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Building accessories (ICS 91.190)

MEDC 02 (402) DTZS Padlocks and padlock fittings – Specification (24 page(s), in English)

This Tanzania Standard specifies requirements, test methods and sampling of padlocks and padlock fittings used on buildings and general use. It covers performance and other requirements for dimension, strength, security, durability, material and corrosion of padlocks and padlock fittings.

The specifications cover environmental, operational and security requirements for padlocks. Included are function descriptions, cycle tests, operational tests, environmental tests, forcing tests, and surreptitious entry tests.

This specification describes and grades various levels of performance to provide users of the specification with criteria upon which to select suitable padlocks. Six levels of performance are described in this specification with Grade 1 the lowest and Grade 6 the highest.

Tests described are laboratory tests and although they simulate field conditions as to attacks or the environment, they do not duplicate these conditions. Tests described are repeatable in the laboratory.