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LPS 1175 and 1270 Tool Categories

LPS 1175 & 1270 Loss Prevention Scheme-Tool Catagories. jpg

LPS 1270 and LPS 1175, which are the requirements and testing procedures for the LPCB approval and listings of intruder resistant security glazing units and building components, strongpoints, security enclosures and free standing barriers respectively, use the same tool categories and attack durations to determine the attack resistance of the products.

To view products that are tested to the LPS 1175 standard, see the below links.

 

Bespoke items 

 

Attack/Intruder Resistant Doors - LPS1175 rated doors for multi-purposes.  Manufactured bespoke to customers requirements.  

Security Counters and Screens - Physical, Ballistic or Blast Resistant Counters for any application to keep staff secure

Attack/Intruder Resistant Windows - EN356 rated attack resistant windows protecting against planned or surprise attacks.

 

An outline of the tool categories as per updated details taken from Redbook Live can be seen below.        

 LPS Security Level 1 - Tool Category A 

Type

Maximum dimension/ power/ weight

Quantity

Adhesive tape (reel)

75mm wide

1

Cable cutter

200mm long

1

Cargo strap (selection)

25mm wide strap with cam buckle

1§

Electric cable (single core)

1.2mm diameter wire/1m long

1

Engineers hooks (selection)

-

1§

Firefighter’s key

-

1

Fishing line (e.g. polypropylene multi fibre)

Reel

1

Fishing hooks (delection)

-

1§

Flexible plastic coupon

-

1

Glass cutter

-

1

Hexagon wrenches (selection

200mm long

1§

Knife

125mm long x 3mm thick blade

1

Lever (including nail pullers, prybars and utility bars)

300mm long/0.7 kg

1

Pliers (selection, including self-gripping and cutting)

200mm long

1§

Punches (selection, including flat and pointed tipped)

200mm long

1§

Rope (selection, non-metallic)

20mm diameter

1§

Screwdriver

6.5mm diameter/square x 200mm

1

Scriber (selection)

200mm long

1§

Socket/screwdriver set (selection)

150mm long ratchet arm

1§

Spanners (selection)

150mm long

1§

Traction screws**

5..5mm diameter x 60mm long

2§

Tweezers (selection)

-

1

Universal key

-

1

Wire (selection)

3mm diameter

1

WD40

400ml

1

Wood/plastic wedges (selection)

200mm long x 50mm wide

6

 

§Although a range of different types, sizes and/or shapes may be selected by a test operative, only the maximum quantity of individual units of a single type, size and shape may be included within a tool kit for any one test.

**Otherwise known as ‘self-tapping’ screws or ‘self drilling’ screws.  The selection available may include carbon steel, single and twin start versions with choice of two varieties of thread/tip: deal thread and gimlet point; and self-tapping thread with drill point.

Note: The tools of this category are selected in order to simulate an opportunist attack by bodily physical force and using easily concealed tools.

LPS Security Level 2 - Tool Category B

Tool category A plus:

Type

Maximum dimension/ power/ weight

Quantity

Battery

3.6V

1

Bolt cutter

350mm long

1

Claw hammer

350mm long/1kg

1

Drill bit (HSS/HSCO/Masonry)

6mm diameter jobber

1

Drill/driver

3.6 V (complete with drill bit adaptor)

1

Electric cable (sinlg e core)

2.1mm diameter wire/1m long

1

Junior hacksaw

-

1

Junior hacksaw blades (HSS)

-

2

Metal plate shears

200mm long

1

Multiple slip joint pliers

250mm long

1

Pipe wrench

250mm long

1

Pliers (selection, including self-gripping)

250mm long

1§

Ratchet strap (selection)

25mm wide strap with 200mm long ratchet mechanism *

1§

Screwdirver

7mm diameter/square x 250mm long

1

Screwdriver

14mm diameter/square 400mm long

1

Socket set (selection)

250mm long ratchet arm

1§

Tube

50mm outer diameter with 4mm wall thickness x 300mm long

1

 *Measured with the mechanism in the closed position

§Although a range of different types, sizes and/or shapes may be selected by a test operative, only the maximum quantity of individual units of a single type, size and shape may be included within a tool kit for any one test.

Note: This tool category provides a more determined opportunist attack by bodily physical force and tools with a higher mechanical advantage.

