ASSA Extends Cylinder Offering /Other/ASSA/News/2012/P600_logo_dark_grey-(2)-web.jpg ASSA has launched its new six-pin cylinder - the patent protected P600. The new P600 from ASSA provides added peace of mind, thanks to its patented protection and paracentric profile. Suitable for a wide variety of applications, the introduction of the ASSA P600 forms part of the cylinder range re-launch, which will see further product launches in 2013.As part of ASSA’s new High Security range, the P600 is designed to handle complex masterkey systems on one key profile. Based on a new pin technology, with specially designed wings and two tips on each pin, together with the combinations of masterkey codes, this affords unrivalled protection against bumping. Available in a full range of cylinder shapes, including Euro profile, oval profile, Scandinavian oval and round, as well as round threaded, furniture locks and padlocks, the P600 system can be used to secure all internal and external aspects of a variety of applications. Karen Pearce, Product Manager for ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, commented: “The introduction of the P600 raises the bar in masterkey cylinders and creates a new standard across the industry, at a very competitive price point. “We have used ASSA’s experience, combined with precision engineering and quality materials to create a cylinder range that, not only affords protection against sector-wide security threats, such as bumping and picking, but one that can also be applied across an entire specification. “The distinctive pin-tumbler mechanism with tight tolerances, which is synonymous with ASSA, offers end users, working in markets from healthcare and education to retail and commercial, a flexible masterkey system, able to cope with all requirements.”Also in the ASSA High Security range is the ASSA 4800, which features a patented sidebar mechanism.