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Padlocks Technical Advice Centre

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How can I work out which padlock fits my shipping container?

We often get asked for padlocks that fit a standard container. To work out which padlock will fit then it is best to start with a look at the fittings on your container. At first glance containers may look all the same, however, the fittings on the containers can vary enormously. If you have not […]

What is the best padlock for a shipping container?

Q: We have a shipping container with an enclosed lock box on the front which makes it difficult to get a big padlock up inside and locked onto the metal ring. Is there a good solution? A: We get this question a lot since containers are being used more and more for work site and […]