CATU AL-260 Safety Padlock, Insulated Shackle, Diameter 6.2 mm

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A Safety Padlock used in Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) procedures is a specialized lock designed to ensure that equipment is kept off and securely isolated from energy sources during maintenance or repair work. LOTO procedures are critical safety measures in industrial and commercial environments, aiming to protect workers from the unexpected energization or startup of machinery and equipment, or the release of hazardous energy during service or maintenance activities.

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SKU Key Number Weight
Thumbnail AL-260-111 111 0
Thumbnail AL-260-222 222 0
Thumbnail AL-260-333 333 0
Thumbnail AL-260-444 444 0
Thumbnail AL-260-555 555 0
Thumbnail AL-260-666 666 0
Thumbnail AL-260-777 777 0
Thumbnail AL-260-888 888 0
Thumbnail AL-260-999 999 0
Thumbnail AL-260-1111 1111 0
Thumbnail AL-260-2222 2222 0
Thumbnail AL-260-3333 3333 0
Thumbnail AL-260-4444 4444 0
Thumbnail AL-260-5555 5555 0
Thumbnail AL-260-6666 6666 0
Thumbnail AL-260-7777 7777 0
Thumbnail AL-260-8888 8888 0
Thumbnail AL-260-9999 9999 0
Thumbnail AL-260-00 00 0
Thumbnail AL-260-Z Z 0

Application :

  • For locking separating devices (e.g. circuit breakers) in order to prevent their operation. 


Features : 

  • Available with keys alike, keys different (Z) or with a key number to be defined (00).
  • Marking on both sides: 
  1. On one side: French text and standard symbol.
  2. On the other side: area for marking the user's name and coordinates.
  • Padlock delivered with 2 keys.

Complete the reference with the chosen key number.

Example : AL-260-111 for the red padlock with the shackle H 50 mm and the identical key n°111.


Key features of Safety Padlocks for LOTO include:

  1. Unique Keying Options: These padlocks often come with unique keying options such as keyed different (each lock has a unique key), keyed alike (all locks can be opened with the same key), and master keyed (each lock has its own key, but a master key can open all locks). This ensures security and flexibility in managing access.

  2. Durability: Constructed to withstand industrial environments, they are often made from sturdy materials resistant to chemicals, temperature extremes, and physical abuse. This durability ensures the lock's integrity in various working conditions.

  3. Non-Conductive: Many safety padlocks are designed with non-conductive materials, such as nylon or thermoplastic, for the body and shackle to prevent electrical accidents, making them suitable for electrical lockout applications.

  4. Colour Coding and Labelling: To facilitate easy identification and to help ensure that workers can quickly recognize the purpose of a lock and who has control over it, safety padlocks come in various colours and have labels or write-on surfaces. This is crucial for preventing accidental removal or confusion during complex maintenance operations involving multiple workers or teams.

  5. Compact Size and Lightweight: Designed to be easy to carry and not to interfere with equipment operation, these padlocks are compact and lightweight, yet secure.

  6. Regulatory Compliance: Safety padlocks for LOTO are manufactured to meet or exceed regulatory standards for safety, such as those set by OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) in the United States, ensuring that they are effective in preventing accidental energization.

Safety Padlocks are an essential component of a comprehensive LOTO program, which also includes devices for locking out circuit breakers, valves, switches, and other energy control points. Proper training and the correct use of LOTO devices and procedures are crucial for safeguarding workers during maintenance or when they are exposed to potential hazards due to unexpected equipment activation or energy release.

    • SKU
      AL-260-111
    • EAN
      3597560053012
    • HS Commodity Codes
      83011000
  • Manufacturer
    CATU SAS is a subsidiary of the SICAME Group
  • Country of Origin
    France
  • Key Number
    111, 222, 333, 444, 555, 666, 777, 888, 999, 1111, 2222, 3333, 4444, 5555, 6666, 7777, 8888, 9999, 00, Z
  • Ø Shackle (mm)
    6.2
  • Dimensions (mm)
    100 x 65 x 25