Our safety lock

All our locks have a certified locking system. Discover the types and download the cards for more information

  • OFFICINE CUSTOS 2050 Electric lock
  • Multiple locking electric lock
  • Electric door lock with self-locking latch
  • Manual safety lock for penitentiaries: Officine custos 2020
  • Manual safety lock for penitentiaries: officine custos 790
  • Reversible safety locks

The "OFFICINE CUSTOS 2050" electric blocking mechanism is one of the leading products of our Company and has been specifically designed and built to be used in prisons and thus provides effective solutions to various problems of prison management. The choices were therefore aimed at the creation of a unique locking model thanks to the innovative design and the selection of components, capable of ensuring high standard of strength, security and reliability in time, at prices that are, by far, the most advantageous on the market. "OFFICINE CUSTOS 2050" has further unique important technical specifications, such as the ability to open even in the toughest conditions that may occur in cases of emergency and panic caused by natural disasters, even with the crowd of prisoners up against the doors, due to its considerable power (1750 N retraction force) when it comes to blocking the latch. This characteristic allows closure even in the presence of obstructions of the latch seat, e.g. pressed paper or cloth, which can easily occur in prisons. Its excellent characteristics are all certified by an Authorized Official Laboratory. The lock is equipped with a motorized latch and, if necessary, allows the blocking of more bolts even if appropriately increased in size and it allows you to remotely manage under safe conditions the opening of doors and window frames, cell doors and other rooms or obstacles; it constantly checks their condition and may promptly intervene in case of emergency, even by activating a device for changing the combination by means of an electric selector. The electric lock works equally well electrically and manually. It ensures the highest number of combinations, of more than 42,000, considerably higher than that indicated in the case of other locks on the market. The "Officine Custos 2050" electric lock is provided with penitentiary-type key and more locking points, depending on the specific requirements. For decades the MARSILII locks have been the most efficient closing devices of their kind, even in case of effraction and crisis situations. Not to mention the reliability and security of the MARSILII locks; enough to say that these have never been opened.

DATA SHEET

This device has also been implemented with the motorized combination change device, designed to inhibit the manual opening of the fixtures in case, for example, the key is stolen by rioted prisoners. Without prejudice to the basic operating principles of the "OFFICINE CUSTOS 2050" electric lock, the new device expands its application and makes it more suitable for tightening fixtures, including large ones, which must resist particularly violent actions, which may occur (in case of riot) against internal barriers (corridors) or driveways (with heavy vehicles). Another evolution of the basic system is applied in the tightening of the new types of sliding safety frames. The implementation of the basic system, which is limited to the movement of a single bolt, essentially consists of activating a self-locking latch bolt and multiple locking points, bolts or hooks. As with the basic lock, the new and more complex system can also be operated manually with the aid of the supplied key.

DATA SHEET

In cases of reduced security requirements, you can install an electric lock with self-locking latch without electric transmission or which can be electrically removed. Furthermore, the installation is connected to the signalling of the open / closed state, detectable due to the LEDs on the frame and the control keyboard. Depending on the customer’s request of installation, the electric locking mechanism can be of the penitentiary-type, with a brass key, or equipped with a European cylinder.

The "OFFICINE CUSTOS 2020" lock is the updated version of the "OFFICINE CUSTOS 790" lock that better meets the needs in this area. From the traditional lock it has retained the unique characteristics of solidity and reliability, but its internal mechanism has been redesigned so as to ensure a greater level of safety and the highest number of combinations, which is of more than 42,000, considerably higher than that indicated in the case of other locks of the market. For decades the MARSILII locks have been the most efficient closing devices of their kind, even in case of effraction and crisis situations. Not to mention the reliability and security of the MARSILII locks; enough to say that these have never been opened.

DATA SHEET

The "OFFICINE CUSTOS 790" lock is the prototype of the security lock for prisons, widely installed in Italian prisons for over forty years, and still unsurpassed in robustness, reliability and security, despite attempts at imitation. The MARSILII locks have been for decades the most efficient closing device of its type, even in case of burglary and crisis situations. Not to mention the reliability and security of the MARSILII locks; enough to say that these have never been opened.

