Accession Number : AD0164806

Title :   Locking Bars for High Security Padlocks.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Athas,Stanley T.

Report Date : 18 SEP 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The invention relates to locking bars for use with a type of high security. It includes a recess to accommodate the shackle and a transverse recess adapted to accommodate part of the locking bars when the shackle is in locking position on the locking bars. The invention comprises providing the locking bars with one or more abutments which serve to prevent improper mounting of the padlock on the locking bars, to prevent swinging of the padlock in relation to the locking bars and to provide support for the padlock during attempts to defeat the padlock by force.

Descriptors :   *Locking fastener devices, *Patents, Locking(Mechanics), Metal plates, Security

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE