Locksmith Glossary - Y


Source: Lock Industry Standards and Training (LIST) Council

Yale, Linus, Jr.
The American inventor of the pin tumbler mortise lock and its replaceable cylinder component.

Yoke
(n.) A component designed to secure cylinders or turn disks in both sides of a mortise lock by means of a single setscrew

Yoked
(n.) A mechanical system uniting two or more combination locks with the ability to be unlocked by any lock or a series of locks

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