Barriers Don't Stand a Chance

Eliminate the barriers that delay emergency response. Knox Gate & Key Switches and Padlocks facilitate rapid access through perimeters for safer, faster emergency response.
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Gate Key Switches and Padlocks

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Knox Gate & Key Switch Features

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Dual locks enable shared access with other agencies

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Lock cover protects against extreme weather conditions

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Identification labels to identify authorized agency

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Works with electronic gates and roll up doors

Knox Gate & Key Switch Benefits

  • Shares access with multiple agencies
  • Can be used to override electrical switches
  • Provides emergency access through electronic gates
  • Utilizes Knox master key solution

Knox Gate & Key Switch Applications

Knox Gate & Key Switches provide rapid emergency access through electronic gates at a variety of secured locations:

  • Gated communities
  • Clubhouses
  • Apartment buildings
  • Interior fire lane
  • Swimming pools
  • Parking garages
  • Industrial yards
  • Campuses
  • Industrial receiving areas

Knox Padlock Features

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Weight:
Shrouded: 2 lbs
Exterior: 1.5 lbs
Interior: 1.0 lb

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Standard and shrouded shackle for interior or outdoor use

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Built Knox-Rugged: Heavy-duty lock design with solid brass (exterior padlocks) or steel body (interior padlocks)

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Shackles are thicker than most standard padlocks and built to resist pull attacks

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Rust free, all-weather stainless steel shackle

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Lock cover protects against harsh weather conditions and outdoor sprinkler systems

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Identification labels to identify authorized agency

Knox Padlock Benefits

  • Allows for shared access via sub-mastered
  • Utilizes Knox master key solution
  • Access through manual and mechanical gates

Knox Padlock Applications

Knox Padlocks provide the ability for shared access between multiple agencies using sub-mastered key.

  • Manual security gates
  • Fire access gates
  • Restricted utility areas
  • Residential storage areas
  • Apartment complexes
  • Industrial yards
  • Schools

Rapid Perimeter Access

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FAQs
  • What product model do I need to order?
    Contact your local Fire or Public Safety Department for Knox product recommendations.
  • What is a dual lock for?
    Dual locks allow shared agency access so first responders can immediately gain access during emergencies. For example, fire departments, law enforcement, and emergency medical services may share access to properties in their local jurisdictions.
  • Where are the spec sheets?
    Spec sheets are available on this page under the "Brochures & Specs" section or can be found here.
  • Who installs the Gate & Key Switch?
    Your Knox Gate & Key Switch can be installed by any trusted electrician, maintenance professional, handyman, or contractor.
  • Where do I install Knox Gate & Key Switches or Padlocks?
    Knox Gate & Key Switches override electronic gates to allow first responders rapid access. Gate & Key Switch installation is usually at the entrance of gated communities and apartment complexes, as well as roll up doors. Knox Padlocks provide shared access between multiple agencies for industrial yards, fire access gates, schools, apartment complexes, and more. Click here for more product application information.
  • Have additional questions?
    Click here to email us your questions.
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