Rim lock


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a lock fastened to the face of a door, thus differing from a mortise lock.
See under Lock.

See also: Lock, Rim

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Wheels (usually 21" front, 18" rear) have knobby tires, often clamped to the rim with a rim lock.
Doors should either have a mortise lock, which fits into the door, or a rim lock which fits onto the surface of the door.
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We instantly fell in love with the aggressive tread pattern, robust tread blocks and special features, including stepped shoulder blocks, rim lock and built-in rim protector, plus the six-ply construction promised extreme durability under the heaviest of loads.
Q The cylinder rim lock on my front door is difficult to shut - you need to slam the door to shut it.
AA HIGH security cylinder rim lock with a deadlocking action is best.
Tenders are invited for rim lock ring fitting / removal tool kit (for tube type tyres)
There are two types of acceptable door locks - a mortise lock, which fits into the door, or a rim lock which fits onto the surface of the door.
You will also need a chain and a cylinder rim lock.
Tenders are invited for Rim Lock Brass Complete Of Different Ward With Non-Inter Changeable Duplicate Key For T C Safe As Per Drg.
Innovation at Evonik with VESTAKEEP PEEK supported the creation of the Plasteel Eyewear at Mentor Optical which is a lightweight & tough optical frame with a unique patented plastic rim lock design.
There are two types of acceptable door locks - the mortise lock, which fits into the door, or the rim lock which fits onto the surface of the door.