LPS Security Level 3 - Tool Category C

Tool category A and B plus:

Type

Maximum dimension/ power/ weight

Quantity

Axe

350mm long/1.5kg

1

Battery

12 V

1

Bolt cutter

400mm long

1

Brick bolster

250mm long x 75mm wide blade

1

Cold chisel

250mm long x 28mm wide blade

2

Crowbar

700mm long / 2.5kg

1

Drill++

12 V

1

Drill bit (HSS/HSCO/Masonry)

10mm diameter jobber

1

Fluorocarbon based freeze spray

400ml

1

Gas torch (Butane/Propane)

175g

1

Hacksaw

-

1

Hacksaw blades (HSS/bimetal)

-

2§

Hammer (3lb/1.36kg nominal head weight)

300mm long/1.8kg

1

Pad saw

-

1

Pad saw blades (HSS/bimetal)

-

2§

Scissor jack

1500kg capacity, 100mm minimum retracted, 20mm stroke

1

Wood chisel

250mm long x 25mm wide blade

1§

++Only the rotary setting shall be used on the 12 V drill when used was Category C tool.  The hammer/percussion setting may be used when the tool is used as a Category D tool.

§Although a range of different types, sizes and/or shapes may be selected by a test operative, only the maximum quantity of individual units of a single type, size and shape may be included within a tool kit for any one test.

Note: The tool category is for deliberate forced entry of well-protected premises using bodily physical force and a wide selection of attack options.

 

LPS Security Level 4 - Tool Category D

Tool category A, B and C plus:

Type

Maximum dimension/ power/ weight

Quantity

“A-tool” lock puller

500mm long

1

Battery

12V

2§§

Bolt cutters

500mm long

1

Drill bit (HSS/HSCO/Masonry/Tungsten Carbide)

10mm diamater jobber

5

Felling/fire axe (7lb/3.18kg nominal head weight)

900mm long/4.5kg

1

General purpose saw

750mm long

1

Grinder

12 V

1

Grinder discs

100mm diameter

3

Hole saw

50mm diameter

1

Hooligan bar

760mm long / 5kg

1

Jigsaw

12 V

1

Jigsaw blades (HSS/HSCO/Carbide)

-

3

“K-tool” lock remover

-

1

Plate shears

300mm long

1

Sledgehammer (7lb/3.18kg nominal head weight)

900mm long/4.5kg

1

Steel wedges

150mm long x 50mm wide

10

Tube

75mm outer diameter with 6mm wall thickness x 500mm long

1

 

§ §Maximum number of batteries that may be used with each 12 V battery powered tool

Note: The tool category is for experienced attempts at forced entry.

LPS Security Level 6 - Tool Category E

Tool category A, B and  C plus:

Type

Maximum dimension/ power/ weight

Quantity

“A-tool” lock puller

500mm long

1

Battery

18 V

2***

Bolt cutters

500mm long

1

Circular saw

18 V

1

Circular saw blades

200mm diameter

3

Drill (rotary and hammer action)

18 V

1

Drill bit (HSS/HSCO/Masonry/Tungsten Carbide)

13mm diameter jobber

5

Felling/fire axe (7lb/3.18kg nominal head weight)

900mm long/4.5kg

1

General purpose saw

750mm long

1

Grinder (cordless)

18 V

1

Grinder discs

125mm diameter

3

Hole saw

50mm diameter

1

Hooligan bar

760mm long/5kg

1

Jigsaw

18 V

1

Jigsaw blades (HSS/HSCO/Carbide)

-

3

“K-tool” lock remover

-

1

Plate shears

300mm long

1

Reciprocating saw

18 V

1

Reciprocating saw blades (HSS/HSCO/Bimetal/Carbide)

Standard series

3

Sledgehammer (7lb/3.18kg nominal head weight)

900mm long/4.5kg

1

Steel wedges (selection)

150mm long

6

Tube

75mm outer diameter with 6mm wall thickness x 500mm long

1

 

*** Maximum number of batteries that may be used with each 18V battery powered tool

Note: The tool category is for experienced attempts at forced entry.

 

LPS Security Level 7 - Tool Category F

Tool category A, B, C and E plus:

Type

Maximum dimension/ power/ weight

Battery

36 V

Chisel bits (SDS Plus)

300mm long

Circular saw

36 V

Circular saw blades

200mm diameter

Disc grinder

36 V

Drill (rotary and hammer action)

36 V

Drill bit (HSS/HSCO/Masonry/Tungsten Carbide)

13mm diameter jobber and long series

Drill bits (SDS Plus)

300mm long

Drill bits (step drill/cone cutter)

30mm diamater

Drill bits (tile/glass)

10mm

Drill saw

6mm diameter

“Glasmaster” saw

-

Grinder discs

125mm diameter

Hole saw

>50mm diameter

Jigsaw

36 V

Maul - wood splitting (8lb/3.63kg nominal head weight)

1200mm long/5kg

Pick axe (5lb/2.27kg nominal head weight)

1200mm long/4kg

Pinch bar

1500mm long

Reciprocating saw

36 V

Reciprocating saw blades (HSS/HSCO/Bimetal/Carbide)

310mm long

Sledgehammer (7lb/3.18kg nominal head weight)

1200mm long/6kg

Steel wedges (selection)

300mm long

Tube

75mm diameter x 1000mm long

Wood boring spade bits (selection)

40mm

 

Note: This tool category provides a professional means of attempting forced entry into higher value storage areas generally after penetrating the facade.

