Press Release Summary:
Circular Shackle-Less Padlock has solid hardened steel body and nickel chrome finish. Completely protected inner bolt resists prying, cutting, and sawing attacks. Six-pin brass cylinder is pick and drill resistant. Vehicle Hasp has sides that create shrouded environment for padlock. Flexible Steel and 90Â° Hasps are suitable for corners and angles. Steel Bar and Center Hole Hasps are also available. All are weatherproof with solid hardened steel bodies that resist cutting, sawing, and hammering attacks.
Original Press Release:
Kryptonite Launches High Security HASP Series; Shackle-Less Padlock
Lock Manufacturer Extends Mobile Security Product Offering
Canton, MA March 17, 2003 - Kryptonite, a brand in Ingersoll-Rand's Security and Safety Americas Sector portable security business unit, announces a new line of security hasps as well as a shackle-less padlock used with two of the hasps. The offering comes as the FBI reports that property theft resulted in $8.5 billion lost in 2001*. The hasps range in price from $8 - $21 and will be available this spring.
"Kryptonite is passionate about giving consumers a great variety of high security products for all of their needs while completely frustrating thieves," said Tom Quigley, Vice President, Portable Security, Kryptonite.
"The new line of hasps and the accompanying Shackle-Less Padlock allow consumers to have a complete Kryptonite security system for their vehicles, buildings and machines. The Kryptonite Professional Padlocks work with these hasps as well, giving even greater flexibility for most applications."
The new hasp series includes five hasps and the Shackle-Less Padlock. Four of the hasps come with the mounting hardware for easy installation on warehouse doors, overhead commercial doors, vans, trailers, garages, sheds and barns. These padlocks can be keyed alike to each other as well as keyed alike to other locks with the same keyway.
"Kryptonite's latest security offering is indicative of our strategy to invest in growing our presence in the portable security markets," continued Quigley. "It is our mission to continue providing the marketplace with innovative security products in these troubling times."
The Shackle-Less Padlock has a solid hardened steel body and nickel chrome finish. The circular lock has a completely protected inner bolt that resists prying, cutting and sawing attacks. The six-pin brass cylinder is pick and drill resistant. The Shackle-Less Padlock can be used with the Center Hole Hasp, Vehicle Hasp, Flexible Steel Hasp and the Steel Bar Hasp. Suggested retail: $32.00
The Vehicle Hasp has a solid hardened steel body, which resists attacks by cutting, sawing or hammering. The sides create a shrouded environment for the padlock for maximum security against prying attacks. Used with the Shackle-Less Padlock provides maximum protection. Suggested retail: $21.00
The 90 Degree Hasp comes with installation hardware and is ideal for use on corners and angles. A solid hardened steel body resists cutting, sawing and hammering attacks. When used with Kryptonite's Professional Padlocks it provides high security for many applications. The hasp is 4 ¼" X 1 5/8". Suggested retail: $9.25
The Flexible Steel Hasp has a solid hardened steel body, which resists attacks by cutting, sawing or hammering. The hasp comes with installation hardware and can be used on corners and angles. When used with Kryptonite's Shackle-Less Padlock or Professional Padlocks, it provides high security for many applications. The hasp is 7 ¾" X 1 ¾". Suggested retail: $8.25
The Steel Bar Hasp comes with installation hardware for convenient mounting. The solid hardened steel body resists cutting, sawing and hammering attacks. When used with the Kryptonite Shackle-Less Padlock it provides maximum protection against thieves. The hasp is 7 ¼" X 1 5/8". Suggested retail: $8.25
The Center Hole Hasp has a solid hardened steel body, which resists attacks by cutting, sawing or hammering. The included installation hardware makes for convenient mounting. When used with the Kryptonite Shackle-Less Padlock it provides maximum protection against thieves. The hasp is 5" X 2". Suggested retail: $8.00
All of these weatherproof products will be available this spring at all Menards home improvement centers and limited distribution at Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse and The Home Depot locations.
Kryptonite, innovator of the bicycle U-lock, is headquartered in Canton, Massachusetts, USA. The company is a premier producer of high-quality cables, chains, U-locks and flexible security systems for the bicycle, power sport, snow sport, computer, locksmith and hardware markets. Kryptonite locks are sold in more than 50 countries. Acquired in August 2001 by Ingersoll-Rand, Kryptonite is a member of the Portable Security Unit of IR's Security and Safety Sector. IR's diverse product portfolio encompasses such leading industrial and commercial brands as Schlage, Thermo King, Hussman, Bobcat, Club Car and PowerWorks.
*Source: FBI's Uniform Crime Report, reporting for 2001.