Safety locks is used when workshop and office lockout and tagout which belongs to locks. It’s to make sure that the energy is turned off and the equipment is in safe and good condition. Lockout/Tagout can prevent inadvertent operation of the equipment effectively. Another purpose is to play a warning function which is different from the general locks with anti-theft function.
- Selection of Safety Padocks
When the concept of safety lockout has not entered into the domestic market for a long time, the market is still uneven, with the good and the bad intermingled. Many Enterprise purchasing personnel will choose high-profile and long-history brand or brand agent while selecting some uncertain security padlocks.Because of their strong economic power and stable network system to guarantee their service and after-sales service, so customers can avoid disputes caused by bad quality.
1).Surface treatment of the padlock
Before the delivery, safety padlocks will go through electroplating, spraying and coloring which favorable for the lock itself to form a layer of protective film on the surface of the lock, which can prevent anti-corrosion and oxidation.
2). Weight and feeling of the padlock
Inferior padlocks are normally made from hollow and poor-quality material.Thus, when you weigh the padlocks, you will feel light or a bad touch feeling.
3). Safety standards of the padlock
At home and abroad, there are very strict standards for hardware padlocks. Some small manufacturers will not follow the standards to save costs, while large brands will generally comply with the standards.
- Maintenance of Safety Padlocks
1).The padlock cannot be exposed to rain water for a long time, because the rain water usually contains nitric acid and nitrate, which will destroy the padlock.
2). Always keep the padlock cylinder clean. Do not let strange matter enter into the key cylinder, it will make it difficult to open.
3).Regularly adds lubricating oil, graphite powder or pencil powder into the lock cylinders to help the oxidation layer left by excessive use time.
4). Pay attention to the hotness and coldness caused by the weather, so as to ensure the proper coordination between the lock body and the key.