing techniques, this complex cylinder mechanism comprises high-strength, high-precision pins that engrave beautiful patterns on the keys. Moreover, each key is characterized by three holes. Depending on which hole is used to attach it to a keychain, each key will hang in one of three different directions. This allows easy selection of the right key for a particular door.