Wide varieties of safes are manufactured each year. From small safes to heavy duty gun safes, you will find different forms of safe all around you.
Although each of these serves a similar purpose of keeping your precious belongings like jewelry and money safe, yet they are manufactured using distinct materials depending upon their type.
Many of us think that a safe is only made up of steel, but you are mistaken. many other materials are used in their construction as well.
Let’s start off by looking at the materials used in constructing small gun safes that are usually portable and are in the shape of a box.
Fireproof gun safes are usually made up of steel and are isolated with isolation materials like wood, cement, mica and diatomaceous earth. Sometimes these safes are manufactured using plastic through blow molding.
The outer part of gun safes is made up of a mild steel material which helps in resisting physical attack. When a burglar tries to hit your safe, this mild material bends yet remains intact. If hard material is used it has a greater chance of getting cracked and damaged.
A bank vault is made using concrete, steel and a panel construction. Steel rods are used to make the vault door and walls.
You open your safe using a lock which can be made with different materials. For instance an electronic or biometric lock is made using semiconductors, metals and semimetals. A traditional key lock is made up of steel and is fitted inside the door.
Large equipment and machinery is employed in manufacturing good quality safes around the world.