DATASHEET

The reversible security lock is the simplified version of the CUSTOS lock and it has been designed to be immediately applicable on all types of frames, in particular on existing doors, without special processing and adaptation. Their application is therefore superimposed and can be performed on the right side or on the left side: the door is only locked with the manual locking order.
From the CUSTOS-type locks it has retained the reliability, robustness, durability and safety, while it is also equipped with penitentiary-type key which ensures the highest number of combinations, which is of more than 42,000, considerably higher than that indicated in the case of other models of locks of the market .
For decades the MARSILII locks have been the most efficient closing devices of their kind, even in case of effraction and crisis situations. Not to mention the reliability and security of the MARSILII locks; enough to say that these have never been opened.

DATA SHEET

Contact us for more information on this product

Automation

The automatic systems are guaranteed to allow the correct carrying out of prison activities.

  • Revolving doors gate automation
  • Sliding vehicle gate
  • Automation of the gate-door unit of the cells
  • Firmior 85 Little door automation
  • Day-time automatic barrier with one or two gates (wings)
  • Automatic paneled barrier with one or two gates
  • OPIS system unlocking equipment

The rotating or sliding vehicle gate, equipped with "OFFICINE CUSTOS 2050" penitentiary-type electric lock, represents the element with maximum exposure in respect to attacks from the outside and must therefore form a barrier of absolute safety, while providing full guarantee in terms of robustness, reliability and functionality. With regard to resistance, one should take into consideration the general mechanical and structural resistance. This is tested on the one hand in cases of specific defence against the impact of bullets fired from weapons of war, with a force at least equal to that of the automatic Kalashnikov rifle, and the other hand in cases of breakage or destruction using running vehicles. As regards its functionality, special attention and care is paid to achieve a product that ensures continuity of operation, reliability in the performance of all the functions of locking and unlocking, warranty, accident prevention when closing, stability over time of the various metal components. The automation provided by OFFICINE MARSILII stands out for its reliability and functionality, making it an excellent product on the market. Its characteristics are summarized below:

- reliability provided by a widely tested device that uses the electric locking system: "Officine Custos 2050", which starts automatically when the fixed part (door ) is juxtaposed;

- security against tampering, guaranteed by the installation process, which safeguards its integrity and operation: for this purpose the locking devices are fully incorporated into the frame, which has two sides without any device, electrical cables or other superimposed accessories, which makes it absolutely tamperproof; the device can cope with any act of vandalism without suffering consequences even in case the door is forced, while in standstill or during movement;

- safety ensured by the hydraulic system specially designed and calibrated so as not to cause injuries by crushing, even in case of the fingers get inserted between the moving doors;

- sustainability of the automation, which involves almost no maintenance over time; the measures taken and its presence in leading institutes in the country prisons constitute valid and convincing proof;

- certificates issued by the major Official Laboratory. The certificate proves that after more than 100,000 cycles of opening and closing, the locking system has continued to function perfectly well without showing any anomaly;

- continuous operation even in the absence of electric power and for any other eventuality, which may be manually ensured by means of the key supplied to the penitentiary.

DATA SHEET

The opening device can be automated, which will enable the access door to slide, as this represents the maximum exposure element against any that action taken from outside and must therefore form a barrier guaranteeing absolute safety, as well as robustness, reliability and functionality. With regard to resistance, one should take into consideration the general mechanical and structural resistance. This is tested on the one hand in cases of specific defence against the impact of bullets fired from weapons of war, with a force at least equal to that of the automatic Kalashnikov rifle, and the other hand in cases of breakage or destruction using running vehicles. As regards its functionality, special attention and care is paid to achieve a product that ensures continuity of operation, reliability in the performance of all the functions of locking and unlocking, warranty, accident prevention when closing, stability over time of the various metal components. The automation provided by OFFICINE MARSILII stands out for its reliability and functionality, making it an excellent product on the market. Its characteristics are summarized below:

- reliability provided by a widely tested device that uses the electric locking system: "Officine Custos 2050", which starts automatically when the fixed part (door) is juxtaposed;

