A barrel lock is special and highly useful locking mechanism that is designed that to work in unique applications. In most cases a barrel lock or cylinder lock as it is sometimes called is used to lock out various types of utilities. From gas meters to electrical meters and water meters a barrel lock is typically used. This is the chosen block of choice for a wide range of utility meters because it is impervious to damage, tempering and the elements. Because they barrel lock is unique in its construction and design it requires the use of a special meter key. There are many different barrel locks on market today and an equal number of meter keys to match those locks. When working with a barrel lock always ensure that you have the exact key to fit that particular lock.
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