Sold Secure Ratings
Sold Secure is dedicated to reducing the risk of crime by the assessment
of security products. Established in 1992 by Northumbria and Essex
Police with the help and backing of the Home Office. Sold Secure is now
owned and administered by the Master Locksmiths Association (a not for
profit trade association) and works from purpose built laboratories just
Sold Secure Approval is classified into 3 main categories; Bronze,
Silver & Gold (with an additional Diamond level for certain Caravan,
Tracker & Cylinder Lock security products). The categories reflect
the amount of time per test and the tools that are used and themselves
vary depending on what test specification is being used. The higher the
grading (Bronze is the lowest) the higher the security provided by the
Products offer a good level of resistance against the opportunist thief and should be used in a normal risk environment.
Products offer a greater level of resistance against the more determined thief and should be used in a higher risk environment.
Products offer our top level of resistance against the dedicated thief and should be used in a high risk environment.
The Diamond level is a specific extra-high security grade for portable wheel locks for the caravan markets, tracking systems and the new anti-snap cylinders.