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New van vault range: first in market to achieve police standard

As part of its drive to tackle tool theft crime, Van Vault has launched a market-leading new product range for 2019.

The launch follows 18 months of development work and features eight new products offering advanced protection, including the traditional box-style containers and the easy to use drawer slider – which is unique to the Van Vault brand.

Not only has the product been enhanced, but it has also been independently tested and certified by Sold Secure, an independent test house for security products owned by the Master Locksmith Association. All eight Van Vault’s were subjected to six different levels of rigorous attack by trained professionals and were all found to be impenetrable.

Van Vault is also the first vehicle storage product on the market to be accredited by Secured by Design – the UK’s Police approved the standard. Secured by Design promotes products which prevent crime and it’s the only form of police approval for UK products.

With a break-in taking as little as 10 seconds, the new range has introduced key enhancements, which will be fundamental in making it much harder to steal valuable power tools and equipment.

All of the key areas of attack have been strengthened including a crossbar reinforced lid which is next to impossible to prise open. A new highly effective VaultLock™ locking system has been introduced which sits deep within the body of the box shielded by a hardened steel plate, protecting from drilling, picking and cutting. The products also now come with an anti-theft fixing kit to ensure they can be properly mounted to the vehicle floor.

Following strong customer demand, Van Vault has also improved its storage space and functionality with the new range, introducing a wide mouth drop front to the storage containers, which provides greater access and visibility of the contents inside.

A recessed lock also protects the key from damage, when left in the lock and an easy-lift gas strut through the body of the box, ensures a soft open and close lid action and maximises storage space.

About Catrin Jones

Catrin Jones
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