- security against tampering, guaranteed by the installation process, which safeguards its integrity and operation: for this purpose the locking devices are fully incorporated into the frame, which has two sides without any device, electrical cables or other superimposed accessories, which makes it absolutely tamperproof; the device can cope with any act of vandalism without suffering consequences even in case the door is forced, while in standstill or during movement;

- safety ensured by the hydraulic system specially designed and calibrated so as not to cause injuries by crushing, even in case of the fingers get inserted between the moving doors;

- sustainability of the automation, which involves almost no maintenance over time; the measures taken and its presence in leading institutes in the country prisons constitute valid and convincing proof;

- certificates issued by the major Official Laboratory. The certificate proves that after more than 100,000 cycles of opening and closing, the locking system has continued to function perfectly well without showing any anomaly;

- continuous operation even in the absence of electric power and for any other eventuality, which may be manually ensured by means of the key supplied to the penitentiary.

DATA SHEET

 The automated unit is one of the most technologically advanced, highly reliable solutions, as it is equipped with a "Officine Custos 2050" electric lock with a large key and a model key for the prison, specifically designed and built for prisons, which allows you to manage the cell access grates of each prison section, even in the absence of personnel within the section itself, as it is operated in a centralized manner. The monobloc allows the door to open separately from the gate, opening towards the wall at 180 °, thus allowing unobstructed view of the section corridor. The automated monobloc presents obvious functional, economic and safety-related advantages; it allows you to manage automated opening and closing, individual or collective, even in case of interlocking, and can cope with dangers arising from natural disasters such as earthquakes and fires, from situations of internal tension, agitation or protest of the prisoners, and it also allows you to experiment alternative forms of section management, eliminating or significantly reducing the presence of the warden within the same section.
Of particular importance is the possibility it offers to immediately manually manage each individual monobloc in case of partial or total failure of the automated system, as well as the possibility to intervene manually on the doors even when the automation cycle is in progress, either by accelerating the movement or by turning it in the opposite direction. This is particularly useful to accelerate and force the entry of reticent prisoners into the cell. Another characteristic of the automation system is the possibility it offers to undermine any attempt to force or tamper with it. The mechanisms that form the standard equipment of the monobloc have been extensively tested and demonstrated, as they were installed more than 30 years ago in various prisons and institutions and they are still operating perfectly. The automation provided by Officine Marsilii stands out for its reliability and functionality, making it an excellent product on the market. Its characteristics are summarized below:

- reliability provided by a widely tested device that uses the electric locking system: "Officine Custos 2050", which starts automatically when the fixed part (door ) is juxtaposed;

- security against tampering, guaranteed by the installation process, which safeguards its integrity and operation: for this purpose the locking devices are fully incorporated into the frame, which has two sides without any device, electrical cables or other superimposed accessories, which makes it absolutely tamperproof; the device can cope with any act of vandalism without suffering consequences even in case the door is forced, while in standstill or during movement;

- safety ensured by the hydraulic system specially designed and calibrated so as not to cause injuries by crushing, even in case of the fingers get inserted between the moving doors;

- sustainability of the automation, which involves almost no maintenance over time; the measures taken and its presence in leading institutes in the country prisons constitute valid and convincing proof;

- certificates issued by the major Official Laboratory. The certificate proves that after more than 100,000 cycles of opening and closing, the locking system has continued to function perfectly well without showing any anomaly;

- continuous operation even in the absence of electric power and for any other eventuality, which may be manually ensured by means of the key supplied to the penitentiary.

