Kaba Ilco Corp. is the world's premier manufacturer of the most extensive line of quality key blanks available on the market today. The company also offers the broadest line of key machines and solid brass replacement cylinders in North America. A line of security hardware products and locksmith supplies supplement the primary line of products.
A cylinder is the portion of a lock that the key fits into. Cylinders can be removed and changed out and the internal parts, known as tumblers can be changed by a locksmith, and the cylinder can be reinstalled with a different key than before or several cylinders can be keyed alike. Cylinders have a low profile. There are a variety of cylinders which include key in the knob locks, rim cylinders and round mortise cylinders.