AS Platinum Series Cylinder The Yale AS Platinum Series Euro Profile cylinder is a TS007 3 star Kitemarked Anti-Snap security product to provide maximum security against known cylinder attack methods. Why change your locks? Recent statistics states homes that do not have basic security are up to ten times more likely to be burgled. Updating your cylinder is a simple and cost effective method of improving your home security. And the best bit is - you can change a cylinder within minutes. It can take only seconds for an intruder to snap a euro profile cylinder. With lock snapping crime ever increasing, Yale have created the AS Platinum cylinder offering the highest security rating. What makes a Yale AS Platinum Cylinder special? The AS Platinum Series cylinder is independently tested by BSI to be awarded the British Kitemarked TS007:2014 3 star accreditation and is also approved by Secured by Design an official UK Police initiative. It has a hardened reinforced bar designed not to snap, but to flex, in a way that will defeat the vast majority of intruders. This gives the lock exceptional durability and strength! There is also a sacrificial element of the lock which will snap off if someone tries to 'snap' your lock, and hardened grip deflectors mean that tools burglars are likely to use will simply not grip the lock, leaving your home securely protected. What happens if my house is under attack from lock snapping? There is a sacrificial element of the lock which will snap off if someone tries to 'snap' your lock. When this sacrifical elements comes away, it still leaves the overall mechanism in tact which allows the lock to still function without a key*. Hardened grip deflectors mean that tools burglars are likely to use will simply slip off the lock, leaving your home securely protected. Why trust the ASP Cylinder? As expected from the Yale brand the AS Platinum Series Cylinder has been developed to the highest of standards and comes with a number of additional security features Snap-Off front section of the cylinder if attacked will sacrificially come away which will then give the intruder less of the cylinder attack and still allows you to use your key to gain entry or exit the property.* Hardened Grip-Deflectors which make gripping the rest of the cylinder difficult. Hardened Reinforced Bar designed not to snap, but to flex in a way that will defeat the vast majority of intruders. Interlocking Cam with strengthening bar provides additional protection and strength to the cylinder. Anti-drill protection Anti-bump protection Anti-screw protection For more information, visit the ASP cylinders product page. *ability to use the key after attack to work the lock depends on brutality and method of attack.