DATA SHEET

The fixture can be automated so as to allow operation from a remote location. The automation provided by Officine Marsilii stands out for its reliability and functionality, making it an excellent product on the market. Its characteristics are summarized below:

- reliability provided by a widely tested device that uses the electric locking system: "Officine Custos 2050", which starts automatically when the fixed part (door ) is juxtaposed;

- security against tampering, guaranteed by the installation process, which safeguards its integrity and operation: for this purpose the locking devices are fully incorporated into the frame, which has two sides without any device, electrical cables or other superimposed accessories, which makes it absolutely tamperproof; the device can cope with any act of vandalism without suffering consequences even in case the door is forced, while in standstill or during movement;

- safety ensured by the hydraulic system specially designed and calibrated so as not to cause injuries by crushing, even in case of the fingers get inserted between the moving doors;

- sustainability of the automation, which involves almost no maintenance over time; the measures taken and its presence in leading institutes in the country prisons constitute valid and convincing proof;

- certificates issued by the major Official Laboratory. The certificate proves that after more than 100,000 cycles of opening and closing, the locking system has continued to function perfectly well without showing any anomaly;

- continuous operation even in the absence of electric power and for any other eventuality, which may be manually ensured by means of the key supplied to the penitentiary.

DATA SHEET

Motorization of prison frames by allowing the access doors to open at 90 ° or 180°. Each type of frame, be it with one door or two doors, can be equipped with an automation system, which allows operation from a remote location. The engine consists of a motor which, in addition to operating the door, is also the interface of the security electronic control board of the locks within the penitentiary ("Officine Custos 2050"), due to its own electronic control unit. The mechanism is automatically locked by a 40x15 mm motorized latch (electric), which penetrates into the respective locking site for at least 30 mm, and automatically starts to juxtaposition the two doors. The automation provided by Officine Marsilii stands out for its reliability and functionality, making it an excellent product on the market. Its characteristics are summarized below:

- reliability provided by a widely tested device that uses the electric locking system: "Officine Custos 2050", which starts automatically when the fixed part (door ) is juxtaposed;

- security against tampering, guaranteed by the installation process, which safeguards its integrity and operation: for this purpose the locking devices are fully incorporated into the frame, which has two sides without any device, electrical cables or other superimposed accessories, which makes it absolutely tamperproof; the device can cope with any act of vandalism without suffering consequences even in case the door is forced, while in standstill or during movement;

- safety ensured by the hydraulic system specially designed and calibrated so as not to cause injuries by crushing, even in case of the fingers get inserted between the moving doors;

- sustainability of the automation, which involves almost no maintenance over time; the measures taken and its presence in leading institutes in the country prisons constitute valid and convincing proof;

- certificates issued by the major Official Laboratory. The certificate proves that after more than 100,000 cycles of opening and closing, the locking system has continued to function perfectly well without showing any anomaly;

- continuous operation even in the absence of electric power and for any other eventuality, which may be manually ensured by means of the key supplied to the penitentiary.

DATA SHEET

Each type of frame, be it with one door or two doors, can be equipped with an automation system, which allows operation from a remote location. The engine consists of a motor which, in addition to operating the door, is also the interface of the security electronic control board of the locks within the penitentiary ("Officine Custos 2050"), due to its own electronic control unit. The mechanism is automatically locked by a 40x15 mm motorized latch (electric), which penetrates into the respective locking site for at least 30 mm, and automatically starts to juxtaposition the two doors. The automation provided by Officine Marsilii stands out for its reliability and functionality, making it an excellent product on the market. Its characteristics are summarized below:

- reliability provided by a widely tested device that uses the electric locking system: "Officine Custos 2050", which starts automatically when the fixed part (door ) is juxtaposed;

- security against tampering, guaranteed by the installation process, which safeguards its integrity and operation: for this purpose the locking devices are fully incorporated into the frame, which has two sides without any device, electrical cables or other superimposed accessories, which makes it absolutely tamperproof; the device can cope with any act of vandalism without suffering consequences even in case the door is forced, while in standstill or during movement;

- safety ensured by the hydraulic system specially designed and calibrated so as not to cause injuries by crushing, even in case of the fingers get inserted between the moving doors;

- sustainability of the automation, which involves almost no maintenance over time; the measures taken and its presence in leading institutes in the country prisons constitute valid and convincing proof;

- certificates issued by the major Official Laboratory. The certificate proves that after more than 100,000 cycles of opening and closing, the locking system has continued to function perfectly well without showing any anomaly;

- continuous operation even in the absence of electric power and for any other eventuality, which may be manually ensured by means of the key supplied to the penitentiary.

