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Different Types Of Safes Available

A Safe is generally a secure lockable box used to protect cash and other valuable objects to theft, fire etc. it is generally a hollow cubit with one side having removable / detachable door to open the safe. Mostly it is made of Steel which is very strong and hard to break in. There are some safes which are detachable and carried on hand. Mostly these are used to hold petty cash in office. In olden days they had made it safe using different type of opening combinations or opening in alternate direction than normal direction. With the growing technology, we have different types of secured methods like time delay, finger print scanning etc available now a days to make it hard to break in by the unauthorized persons.

Specifications of Safes

Safes have to meet all or some of the specifications given here. Burglar resistance, fire resistance, Environmental resistance, type of lock. A diversion safe or hidden safe is made from ordinary objects like book, wall output plug. Valuables can be placed inside these safe and places unconsciously. There are different classes of safes available according to the type of objects they protect. For example a Class 125 safe is used to protect Magnetic Media and hard drives. Fire resistant safes are tested in the extreme heat usually not less than 177. Normally there are a few which can withstand the fire between 30 minutes to 4 hours. In some countries BS EN-1047 is standard set for the data and documents safe which can withstand the prolonged and intense heat. UL certifications for safes are normally considered as the most rigorous test for the safe. This is matched only by BTU/CDMA certificates. There are used safes for sale today which meet these conditions and certifications.

Safe cracking is opening a safe without a combination or key. There are many methods to safe cracking ranging from brute force methods to guessing the combination .The easiest method that can be used on many safes is “safe bouncing”, which involves hitting the safe on top; this may cause the locking pin to budge, opening the safe.