BEST cylinders may be altered to function with other manufacturers' locks by use of different cams and different cylinder rings. Special cylinder variations are available for most applications. BEST cylinders are machined from brass or bronze bar stock and are available in a variety of finishes.
The 5E utility cylinder lock fits standard 3⁄4" diameter cylinder installations such as wood or metal desks, file cabinets, vending machines, utility and storage cabinets, elevators and security alarm control panels. The complete 5E assembly includes a combinated 3⁄4" cylinder with cam, hex nut, lock washer and spacer collar. The 5E Series incorporates the following features: