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1. Place fork end 6" above or below lock with bevel side of the fork next to door
Slightly canted tool toward the floor or ceiling
Strike haligen with axe and drive past the interior jam
Apply pressure towards door forcing the door open
If stiff resistance meet when when driving haligen with axe turn haligen so bevel is against door jamb
Another method is drive hook completely into door jamb 6" above or below lock and apply downward pressure


FE of outward opening doors

Method is determined by the position do the door in the frame
A. Flush fitting doors :
1.fork end place concave side toward door
Cant tool for initial position
As tool is driven between door and jamb it is brought to perpendicular to avoid penetrating jam
When tool has spread door as far as possible of force adz end away from door
2. Place adz of Halligen 6" above or below lock and drive into space between the door and jam being carefull not to penetrate the door stop portion of jamb
Pry downward and outward with fork end of tool
B. Recessed doors or doors with wall adjacent to lock side
1.adz into space between door and jamb
2. Pry downward and out with fork


K tool

1. Mortise and rim cylinder puller
2. Used to pull a majority of lock cylinders
3. Used in conjunction with axe and haligen


Lock cylinder puller

Used to pull mortise or rim locks that are flush with door Or recessed below door surface


Vise grips

Used to remove mortise cylinders when time is not a factor
Place on cylinder and turn counter clock wise
Used only in good judgement


Police locks

Known as vertical bar locks
Usually a few good shots door will cause bat to jump from hole on floor
Use 5/32 square key tool to insert in cylinder


Fox locks ( double bar locks )

Easily recognizable by location of cylinder in center of door
Cylinder usually covered with metal plate with four bolts
To force :
1. Use haligen to shear off top two bolts and one bottom bolt exposing the lock cylinder
2. Remove cylinder with k tool
3. Using square key tool turn tool towards the bottom bar this unlocking the door


Padlocks are portable or detachable locking devices having a sliding and pivoting shackles that pass through a staple and are then made fast . Regular padlocks are those that are and heavy duty are those that are ?

Regular :
All padlocks with shackles of 1/4 or less and not hardened
Heavy duty:
Padlocks with a shackle of more than1/4 inch and hardened


Attack Points of padlock are

Point of attachment


Case hardened Padlocks operation

Require use of saw ( aluminum oxide ) or cutting touch
It is also possible to pull cylinders on some of these locks with bam bam tool,


American series 2000 locks

Portable or detachable locking device that fits over staple and locks by using a steel pin located in body of lock
Attack points :
Point of attachment
Body of lock
Tools :
Cutting tour


Forcing American series 2000 locks

1. Use either saw or tourch to,cut staple or other point of attachment
2or cut through lock two thirds up from key way



Is a piece of wood or steel held in place by brackets which traverse both Sides of door frame


Sliding bolt

1/4 to 3/4 " steel with a throw of 1" or more
Mounted on door that projects into frame


Window can be forced

Place fork end of haligen under the window at center of window sill and apply downward pressure
Attack window gates at hinge side


Multi lock doors

Found in some projects or newly renovated building s
Lock not necessarily centered in door
Easily recognizable by large plate covering the lock
Four bars one in each direction enter door jamb when engaged
To force ;
1. Cut triangle in lower quadrant of door on doorknob side
Make cut large enough to get arm in and out but small enough so don't cut bar


Manually operated security gates

1. Commonly found on fronts of smaller stores
2. No raising mechanism housing drum level and the presence of loft handles to the bottom bar
3. Usually 2-4 padlocks
4 FE remove padlocks and remove eye bolts the lift door


Mechanically operated doors

Operating mechanism is chain hoist
Recognized by the gear and chain mechanism located in housing at the top of door alongiside the drum with approximately one door of the operating chain visible beneath this housing
Chain covered by vertical length of angle iron
FE remove all padlocks from canon cover and the use chain to raise door