DATA SHEET

The "OPIS" is a system which, according to its Latin name meaning translates as "rescue of" and therefore embodies this philosophy of construction and operation: it is the result of original research, which, as such, offers a unique performance. The system allows the performance of long-lasting essential functions and services with significant operational cost savings.
The system was conceived with the aim to help prison workers in emergency situations by immediately and automatically unlocking the locks, whether in manual or motorized mode, in order to immediately allow exit from cells or other premises, without altering the usual run of opening and closing of the prison section doors.
It also follows that the system should not be understood as a replacement of the traditional operations, such as the opening and closing of the doors of the cells and other fixtures using a key, operations which the system allows you to perform.
Therefore, the doors operated by the system will continue to be handled manually or automatically during both opening and closing operations.

DATA SHEET

Contact us for more information on this product

our supervision systems

  • The rack operation
  • Supervision station

As a necessary complement of the supervision system, Officine Marsilii has developed a modular structure that allows the installation of the keyboard, synoptic panels, monitors and other devices in an ergonomic position. In addition to specific components directly related to the unique supervision system, the operation station can also contain other components related to the special installations of implementation of the basic system, as set out in the general description of the supervision system:

  • EMERGENCY CALL
  • ANTI-AGGRESSION ALARM
  • VIDEO SYSTEMS / AUDIO ENTRY
  • ACCESS CONTROL
  • FIRE DETECTION SYSTEM
  • SUPERVISING ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
  • SUPERVISING THE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
  • MONITORING PATROLS
  • POSITIONING VEHICLES
  • CCTV SYSTEMS
  • ETC...

In response to the multiple needs of prison management, Officine Marsilii have become famous and over time have developed a comprehensive range of technological systems to perform all the functions of command, control and supervision within the prison environment. In relation to the specific context in which these systems must operate the company has evolved and developed their own systems, while preserving the fundamental prerogatives of security, aimed at ensuring exclusive opening and access only to specifically authorized persons, by adopting reserved and specifically designed protocols. To ensure the safety of the system and its resistance to actions or external factors, the Company also seeks to provide uniqueness of responsibility and warranty, which would become entirely random, with consequent uncertainty of liability, if the facility could be managed by any other system, without the adoption of specific measures or precautions. Special arrangements can however be adopted, in the case of interconnection with other monitoring systems, to enable the integration of different systems. A thorough examination of the issues relating to the overall management of the prison environment and the acquisition of more complex information technology have helped the company develop the traditional and reliable basic systems that operate exclusively for the control of automated doors, into complex computerized systems of control and supervision, which, thanks to appropriate links and data acquisition, allow the management of the whole series of special equipment necessary for organizing and running a Penitentiary Institute, besides windows, such as: emergency call, anti-aggression alarm, video systems, intercom systems, system access control, fire detection system, electrical systems supervision, hydraulic systems supervision, patrols control, vehicle positioning, CCTV / video surveillance.

Contact us for more information on this product

Automation kit for Penitentiaries

Discover our basic systems to automate your facility

  • Command keyboard
  • Metallic case
  • Automation Kit
  • Hydraulic actuator
  • Vandal proof armored fairlead
  • Penitentiary electric lock with self-locking latch

As part of the continuous study of the problems of the penitentiary sector, a specific operating solution was developed and tested, significantly contained in the price and suitable for solving the ever more widespread need to equip existing fixtures with automation, especially as regards gates. of access to the sections or other functional areas, especially in the context of older institutions.

The electric lock is equipped with only a self-locking latch when the door closes and indicates the actual state of actual closing, only in the condition in which the door is approached and the bolt is actually inserted in its seat. Its application allows prison staff to have a simpler and more immediate operation, as required for example in internal barriers, or in integration interventions on existing gates equipped with door closers or actuators.

