ERA 3 star cylinder key (red head)
Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
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.
Category: Key Cutting
Search For Trusted Key Cutters In Your Area
Mauer safes are common in the UK and Ireland. They are seen in safes made by Mauer, Chubb safes, President and a few others. They can be be tricky to get copied. Good calibrated machinery is necessary as well an an experienced Key Cutter or locksmith. When you get a new key cut you should always try to lock it and unlock it with the door open to ensure it operates correctly. If you try to do it in the closed position, and the key jams, it can cause a lot of trouble. Please allow a number of hours for this service.
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.
The ABS endurance lock has emerged in the market in 2020. The Endurance lock has been made for a specific door and window company in the UK. These locks are British Standard, 3 star locks of the highest quality. Your ABS Master Key Code is two letters followed by 7 numbers and then four more letters. The Key code begins with two Alpha Digits followed by seven numbers and a further four alpha digits* For example: MG2457877AFTA. On older models the code did not include the last two alpha digits. Currently not many key cutters are offering this service. If you are lucky enough to find someone, you may need to present your security card for authorisation.
Safe keys can't be cut by everyone. You will find many cobblers or hardware stores avoid these type of keys, as the blanks are expensive and accuracy is paramount. There are hundreds of different safe keys, so prices can vary drastically.
Duplicate Brisant Ultion compatible dimple keys for high security cylinders can be expensive. These keys come with a cutting card that can be used to duplicate the key, however experienced professionals will be able to cut these without the card. Sometimes key cutters will offer a quantity discount if you get 2 or more. It's always worth asking.
This is an old type of security key that was made popular in the 90’s.