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Testing of profile cylinders for door locks according to DIN 18252



DIN 18252 - Profile cylinders for door locks

Division Building components:

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Scope according to DIN 18252 (Chapter 1):

This standard specifies terminology, dimensions, requirements and marking for locking cylinders as profile cylinders. Such profile cylinders are usually used in the civil engineering for door locks where no forces on the lock side can apply on the locking cam with removed key. Round cylinders and oval cylinders are not part of this standard.


Requirements according to DIN 18252 (Chapter 7):

  • Profile cylinders for locking systems
  • Profile cylinder for doors with safety requirements
  • Profile cylinder for smoke and fire control doors



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