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  • Lock, SHORT length,     Part No. B/L-S1B

  • Lock, LONG length,       Part No. B/L-L2B

Barrel Lock Specifications


  • Meterguard's Barrel Locks fit all industry standard barrel lock housings.

  • 2  moving parts

  • "O" ring seals at the ball and security bolt openings

  • Lock remains attached to the installation tool until released.

  • Positive means to prevent lock rotation during installation and removal

  • Re-buildable by user

  • Re-keyable by user

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  • Dust caps are available.

  • Exclusive key combinations are available.


  • Thickness of head ----------------------------------   3/16"

  • Head taper, included angle ----------------------     60

  • Head diameter, minor -----------------------------   0.440"

  • Head diameter, major ------------------------------  0.625"

  • Barrel diameter --------------------------------------   0.400"

  • Short style head to ball centerline --------------  0.625"

  • Long style head to ball centerline --------------  1.000"


  • Construction ---------------------------------------- one piece body

  • Material ---------------------------------------------- all components are stainless steel

  • Heat treatment -----------------------------------  all components are thru hardened

  • Plating ------------------------------------------------ none required

  • Seals ------------------------------------------------- Buna-N

METERGUARD Locks fit all Industry Standard barrel lock housings.

METERGUARD also manufactures Custom Locks for housings that are non-standard.


Lock and Installation Tool are protected under U.S. Patent #5542273.

The high thrust lock, adjustable end cap, square can bracket and retainer are Patent Pending.

"Copyright © 2013

James W. Bednarz

All rights reserved."

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Meterguard's barrel lock can withstand the harshest environments. and still operate.

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Barrel lock for locking off a water meter.
End cap for barrel lock. Beveled ends, stainless steel.
Key to operate a Meterguard barrel lock.
Meterguard barrel lock intalled on a water utility valve.
Barrel lock and Key.
Locking off water, gas or electric utility meters, wing valves or boxes.