TL 15 safes are burglary and fire rated

February 20th, 2009

TL 15 Safes

TL 15 safes are UL-tested safes that are designed to resist burglary attempts.  A TL 15 rating means that a safe has been tested to withstand breakin by a professional locksmith using common locksmithing tools for a period of 15 minutes, and they did not gain access to the contents.  TL rated safes are the highest burglary rating you can get.  TL 15 safes have a 5″ thick door and a 2″ thick body.  They use 1-1/2 inch locking bolts.

TL 15 safes also carry a 1-1/2 hour fireproof rating.  This means that they have been tested to withstand actual fire conditions of 1700 degrees F for a period of 1-1/2 hours, and that the temperature inside the safe did not rise above 350 degrees F.  This is a low enough temperature to prevent permanent damage to most valuables.  The test also measures the humidity level to make sure that the safe would protect the contents from water damage.  For more information on TL 15 safes.

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