Key Terms

Explore our comprehensive glossary of terms related to safes, safe installation, and various types of safes.

From high-security safes to digital locks, burglary resistance ratings to fire-resistance, our glossary covers everything you need to know about safeguarding your valuables with top-quality security solutions.

Discover the latest industry terminology and make informed decisions to protect your assets with Safe Central's expertise.

Anti-Fish Plates:

A feature in cash safes that prevents unauthorized removal of deposited items
through the deposit slot.

Biometric Locks:
Locks that use unique physical characteristics, such as fingerprints or retinal
scans, for access control, providing a high level of security and convenience.

Burglary Resistance:
A rating that indicates a safe's ability to withstand break-in attempts, such as drilling, prying, or cutting. The higher the burglary resistance rating, the
more secure the safe.

Cash Safes:
Safes specifically designed for cash management, featuring drop slots and
secure locking mechanisms.

Combination Safe:
A traditional safe with a rotary dial lock that requires users to input a combination of numbers to open the safe.

Commercial Safes:
Safes designed for businesses and commercial establishments to secure cash, important documents, and other valuable assets.

Concealed Floor Safe:
A floor safe installed under the floor's surface, hidden from view to prevent detection by potential intruders.

Customised Solutions:
Tailored safe installation and delivery services to accommodate unique
requirements, including regional locations, challenging access, or specific installation needs.

Data Media Safes:
Safes specifically designed to protect sensitive electronic media, such as hard drives, USB drives, CDs, and DVDs, from fire and water damage.

Deposit Safes:
Safes feature a secure deposit slot for easy and safe dropping of cash, envelopes, or other items without opening the main safe door.

Digital Safe:
A safe with an electronic keypad or biometric lock for quick and convenient access.

DIY Safe Installation:
Do-It-Yourself safe installation, where customers install the safe themselves using the provided instructions and equipment.

Dominator Safes:
A reputable brand known for producing high-quality safes with respected safe locking mechanism brands.

Dual Locking System:
A safe with two separate locking mechanisms, such as a combination lock and a key lock, for added security.

E-Lock Safes:
Safes equipped with electronic locks, offering advanced security features such as multiple user codes and audit trail capabilities.

Event Safes:
Temporary safes designed for use during events, exhibitions, festivals, or on-site location work, ensuring the protection of valuables and possessions.

Fire-Resistant Document Safes:

Safes specifically designed to protect important documents, contracts, certificates, and records from fire damage.

Firearm Safes:
Safes designed to safely store firearms and ammunition, meeting legal requirements and providing protection against unauthorized access.

A rating that shows a safe's ability to protect its contents from fire damage for a specific period, usually measured in minutes or hours.

Floor Safe:
A safe designed to be installed and concealed in the floor, offering discreet protection for valuables.

Forklift Loading Facilities:
Facilities equipped with forklifts to assist in the loading and unloading of safes for customers who opt for warehouse pickup.

High-Security Safes:
Safes engineered to withstand extreme scenarios, including fire, water damage, and burglary attempts, offering the highest level of protection.

Hidden Wall Safe:
A type of wall safe designed to be concealed behind a wall-mounted object, providing added security through discreet installation.

Hotel Safes:
Safes are commonly found in hotel rooms, providing guests with a secure place to store their valuables during their stay.

Impact-Resistant Safes:
Safes engineered to withstand impacts, such as heavy objects falling on the safe or attempted forced entry.

Kerbside Delivery:
Delivery service where the safe is delivered to the approved address and unloaded to the ground near the kerbside but not taken inside the property.

Lock Type:
Refers to the mechanism used to secure the safe. Common lock types include key locks, combination locks, electronic keypad locks, and biometric locks.

Metro Delivery:
Delivery service focused on metropolitan areas, where safes are transported and installed by a professional, safe specialist.

Multi-Point Fixing:
A method of securing the safe at multiple points, enhancing its stability and resistance to tampering.

Pharmaceutical Safes:
Safes are specifically designed to securely store medications, drugs, or other pharmaceutical supplies, ensuring controlled access and compliance with

Police-Licensed Safe Specialist:
A professional who holds the necessary licenses and certifications to perform
safe installations and ensure compliance with regulations and standards.

Reinforced Steel Bolts:
Heavy-duty steel bolts are used in safes to secure the door to the frame, enhancing the safe's resistance to forced entry.

Residential Safes:
Safes are intended for use in homes to protect valuables, personal items, and important documents.

Safe Hire:
Offering safes for short and long-term hire, with delivery and installation services available for temporary safes at any site in Perth.

Safe Installation:
The process of placing and securing a safe at a chosen location, which can include bolting the safe to the floor or wall for added stability.

Security Key Cabinets:

Cabinets are specifically designed to securely store and manage keys, providing
controlled access for authorized personnel.

Security Safe Consultation:

Professional guidance and advice provided by safe specialists to help customers
choose the ideal security safe to meet their specific needs and preferences.

Solid Steel Construction:

A feature of high-quality safes, indicating that the safe's body and door are
constructed using durable and robust steel materials.

Specialty Safes:

Safes designed for specific purposes, such as deposit safes commonly used in
banks and hotels, with features like secure front-loading or top-loading
deposit doors.

Tail Lift Equipped Freight Vehicle:

A freight vehicle equipped with a hydraulic tail lift for easy loading and
unloading of heavy items like safes.

Tamper-Evident Seal:

A seal used to indicate if a safe or container has been tampered with or
accessed without authorization.

Tamper-Proof Re-lockers:

A security feature in safes that triggers a secondary locking mechanism when
tampering attempts, such as drilling, are detected.

Time Locks:

Electronic locks with time-delay features add an extra layer of protection by
preventing immediate access to the safe after a successful code entry.

A certification from Underwriters Laboratories indicating that the safe has
undergone testing for quality and safety, making it reliable and secure.

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