Product Summary

Patent Protection until 2021
dormakaba stands for reliability, security, highest quality and sustainability. Kaba matrix key blanks, keys and the system are protected by patent WO 01/177466 until 2021. The registered figurative mark “Mountain Peak” gives Kaba matrix high recognition value.

Dealer System
Authorised dormakaba locksmiths can produce original Kaba matrix lock cylinders and keys on site for quick and reliable service.

  • The reversible key can be inserted from either side and has no sharp edges that damage pockets and purses
  • With the security card only you may order duplicate keys from your authorised locksmith
  • Choose from three different key shapes and up to 12 different key clip colours
  • One key for all - open all the locks in your home or apartment with one single key
  • High security - Kaba expert plus lock cylinders are safe against picking and the bumping method

Product Details

International Certificates

  • EN 1303 Key Related Security Grade 6
  • EN 1303 Attack Resistance Grade D when used with security door furniture or with optional steel reinforcement plates
  • DIN18252 Grade 82
  • VdS B, BZ and master key system
  • FZG Cylinders with freewheel cam function in gear operated and emergency exit locks
  • GOST (Russia)
  • Kitemark (UK)

Cylinder types:

  • Double-, single- and thumbturn cylinders in Europrofile, Swiss round profile, Scandinavian and Union oval profiles, French round profiles
  • Outside and inside cylinders for  surface mounted locks
  • Furniture cylinders
  • Furniture locks
  • Camlock cylinders
  • Key switch cylinders
  • Elevator control cylinders
  • Padlocks
  • Window handles and olives
  • Key deposit tubes
  • Key storage cabinets

Surface finishes:

  • standard brass (MS)
  • polished brass (MP)
  • nickel plated (NI = Standard)
  • chrome plated (CR)
  • polished chrome plated (CRP)
  • light brown (BH)
  • medium brown (BM)
  • dark brown (BD)
  • chemically nickel plated (NIC, salt water resistant)


Technical Details

Permutation capacity

  • 3 radially arranged pin rows
  • up to 16 tumbler pin pairs on up to 32  possible positions
  • Over 13 million possible keyings
  • Suitable for small sized master key systems

Additional burglary protection

  • Optional steel reinforcement plates in the housing and hardened steel pins in the insert and housing protect against forceful entry by pulling and drilling

Keys are availalbe in three different shapes

  • Standard smartkey clip in 12 different colours (SK)
  • Largekey clip in 7 different colours suitable for security door hardwaren and multiple point locks (LK)
  • All metal armour key suitable for security door hardwaren and multiple point locks (LR)
  • All keys are made of nickel silver for wear resistance and excellent gliding quality
  • Kaba expert plus key blanks are protected by patent and are not avialable in retail



Kaba cylinders can do more than just lock and unlock doors. With its special functions, Kaba cylinders can do more than you would think:

  • Thermally insulated cylinders for "passive" house construction
  • 3 different thumbturn knob shapes
  • Blind on one side
  • Cylinder with electrical contact
  • Priority (the key unlocks from the outside, if a key is in the cylinder on the inside)
  • Double key override allows opening regardless on which side a key is inserted in the lock cylinder
  • Emergency key (for rescue services)
  • Construction time changes the keyling with replacing the lock cylinder
  • Freewheel cam for emergency and gear operated locks
  • Cam with relative movement
  • Cogwheel cam with up to 18 teeth
  • Housing with steel reinforcement plates against pulling

Kaba Modular
The Kaba Modular System lets cylinders be rebuilt on site to other lengths or even other cylinder types with little effort. The keying remains unchanged.



Scope of supply

  • Lock cylinder
  • 2 to 5 keys (depending on type and country)
  • Security card
  • Installation and maintenance instructions
  • Cylinder fastening screw



  • Private homes and apartments
  • Small to medium sized businesses
  • Practices
  • Small master key systems


Reversible key Kaba matrix
Reversible key Kaba matrix
Reversible key Kaba matrix

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