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AUTOMATIC LOCK [1 record]

Record 1 2015-09-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Locks and Locksmithing
DEF

A device attached to the cylinder area of a latch which allows the latch to be opened when a key is inserted into the cylinder.

OBS

If the key is removed, the latch will automatically lock when the door is closed.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Serrurerie
OBS

Utilisée sur la porte d'entrée, [une serrure automatique] déclenche la condamnation des galets dès l'instant que l'on claque la porte. Pas besoin de relever la béquille double pour fermer la porte.

Spanish

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