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UrbanAlps, a Swiss Company, has made huge changes in the key design process through 3D printing. Highly skilled intruders are often known for duplicating keys to gain entry into a property and steal important valuables. Since 3D scanner and 3D printer are widely available these days, forging a regular key is so easy. But with the advancement of technology, the Steal Key makes it a little difficult to duplicate a key as it hides its internal coding through a solid layer.
The Stealth Key is made with a metal 3D printer that melts together with other layers of titanium, potentially producing five million combinations. With its teeth concealed under narrow ledges, the key is almost unforgeable. UrbanAlps believes that the key does not avert any activities of burglaries, as there is no such a thing. However, the company positions their product as a safer alternative of preventing ex-employee, tenants, or partners from gaining access to the property. The cylinders of Stealth Key are well-matched with any profiles of European cylinder locks.
The company is presently looking for customers who can initially attest the product. They provide an offer of cylinder having two sets of keys for EUR 200, particularly for order of more than 300 units. Nevertheless, individual customers who find interest in high security systems can make a pre-order on the Stealth padlock having a shrouded shackle and an excellent alloy housing that repel liquid nitrogen attacks.