As experts in security shutters, Abacus Shutters offer a wide range of high-security shutters in London and the Home Counties that provide a level of security to the openings of any premises. Security roller shutters can be used for domestic and commercial use, with their main applications being to prevent burglaries and minimise the risk of damage to your property.
Having high-security roller shutters at the entry points of your property creates a firm barrier that prohibits the entry of anyone when the shutter is down. For more vulnerable premises or increased security and peace of mind, security roller shutters are an ideal choice as their metallic structure creates an impenetrable wall.
Secureflex Roller Shutters for Increased Protection
With an increase in criminal activity and modern technology, the dangers of burglary are real. However, with Secureflex roller shutters, the pre-galvanised steel exterior makes it harder for thieves to cut through, hence giving your property a higher level of protection. The time it takes for a burglar to gain entry to a property can be as little as four minutes, but with high-security roller shutters, the length of time a criminal has to spend gaining access to a building is significantly increased.
Security Roller Shutters Ratings
The shutters come with a distinct security rating accreditation, including SBD (Secured by Design) or LPS 1175 security rated levels 1-4.
Our steel shutters go up to level 4 whilst our aluminium versions will reach level 2. Please be aware that due to these shutters’ nature, they must be installed using particular fixings and in precise ways to achieve the “LPS1175” security rating.
The LPS 1175 test stipulates the allowable toolset and minimum time at each security rating level to prevent forcible entry through a building element. The test, carried out by the Building Research Establishment, measures the time to make a hole big enough to get a person through (minimum of an elliptical shape 400mm x 225mm). We must stress that the test is carried out by individuals who already know the product inside-out – including any “weak spots”.
These ratings will generally be rated SR1-5. Please see below for a description of what each rating will protect you against:
- SR1: Opportunist attack by a physical force using minimal tools (e.g. screwdriver, knife, pliers, etc.) for 1 minute.
- SR2: More determined opportunist attack with tools of a higher mechanical advantage (e.g. SR1 tools plus bolt cutters, claw hammer, drill, etc.) For 3 minutes.
- SR3: Deliberate forced entry of protected premises using bodily physical force and a selection of attack options (e.g. SR2 tools plus short axe, chisels, crowbar, gas torch, etc.) for 5 minutes.
- SR4: Experience attempts at forced entry with higher tool levels (e.g. SR3 tools plus felling axe, sledgehammer, steel wedges, disc grinder, jigsaw, etc.) for 10 minutes.
Security Roller Shutters in London & Home Counties with Abacus Shutters
Contact one of our team members today for more information on our high-security roller shutters in London & Home Counties or any of our other roller shutters. We are dedicated to preventing theft across businesses and properties with our security roller shutters for extra protection. Let our team know all of your requirements for security rated and high-security roller shutters so that we can find the ideal shutter for you.