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Title:
KEY AND KEY BLANKS OPERABLE IN VERTICALLY AND HORIZONTALLY ORIENTED KEYWAYS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2021/151024
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A key or key blank includes a key blade having a first edge, a second edge, and first and second opposed sides. The first edge has one or more edge bittings to elevate and/or rotate one or more tumbler pins of a lock with a vertically-oriented keyway, and one of the opposed sides has one or more side bittings to elevate and/or rotate one or more tumbler pins of a lock with a horizontally-oriented keyway. Side warding surfaces on the key blank are shaped and positioned to minimize the interference of peaks between the skewed bitting cuts on the key. A lock has a keyway configured for the key having edge bittings to elevate and/or rotate one or more tumbler pins of a vertical lock and side bittings to elevate and/or rotate one or more tumbler pins of a horizontal lock.

Inventors:
DUCKWALL THOMAS (US)
FIELD PETER H (US)
ROBERSON CLYDE T (US)
TRENT DOUGLAS E (US)
Application Number:
PCT/US2021/014794
Publication Date:
September 30, 2021
Filing Date:
January 22, 2021
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Assignee:
ASSA ABLOY HIGH SECURITY GROUP INC (US)
International Classes:
E05B19/00; E05B19/08; E05B27/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
WYDEVEN, Richard (US)
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