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Litelok X makes bold claim on “unparalleled” D-lock security

Litelok X makes bold claim on “unparalleled” D-lock security

Litelok has revealed a new D-lock armoured with a new composite technology dubbed Barronium, which is said to offer “unparalleled” resistance to angle grinder attacks,…

Friday, Oct 21

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Litelok has revealed a new D-lock armoured with a new composite technology dubbed Barronium, which is said to offer “unparalleled” resistance to angle grinder attacks, which can be among the most common tactics employed by thieves.

The Litelok X is making claim to being up to 15 times more secure than the best performers already on the market and without any weight penalty.

“I’m incredibly excited to have reimagined the popular D-lock format with innovative design features and our own technology Barronium, which provides the ultimate in anti-angle grinder resistance. The range was put through extensive tests, breaking discs and grinders in the process. It’s light, secure and incredibly strong. I believe it’s a gamechanger and unlike anything else on the market,” says Litelok Founder & CEO, Professor Neil Barron.

Over the last five years, Neil has been supported by Innovate UK and some of the world’s leading material scientists to develop the trademarked and now patent-pending Barronium.

This brand-new composite armour is fused to a hardened fine-grain high-tensile steel core and covered with a soft plant-based eco-rubber outer layer to provide three layers of protection. Together the layers offer individual protection designed to ward off attacks from bolt croppers, cable cutters, long bars, hammers, chisels and of course angle grinders. The Litelok X range has passed Sold Secure Bicycle Diamond, Sold Secure Motorcycle Diamond and ART4 insurance-rated standards. It also meets the ‘Police Preferred Specification’ of Secured by Design (SBD), providing the best available deterrent for cyclists and motorcyclists looking to secure […]

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