Cam locks are one of the most common and widely used locks. The locks are mostly used on inner doors, cabinets, mailboxes, drawers, casino slot machines, automatic vending machines and display cases among other places. The doors or the lid in which they are fixed come with bores, where the locks cam locks are fitted. In most cases these locks have push or turn button on the inner side and a tumbler lock on the outer side. They are cylindrical in shape and may have a separate tail or fastener to hold it firm on the door when locking or unlocking.These locks can be used to offer high security in different areas.
There are many types of cam locks and their differences are based on a number of elements. We have a great selection of cam locks to choose from depending on where you want to use them, your preference and affordability. Cam locks are made of different materials and may have different finishes and sizes. The cam of the lock is also available in different materials, sizes and shapes. The keying style also varies from one cam lock type to the other. For some cam locks, you can only remove the key when locked in, others you can remove the key in either the locked or unlocked state. You can also choose the options of keyed alike, key different or even master keyed cam locks.
Due to the ever changing security needs, there are new types of cam locks designed from time to time. You can even purchase the advanced electronic cam lock, which can be operated using a remote controller. You can even request a customized cam lock with special features and accessories, tailored to your specific needs.
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