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U.S.-Made Padlocks

U.S.-Made Padlocks

Many are unaware of the significant changes PACLOCK has been undergoing the past five years. The company has moved its padlock body manufacturing operations to the USA and is producing hardened steel, brass, and aluminum body padlocks in the States. PACLOCK is the only padlock manufacturer producing Buy American Act compliant padlocks in all three…

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Electroless Nickel Plating vs. Traditional Nickel Electroplating

Nickel Plating_Electroless vs Electroplating

As far as PACLOCK can surmise, PACLOCK is the only manufacturer of affordable padlocks using electroless nickel plating techniques. Why, and what does everyone else do? Typical padlocks produced in China, Taiwan, and Mexico use nickel electroplating whereby electricity is a critical component of getting the nickel coating to adhere to the padlock’s steel body.…

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