Contact us for more information on this product

BOXES AND GATES

  • Blind with door and windows
  • OFFICINE Door-Gate FIRMIOR 2020 monoblock
  • Firmior 2020 outside door
  • Firmior security gate

The protection structures, both internal and external, can consist of simple windows as well as complex and articulated artifacts, suitable for creating real protected environments for carrying out surveillance activities, such as the agent boxes with accesses equipped with security locks. penitentiary type "OFFICINE CUSTOS 2020", aimed at controlling the external gates and the spaces inside the detention sections or other functional areas.
The configuration and design of the boxes is therefore carried out in accordance with the requests and needs represented, also from an environmental point of view.
In relation to the level of safety that must be achieved, the structure can adopt different types of metal panels and laminated glass.
In relation to the specific function and location, the windows can be equipped with special so-called "mirror" or "sight glasses".

The door-gate monobloc is the traditional solution adopted in Italian prisons to ensure detention in maximum security conditions. The monoblock is equipped with a "OFFICINE CUSTOS 2020" lock and allows the simultaneous closing of the door and the gate, or the closing of the gate only, while the door opens at 180° towards the wall, allowing the ventilation of the cell. The product provides the highest levels of security against any attempt of breaking through, destruction, breaking an entry, as it is made up of materials and devices assembled in such a way as to ensure complete security, as well as continuity of operation, even in the absence of any maintenance procedures.

DATA SHEET

The security door is the solution integrated in the door-gate monobloc, which is used in detention cells in cases with different security requirements, such as in the juvenile section, or in particular physical environmental conditions, as well as for purposes of expenditure restraint. This door model, equipped with a "OFFICINE CUSTOS 2020" lock, is made up of a single mobile hinged door, which ensures the ventilation of the room, and is equipped with a large panel that can be opened directly from the door; the free compartment is protected by one or three steel bars. The product provides the highest levels of security against any attempt of breaking through, destruction, breaking an entry, as it is made up of materials and devices assembled in such a way as to ensure complete security, as well as continuity of operation, even in the absence of any maintenance procedures.

The FIRMIOR security gate, equipped with "OFFICINE CUSTOS 2020" penitentiary-type lock, withr one or two wings is normally placed inside, to separate spaces that are subject to immediate check-up; the gate can be equipped with glass panels of varying resistance. The product provides the highest levels of security against any attempt of breaking through, destruction, breaking an entry, as it is made up of materials and devices assembled in such a way as to ensure complete security, as well as continuity of operation, even in the absence of any maintenance procedures.

DOOR

  • Valide security door
  • Cavaedium door
  • Door for technical rooms
  • Door to the sanitary section
  • Sanitary facilities partition wall

The Valide security door, equipped with "OFFICINE CUSTOS 2020" penitentiary-type lock, is a versatile product and is generally installed in the rooms intended for various functions other than detention itself; because of the particular use, it can be completely blind, with a door that opens, or with laminated glass mirrors.

To protect the installations, especially if they are provided with vertical shafts and to allow continuity of service and access to tunnels from the basement, it involves the installation of security doors with hinges and "OFFICINE CUSTOS 2020" penitentiary-type locks. The doors can be "smoke-tight", with one frame for the whole perimeter and with the insertion of specific to the “thermo-extension” type in the closing bars.

For access and protection of the technical rooms, where it is necessary to ensure proper ventilation, the installation of security doors, with one or two doors, equipped with anti-thread hinges, a "OFFICINE CUSTOS 2020" penitentiary lock and made with the central mirror made with metal fins of adequate thickness.

The frame is placed inside the cell to separate it from the toilet compartment. For safety reasons related to the possibility for the prisoner to conceal small items as weapons, the frame wing is made up of a single corrugated sheet and cannot be tampered with, while providing no hiding places; security coupled with resistance and simplicity generate an economically significant outcome.

The partition wall for sanitary facilities has the function of physically separating the toilet from the cooking chamber or the dressing room, without obstructing the view inside the compartment due to the control viewport place in the wall separating the room from the corridor. The frame is placed inside the compartment lighting system and it is composed of a fixed panel and a door; the metal structure, constantly exposed to corrosive attack, due to the environment in which it is installed, is preferably made of stainless steel to ensure its durability.

