Safes are designed to withstand significant impact or effect from theft, fire, and or data theft. Whatever shape or size your safe may be the rating will help you determine what is best for your needs. James Bull experts can advise you in store or over the phone, ... read the following
New Zealand commonly refer to the Underwriters Laboratory Safe standard as the acknowledged standard for fire safes.
The rating gives a value for the internal temperature that it should not exceed, and the length of time this is for.
They will generally have a $value rating that relates to the value of insurable contents within.
The Underwriters Laboratory Safe standard is also recognised in New Zealand for Security safes
These are based on the amount of time it can resist attack with common tools, and how many sides are protected
Of course the rating is determined significantly by the construction, build detail and weight.
Know what your insurance policy requires
Only buy a safe with authenticated rating that meets your needs
Buy from a reputable supplier that can service and maintain
Digital can be better for older people than the mechanical dial
The Sold Secure ratings classify and award security products with Gold, Silver or Bronze rating based on their performance. Yale Certified safe range is all certified Silver.
The ratings provided by UL are typically denoted by U.L. TL-30X6... with the first numeral, 30 being the time it resists attack with tools and the second number representing the number of sides protected.
The ECB ratings will refer to the EU standard along with S1, S2, S3... these defining levels of cash rating. Check with your insurance company the cover they provide based on the S rating. The Chubb Viper range are all endorsed by these ratings
This is the most common standard that NZ insurance companies demand when specifying security for your valuables.
We have a range of options that meet this standard, with sizes to suit your needs and the fire rating to add that extra protection.