The Vitess™ locking system – for a high level of security at an unbeatable price

With patent protection until 2034*, unlimited trademark protection and technical copy protection, VitessTM provides you with reliable protection against cylinder and key tampering, along with unbeatable value for the money.

The VitessTM system can be extended at any time, giving you the flexibility to make changes at a later stage. The fact that the lock cylinders are developed and produced in Germany guarantees premium quality and a long product service life.

Highlights of Vitess™

  • Unique combination of patent protection*, unlimited trademark protection and highest technical key copy protection
  • 6 locking elements
  • The curved precision profile and Intop system offer ultimate picking protection
  • Curved key profile offers increased stability
  • 14 mm core diameter

*Patent pending Intop system, max. patent term 2034

Drill protection

  • Standard drill protection - two hardened steel pins are inserted in the housing and core on each cylinder side

From the inside

Unique: the patented Intop system*

The Intop system is a newly developed verification unit on the key and in the cylinder, which prevents an unauthorized key from being used in the locking process. Together with the coded profile rib and multiple paracentric profile, it provides you with effective protection against the illegal copying of keys and door lock tampering.

Vitess cylinder types

Padlock Insert @ABUS

Padlock Insert

Technical information

Mortise cylinder  © ABUS

Mortise cylinder

Technical information

RIM cylinder   © ABUS

RIM cylinder

Technical information

Deadbolt Cylinders © ABUS

KnK/KnL cylinder

Technical information

USA Vitess™ Catalog and Price List

For more information on the complete Vitess™ High Security program as well as pricing, download our comprehensive catalog and price list.

USA Vitess™ Forms

ABUS requires a number of forms be filled out and submitted for all customers interested in setting up their own personalized Vitess™ program. All pertinent forms can be downloaded by clicking the image to the left.

Video system Vitess™


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