for water, gas and electric utility meters, wing valves and boxes.

Water Meter Lock, Key and End Cap

A stainless steel barrel lock securing the lid of a Durham electric meter box. The short angled head of the barrel lock allows for a tight, tamper-resistant installation.

        Barrel Lock


     GUARANTEED TO OPEN!

O-ring seals at all openings, water tight, impervious to the elements

Special extraction tools are not needed: OUR LOCKS WILL OPEN!


    GUARANTEED NOT TO RUST!

Made of thru-hardened stainless steel, one piece construction


Thru-hardened, short angled head, CANNOT BE BROKEN OFF or gripped with ordinary tools!

Cannot be picked with a 16d nail or any other common tool

Positive operation, no springs or delicate parts to bind or break

  Generates a clamping force of over 60 lbs and produces a tight, gap-free installation

Provides superior protection for your meters by integrating security, toughness, durability, and reliability into a compact design

Retrofits all industry standard valves and lock housings

Handles insects, mud, water, ice, abuse, and neglect for DECADES

Ultra simple design practically eliminates the possibility of the lock becoming inoperable for any reason

Competitively priced with other brands of stainless steel locks


Almost all failures of other barrel locks occur because of:

               NOT OPENING or HEADS BREAKING OFF

     Electric Meter Setter Demo


Barrel lock, short style, with dust cap / plug

Angled head easily deflects side blows: WILL NOT BREAK OFF

Bolt cutters and pry bars cannot access the barrel lock

Barrel lock clamps the lid to the base with 60 lbs of force

Barrel lock passes thru a hole in the lid, base, and retainer, clamping and locking them into an inseparable unit

EXTREMELY VANDAL RESISTANT


Inserting a dust cap /plug finalizes the locking procedure


The life expectancy of this installation is 10 to 20 years!

A stainless steel barrel lock installed in a rusted steel housing depicts the extremely harsh conditions that the lock with O-rings is designed to handle.
O-ring seals in an all stainless steel barrel lock guarantee that it WILL OPEN! The barrel lock is completely operational and is totally unaffected by the environment.
A stainless steel barrel lock ready to receive a dust cap / plug.
A barrel lock with a dust cap / plug installed; it is water tight.
This optional dust cap / plug can be used to cover the key opening of the barrel lock. This plug completely eliminates the possibility of contamination of any kind.
This proprietary key is coupled to a barrel lock. The key clamps tite to the inner diameter of the barrel lock. This coupling feature allows for trouble free lock installation and removal.
Stainless steel end cap with angled ends is used in combination with a water meter barrel lock to secure a valve in the locked position. The angled ends help reduce the effects of tampering.

        End Cap


     GUARANTEED NOT TO RUST!

Made of thru-hardened stainless steel

Has an infinitely variable gripping range of 3/8" to 3/4"

Simplified installation and inventory: one end cap fits ALL

Provides a tight, gap-free, tamper-resistant installation

  Beveled ends reduce the effects of pry bars etc.

Open bottom prevents the buildup of water and debris


All other end caps have one or more preset grooves. Result:

          NOT ADJUSTABLE and leaves GAPS for pry bar access

        Key


      GUARANTEED NOT TO RUST!

Made of thru-hardened stainless steel

Easy to operate and remains coupled to the lock until released

Remains operational in spite of water, mud, dirt, etc.

Tough, durable tool: holds up to years of rigorous use

Can be rebuilt by manufacturer


Bogus keys nearly impossible to make: none available on the web


Only sold directly to utilities that are registered users

         Dust Cap


Optional dust cap is made of molded buna-N rubber

Plug is water tight, positively eliminates all contaminates

Easy to install and remove, can be reused many times


Note: The barrel lock is water tight in and of itself.

However, in the case of severe environments, the dust cap keeps

the key hole completely free of debris.

   Environmental Observation


Harsh environments are NOT A PROBLEM

Stainless steel barrel lock WILL NEVER RUST

O-rings are water tight and positively seal out ALL contaminants

Stainless steel lock is dirty BUT NOT RUSTED


Brand X, cadmium plated, mild steel housing is attacked by rust


Key hole was easily cleaned using simple methods

Opening the lock proceeded as normal, (absolutely no problems)

Disassembly revealed inner components to be 100% CLEAN

Lock remains 100% OPERATIONAL and FUNCTIONAL

Lock is READY TO BE USED AGAIN and AGAIN …

This proprietary key is almost impossible to duplicate. The barrel lock cannot be removed without this special tool. Only sold directly to registered utilities.
Logo: Barrel Lock and Key web page.
A winged water valve secured with a barrel lock. The adjustability of the end cap produces a gap-free fit against the valve wings.
A barrel lock protecting a winged curb stop. The infinitely adjustable end cap gives a tight, gap-free, vandal resistant installation.
End cap installed on a stainless steel barrel lock demonstrating its unlimited adjustability. This feature allows it to clamp tightly against valve ears ranging in thickness from ¾  max. to 3/8 minimum.
End cap installed on a stainless steel barrel lock demonstrating its unlimited adjustability. This feature allows it to clamp tightly against valve ears ranging in thickness from ¾  max. to 3/8 minimum.

For more detailed info:  

Links: Birmingham Testimonial, IURPA 


The security devices shown above are protected by one or more US Patents.

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A barrel lock and end cap locking a Ford Meter Box winged water valve. The unlimited adjustability of the cap provides a gap-free, tamper-resistant installation.

    Barrel Lock on Water Valve


Barrel lock securing a winged valve

Angled head easily deflects side blows: WILL NOT BREAK OFF

Adjustable end cap fits tight and eliminates ALL GAPS

Angled ends of the end cap help to deter tampering efforts

Bolt cutters and pry bars cannot access the barrel lock

Inserting a dust cap /plug finalizes the locking procedure


The life expectancy of this installation is 10 to 20 years!


GUARANTEED NOT TO RUST … GUARANTEED TO OPEN

Barrel locks and end caps for water, electric and gas meters and valves. The short angled head cannot be broken off. O-ring seals are water tight; stainless is guaranteed not to rust. Only sold directly to utilities.