 

LPS Security Level 8 - Tool Category G

Tool category A, B, C, E and F plus:

Type

Maximum dimension/ power/ weight

Battery

54 V

Chisel bits (SDS Plus)

600mm long

Chainsaw (2 stroke)

3kW with full fuel tank/400mm bar length/single chain

Circular saw

54 V

Disc grinder

54 V

Drill (rotary, hammer action and/or SDS Plus)

54 V

Drill bit (HSS/HSCO/Masonry/Tungsten Carbide/SDS Plus)

20mm diameter/600mm long

Enforcer

450mm long/12kg

Grinder (2 stroke)

3.7kW with full fuel tank

Grinder discs

300mm diameter

Hooligan bar

910mm long

Reciprocating saw

54 V

Trolley jack

4 tonne

Tube

75mm diameter x 1500mm long

 

Note: This tool category is an enhancement of E

Tool Category H

Tool category A, B, C, E, F and G plus:

Type

Maximum dimension/ power/ weight

Arcair

240 V /80 psi oxygen supply

Arcair rods (selection)

1200mm

Concrete chainsaw (2 stroke)

5kW with full fuel rank/350mm bar length/single chain/15kg

Grinder (2 stroke)

5kW with full fuel tank/ 15kg

Grinder discs

400mm diameter

Diamond core drill bit

125mm diameter

Enforcer

600mm long/ 18kg

Hydraulic head and toe jack (“Rabbit tool”)

15kg/ 5 tonne (S.W.L) output/180mm spread

Oxyacetylene cutting kit

250l/min oxygen consumption +++

Rescue chainsaw (2 stroke)

4.5kW with full fuel tank/510mm bar length/single chain

Ring saw (2 stroke)

5kW with full fuel tank

Ring saw blades

400m diameter

 

Note: This tool category provides extreme means of attempting forced entry into higher value storage areas before resorting to the use of vehicles, firearms or explosives.

For our full range of technical specifications please click on relevant headings below;

Other Attack Specifications

EN 1627   Pedestrian door-sets, windows, curtain walling, grilles and shutters - Burglar resistance - Requirements and classification

LPS 1270   Intruder Resistant Security Glazing -  Requirements & Testing Procedures 

LPS 1175 Requirements and testing procedures for the LPCB certification and listing of intruder resistant building components, strongpoints, security enclosures and free-standing barriers

EN 356         Glass in building - Security glazing - Testing and classification of resistance against manual attack.

Ballistic Technical Specifications

EN 1063               Glass in Building - Security Glazing - Testing and Classification of Resistance Against Bullet Attack

UL 752                   Standard for Bullet-Resisting Equipment

BS 5051                Bullet-resistant glazing - Part 1:  for interior use- Part 2: for Exterior use

NIJ 0108.01      US National Institute of Justice Standard-Test and Certification for Ballistic Resistant Materials

EN 1522/3          Windows, doors, shutters and blinds - Bullet resistance - Requirements and classification / Test method

Blast Specifications

GSA-TS01:2003     Standard Test Method for Glazing and Window Systems Subject to Dynamic Overpressure Loadings

EN 13541                   Glass in building - Security glazing - Testing and classification of resistance against explosion pressure 

EN 13123-2               Windows, doors and shutters - Explosion resistance - Requirements and classification

ISO 16933:2007  Glass in Building -- Explosion-Resistant Security Glazing -- Test & Classification for Arena Air-Blast Loading

Fire Specifications

UL 10C           Positive Fire Pressure Tests of Door Assemblies 

EN 1363-1    Fire resistance tests –Part 1: General Requirements

EN 1364-1     Fire resistance tests for non-load-bearing elements – Part 1: Walls

BS 476 Part 22     Fire tests on building materials and structures

EN 1634-1   Fire resistance and smoke control tests for door and shutter assemblies, openable windows and elements of building hardware  

This is an extract not a full report and Architectural Armour Ltd accepts no liability for any loss, direct, indirect or consequential damage incurred by using this information, to the fullest extent permitted by law. You should make your own judgement as regards use of this document and seek out the full test standards. 

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