Updated: Nov 18, 2021
As we all know, the development of locks has a long history, according to excavated cultural relics and historical documents, the development of locks has a history of more than 5,000 years. Below I will briefly share from the perspective of China's lock development.
1.Rope knot：The door was tied securely with ropes and finally, a special knot was tied at the opening, and then a tool called "xī" was made of animal teeth or bones to open it.
2.Wooden #Latch Lock：The Lu Ban lock of the Spring and Autumn Period and the Zhuge Kongming lock of the Eastern Han Dynasty are the highest achievements.
3.Groove lock：Eastern Han Dynasty metal reed as the structure of the #lock.
4.Gold and silver #locks：After the Tang Dynasty, metal locks made of gold and silver appeared as the most.
5.Four major locking devices：With the maturity of metal locks, the Ming Dynasty then became the four categories of wide locks, Citi locks, jewelry locks, and penal locks.
6.Delicate ancient lock：Through the Qing Dynasty, the Republic of China to the 1950s. The ancient lock craft is exquisite and subtle, rich in cultural connotation. Carved characters such as Scholar, long life and prosperity, unicorn, fish-shaped locks, etc.
7.Industrial locks：With the progress of industry, new products such as cross-type door concealed locks, magnetic card locks, computerized key locks, atomic locks, quantum locks, and mini locks are gradually introduced to the market one by one.
8.Smart Lock：With people's awareness of privacy, security, and ease of life to enhance the digital, RFID, fingerprint, Bluetooth, wireless, face recognition door locks, #cabinetlocks should be born.