Contact us for more information on this product

Barriers

  • Barriers
  • Hollow Barring

The barrier equipped with "OFFICINE CUSTOS 2020" penitentiary-type lock is used for the delimitation of functionally separated areas, or for the closing of considerable size compartments. Generally speaking, the barrier consists of a peripheral part and movable doors, dimensioned according to the needs of transit. The mobile wings of the doors or windows can be handled manually or operated via an automation system.

The barrier equipped with "OFFICINE CUSTOS 2020" penitentiary-type lock is used for the delimitation of functionally separated areas, or for the closing of considerable size compartments. Generally speaking, the barrier consists of a peripheral part and movable doors, dimensioned according to the needs of transit. The mobile wings of the doors or windows can be handled manually or operated via an automation system.

Contact us for more information on this product

Frames and Grates

Our frames


are tested and certified to guarantee maximum safety. Discover the types and download the cards for more information

  • Armoured obturator with bulletproof cut
  • Thermal break frames
  • Prison security Grates
  • Overshadow doors
  • Prison security shutters
  • Grate against hacksaw
  • Jalousie

Generally speaking, in residential places, particular attention is paid to the implementation of highly resistant security doors, certified as class RC 4 or 5, demonstrating the level of house protection, but one tends to disregard the resistance and protection of exterior windows. Evidently, it is hardly appropriate to offer protection in one point of the system while allowing weak points in other parts of the system: therefore, MARSILII intended to create a frame window with similar levels of resistance as in the case of doors, while ensuring high standards of style and quality. More precisely, the intrinsic resistance of the window frame prevents the widespread and anaesthetic tendency to install window grates to compensate for the lack of sufficient protection offered by the windows. The passive defence provided by the frame, important in itself, is completed with the installation of sensors, which detect in real time the condition of open / closed state of each fixture, displayed on a synoptic panel positioned in the vicinity of the access door, allowing immediate control; a data transmission system contained in a more general system of home automation, might also communicate the state of the fixtures at a distance. The new proposal addresses the safety of doors and windows used in civil and residential buildings: more specifically, it refers to an armoured window or door with thermal break, consisting of metal sections made from bent sheet of great thickness and characterized by high levels of anti-burglary safety, even bulletproof. It is well known that civil constructions use doors and windows with thermal break, generally made up of commercial light metal alloys (aluminium) assembled by means of screws and bolts. It is evident that this usual building solution, producing articles made from parts, which are potentially removable, is inappropriate when it comes to ensuring high levels of security, which are ever more often required even in civil and residential building, for defence against criminal actions from outside. The invaluable experience gained by OFFICINE MARSILII in manufacturing security doors and windows in military and prison buildings was transferred, with appropriate modifications, to civil and residential building, in order to manufacture an extremely well qualified product from an aesthetic-formal perspective, superior and suitable to cover the whole range of needs: from standard windows to large surface windows, without losing any of the functional and aesthetic features that characterize it. The aim was to achieve a high security window with thermal break without any parts that may be removed without appropriate equipment, which could, as indeed it has, succeed in combining the best comfort with the highest levels of defence against crime. The particular structure of the glass and of its inclusion in the profile allows a considerable reduction of the level of noise from the external environment, such as traffic, assemblies, etc.

OFFICINE MARSILII has always believed that soundness and safety constitute the essential requirements in the construction of doors or windows in relation to their specific destination within the detention facilities. To this end, and unlike other manufacturers, they have avoided to adopt the simplistic tubular frames available on the market, which involve lower costs, but also provide insufficient strength with its 1.5 mm thickness normally used. The profile used by the company is entirely and specifically made in its workshop and manufactured from corrugated sheet at least 30/10 thick, ensuring robustness, reliability and security. Together with the aesthetic aspects, the Company’s objective has been also to ensure significant levels of medium comfort, which have been officially certified by an Authorized Official Laboratory. Another important development is represented by the establishment of a product which combines reliability and security with the essential present-day requirements of reducing the energy consumption through the adoption of specific technologies and geometry embodied in the door or window certified for "thermal break". Thus, this frame is CE marked and it is the only one that answers these requirements which is made of steel profiles.

