ERA 3 star cylinder key (red head)
These ERA 3 Star “red head” keys normally have a key code starting with “”6Y””, printed on the neck of the key underneath the head cover. ERA 3 star locks are high security and are commonly found on uPVC doors.
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The APECS AP Double Euro Cylinder is a BSI 3 Star Kitemark, Sold Secure Diamond Standard Cylinder which offers maximum protection. These may also be branded as Mila. The APECS/MILA cylinder guards against snapping, drilling, plug-extraction, picking and bumping. The cylinder usually comes withy 3 keys. Additional keys can but supplied from some APECS authorised centres and other experienced locksmiths. Copying these keys can take between 5 - 10 minutes per key. Its best to contact your local key cutter beforehand to check if they can copy them.
These standard Yale keys have been around for 40 years or more. These are not to be confused with the newer patented keys which will be more expensive.
There are different types of Henderson garage door keys and all of which can be easily cut by your most trusted key-cutter.
You can get a union pre-cut mortice key from different sources and even online. Prices are at around £5 on average but can also go upwards of £8. The cost really depends on the key-cutting shop that you choose. Big-named shops can be more pricey. If you want a less pricey key-cutter, look for a local shop.
The Ultion WXM is an upgrade to the Ultion lock and brings added protection and security. The Ultion WXM two-part plug design uses molybdenum instead or brass to make it more robust. It also houses two hardened SS630 attack pins that fire when an attack is detected. The new Ultion WXM Keys are around 33% thicker than the original Ultion Keys. The reason for this is to allow more pin heights resulting in more picking difficulty. These keys are new on the market in 2020 and are not yet widely available in key cutting shops across the British Isles. It's best to contact the shop beforehand to see if they are able to cut a WXM key.
Yale superior and Yale platinum are Yale’s newer types of locks that come with corresponding keys and key cards.
If you ever find yourself needing a replacement mortice key, you can go to any key-cutter and they can help you. Costs are just about £6 on average but it really depends on the key-cutter. Some charge more than the others due to location and overheads.