T-Handle Cylinder

Medeco® provides a full range of T-handle Cylinders, from general purpose models offering basic key control and pick resistance, to stainless steel bolt and shell models resistant to the most severe forms of vandalism and physical attack.

All models may be keyed in together, as well as with other 60 Series products, for ease of key management.  Medeco® has over twenty-five years of experience manufacturing locks for the vending industry, and a proven track record of quality products and long term reliability.  Patented key programs prevent the unauthorized duplication of keys and maintain system integrity.

The Medeco3 unique design provides triple locking action, making the locks virtually pick proof. All Medeco3 keys and locks are protected under patent, trademark and copyright laws. Medeco3 keys may only be duplicated by Medeco® or by an authorized Medeco® dealer, and only at your request.


  • UL 437 Listed


  • Medeco® T-handle Cylinder bolt and shell are constructed of high density zinc die-cast or stainless steel for higher security applications.  Plugs constructed of machined brass with drill resistant, hardened stainless steel inserts
  • Unique elevating and rotating tumbler pin system is virtually pick proof
  • Patented Medeco3 keys may only be duplicated by Medeco® or an authorized medeco service outlet, and only at your request
  • Medeco T-handle Cylinders can be keyed in with other 60 Series products (10 Series products may be keyed into existing 60 Series systems)
  • Locks can be keyed alike, keyed different, or master keyed depending on your specific needs
  • All cylinders retrofit NAMA standard T-handles



Medeco® High Security T-handle Cylinders can be installed in any machine utilizing NAMA standard T-handles. Typical applications include:

  • Bill Changers
  • Vending Machines
  • Card Dispensing Equipment
  • Fare Collection Systems


Warranted for two (2) years against manufacturer's defects. See the Medeco® limited warranty for full details.

Technical Information:

  • Four pin standard, five pin available in limited models
  • Dead and spring bolt functions available
  • 180 degree rotation to open
  • Lock fits all NAMA standard t-handles


  • 26 brushed chrome finish standard
  • Other finishes available, depending on volume

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Factory Authorized Service Centers

For industrial or OEM service call 1-800-675-7558, or click here for a list of Vending Security Solution Factory Authorized Service Centers.