disc tumbler lock meaning
Same as cylindrical lock.
- A "'disc tumbler lock "'is a lock composed of slotted rotating detainer discs.
- The wafer tumbler lock is often incorrectly referred to as a disc tumbler lock, which uses an entirely different mechanism.
- Time locks, combination locks, electronic locks, electromagnetic locks, and locks using rotating disks, such as disc tumbler locks, are inherently invulnerable to this attack, since their mechanism does not contain springs.