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Browse Padlocks by Application

Browse Padlocks by Application

Whether you're looking for a marine-grade padlock, or a hardy compact padlock for a toolbox or metal cabinet, we've got a vast range of padlocks to suit all applications. 

When buying padlocks, it can be tricky to know what you need to look for, so as well as listing padlocks by brand, and by padlock type, we've put together a list a common applications, and listed the most typically suited padlocks for those settings to help you find what you're looking for.

There are many ways padlocks can be used to secure different doors or gates, and whether it's a garage door you're looking to secure, or a metal storage container, they all share commonalities which can get confusing, so we've set out to eliminate this confusion and list all our padlocks by application. 

But don't forget, you may have a unique solution which has slightly different requirements to the typical applications, so you may wish to consider browsing more than one of the applications below, or simply pop us over an email with some photos of what you're looking to secure, and we'll do our best to help you out and offer some friendly advice!


Padlocks for Boats & Harsh Weather

Padlocks for Boats & Harsh Weather

If you live within 30 miles of the sea, you should definitely consider a marine-grade padlock. And even if you don't, it can travel much further than this and still cause excessive corrosion.Salt-spra..

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Padlocks for Cabinet Doors

Padlocks for Cabinet Doors

This range of padlocks offers general suitability for various types of cabinets you may have in your home, office, garage, or workshop for example, where you want to be able to secure the contents sim..

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Padlocks for Garages & Shutters

Padlocks for Garages & Shutters

Ideal for various types of garage doors and roller-shutters, this range of padlocks lends itself well to the various locking solutions that exist for these types of doors, whilst also offering securit..

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Padlocks for Gates

Padlocks for Gates

Whether you're looking to secure your garden gate, a pedestrian gate or a commercial site entrance, padlocks are one of the most popular methods for locking single and double gate setups, as it's gene..

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Padlocks for Lock-Off Devices

Padlocks for Lock-Off Devices

Lock-Off tags and similar lock-off devices which require one or more keyholders to remove their padlock to gain access to a valve or a cupboard etc, are designed with health and safety in mind, and ar..

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Padlocks for Lockers

Padlocks for Lockers

There are many ways you can secure locker doors, but one of the most common and cost-effective solutions is to use padlocks.  Many sets of lockers come with padlockable hasp & staple solution..

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Padlocks for Luggage & Sport Bags

Padlocks for Luggage & Sport Bags

Whether you're going on holiday or just down your local gym, putting padlocks on your suit case or gym bag can save you a lot of grief.   The simple act of people putting small padlocks on t..

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Padlocks for Motorbikes & Scooters

Padlocks for Motorbikes & Scooters

When you're looking to secure your motorcycle or moped, you want something substantial and boisterous to deter thieves from considering your ride as an easy target.  Too often, people will invest..

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Padlocks for Shed Doors

Padlocks for Shed Doors

Sheds, out-houses, and even greenhouses, can be an easy target for the opportunist thief, so it's a good idea to make sure they're secure.  You might think there's little point in securing sheds ..

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Padlocks for Storage Containers

Padlocks for Storage Containers

Whether it's a shipping container or a self-storage container you're looking to secure, generally these steel containers are considered high security, so you'll want a padlock that fits the bill in th..

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Padlocks for Toolboxes & Tool Chests

Padlocks for Toolboxes & Tool Chests

Whether they're the tools of your trade or just your DIY kit, tools are expensive and are a common target for thieves who know they can sell them off quickly and easily without question.  Most to..

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Padlocks for Vans & HGVs

Padlocks for Vans & HGVs

Whether it's your own single work van or a commercial fleet of heavy-goods vehicles, it is becoming more and more common for the doors or shutters on vans and HGVs to be secured not only by the in-bui..

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