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Mechanical Systems

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why Choose a System by DOM?

Wide Range of Finishes

DOM now offers its widest range of standard finishes for cylinders. This means you can be sure to offer the best match when supplying a building’s ironmongery, whether your clients are looking for a traditional or modern look.
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Fast Track Delivery Service

Providing your order meets the terms and conditions, it can be turbocharged with our express pit stop, guaranteeing shipment within 24 hours.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Measure a Cylinder?

At DOM we follow the conventional industry method. Measuring the exterior of the door thickness first, followed by the interior.

To measure a cylinder, measure from the very edge to the centre point of the screw hole.

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How Do I Choose the Correct Mechanical System?

From entry-level single-coded cylinders right through to copy-protected Masterkey systems, DOM offers a full range of solutions to suit a variety of budgets, security requirements and specifications.

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What is a Masterkey system?

A Masterkey System is a key plan which allows a key or set of keys to provide specific access to a number of pre-defined doors.

At DOM UK our dedicated partner network of security professionals is on hand to create a system tailor fit to suit your needs.
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How Do I Maintain My Cylinders?

Maintaining mechanical locks is an important aspect to consider to ensure high-security levels are implemented at all times.

As part of the ongoing after-sales service and maintenance program, we can supply a DOM Service Pen to keep cylinders well-oiled.
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Difference between a 'Clutch' and 'Classroom' Cylinder?

Clutch Cylinder

  • Can always be overridden from the outside

Classroom Cylinder

  • Can always be overridden from the outside
  • Cannot be locked with a thumb turn from the inside, only unlocked

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