ALOA Glossary Study Aid
A Glossary of locksmithing terms & definitions. It's also an aid for studying for the (mandatory) ALOA L-00 exam


Term   Definition 
  ball bearing   n. 1. a metal ball used in the pin stack to accomplish some types of hotel or construction keying,
2. a ball, usually made of steel, used by some lock manufacturers as the bottom element in the pin stack in one or more pin chambers,
3. any metal ball used as a tumbler's primary component,
4. used as a means of repairing a drilled hole in a safe when welded in place

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Glossary contents Copyright 1989, 1990, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Lock Industry Standards and Training Council (LIST Council)
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