Monthly Archives: August 2007

Sentry Security Testing

UL – Fire Testing
UL Residential Security Rating (TQDE)

  • A safe which has a Group 2 lock must resist an attack test conducted by a professional locksmith.
  • The locksmith must have knowledge of the workings of the safe using such tools as chisels, pry bars, and variable speed drills for 5 minutes.

UL Group 2

  • Have a minimum of 1 million different combinations available.
  • Have a re-locker security function (after punching lock with tools, safe will remain closed).
  • Successfully work after being exposed to:

 

  • Salt Spray (corrosion)
  • Aging Stress
  • Moisture Absorption
  • Vibration

 

UL Type 1 Electronic Type

  • The UL Type 1 classification covers locks that are highly resistant to expert or professional manipulation or surreptitious attacks.
  • Locks with this rating must meet the following criteria:
  1. Have a minimum of 1 million different combinations available.
  2. Have a re-locker security function (after punching lock with tools, safe will remain closed).
  3. Successfully work after being exposed to:
        • Salt Spray (corrosion)
        • Aging Stress
        • Moisture Absorption
        • Vibration

Sentry UL/ETL Water Endurance


About ETL

•Sentry®Safe Fire-Safe® Waterproof Chest and File products have been tested by the independent testing firm ETL Semko.

•These products are verified to be in compliance with the manufacturer’s specifications for waterproof submersion.

ETL Waterproof Verification

•Products were completely submersed, with up to 2 inches of water above the uppermost surface, for one hour.

•The amount of water entering the unit was no more than 0.5 grams (8 drops).

Waterproof Floor Safe

•The Sentry®Safe Model 7250 Floor Safe is waterproof when installed according to the waterproof instructions and the waterproof lid is secure.

Water Resistance Testing

• Sentry®Safe Fire-Safe® Advanced Business and Home/Office Safes and the Model S0491 and S0891 Fire-Safe® Personal Safes are water-resistant to protect contents from water damage. • The Sentry Group Quality Department has subjected our water-resistant safes to the following conditions:

o Tested for 15 minutes with up to 1,000 gallons of water spray.

o Tested for 1 hour standing in 6 inches of water.