The grates have always been the item by which the effectiveness of the products has been measured in order to adopt appropriate solutions in terms of safety, functionality, aesthetics and economics. The resistance of the hardened chromium steel (100Cr6) grates has not been surpassed; however it has been suggested that hardened carbon C45/50 should be used as it has a very good resistance to cut and the advantage of an optimal cost / benefit ratio. The research has however also developed in other directions, such as that of ensuring a suitable resistance to oxidation, especially in marine environments, with the adoption of coatings of stainless steel or the integration of the mechanical strength with an electronic detection system with sensors, in order to detect any attempts to cut it.

The doors are a necessary complement of the frame to ensure the dimming of a local cell, while providing the strength and security necessary against tampering. To this end, the door hinges are anti-unthread and the edges are rounded.

OFFICINE MARSILII has always believed that soundness and safety constitute the essential requirements in the construction of doors or windows in relation to their specific destination within the detention facilities. To this end, and unlike other manufacturers, they have avoided to adopt the simplistic tubular frames available on the market, which involve lower costs, but also provide insufficient strength with its 1.5 mm thickness normally used. The profile used by the company is entirely and specifically made in its workshop and manufactured from corrugated sheet at least 30/10 thick, ensuring robustness, reliability and security. Together with the aesthetic aspects, the Company’s objective has been also to ensure significant levels of medium comfort, which have been officially certified by an Authorized Official Laboratory. Another important development is represented by the establishment of a product which combines reliability and security with the essential present-day requirements of reducing the energy consumption through the adoption of specific technologies and geometry embodied in the door or window certified for "thermal break". Thus, this frame is CE marked and it is the only one that answers these requirements which is made of steel profiles.

To avoid waste and throwing objects through windows of the cells in the areas below the custodial environment, outside the grates are applied networks derived from expanded metal and esplanade. The nets are supplied in galvanized panels fitted with tubular frame. The installation of the panels on the frame of the grate is performed by means of bolts made ​​inaccessible.

The jalousie is the appropriate tool to prevent visual insights while allowing the passage of the necessary light and the adequate air circulation. For this purpose it uses suitably framed strips of opacified laminated glass.

Contact us for more information on this product

Outdoor works

  • Armoured box and glass
  • Control and protection structures on the wall
  • Sliding vehicle gate
  • Rotating vehicle gates
  • Large view fencing

The protection structures, both internal and external, can be made from simple glass as well as from complex and articulated products, appropriate to achieve real secure environments allowing supervisory activities, such as: agents boxes equipped with "OFFICINE CUSTOS 2020" penitentiary-type locks that control access points to interior spaces and exterior sections of imprisonment or other functional areas. The box is therefore structured and designed in accordance with the specific demands and needs, even environmentally. In relation to the level of security that must be achieved, the structure can be made up of different types of metal panels and laminated glass. In relation to the specific function and location of the windows, these can be equipped with special glass – the so-called "mirror" or "sight glasses”.

The security structures on the wall must operate under safety conditions to allow effective control of the external and internal surface. The defence is provided by bullet-proof structures such as watchtowers and armoured glass, which extend laterally over a suitable length. To this end, the intermediate portion of the outer walls of the sentry and of the glass cabin is inclined at 45 ° outwardly, to allow an easy view of the exterior. The inclination facilitates the use of weapons by the personnel inside, in case of need, both straight forward or downwards. The armed defence therefore occurs under conditions of maximum security and it is secured by the adoption of materials, metal and glass walls that can withstand the impact of bullets fired from an automatic Kalashnikov rifle. The watch towers are usually located on the top of the surrounding wall, but in the case of significant development of one side or of particular needs of control and supervision, also along the straight section of the walkway. In relation to the specific environment in which the sentry is placed, one may adopt the best solution with regard to the external surface treatment, stainless steel, galvanized or painted metal sheet. Of a similar structure are also the sentry boxes on the ground, usually installed for the control of access gates to penitentiaries, judicial or military facilities.

The opening device can be automated, which will enable the access door to slide, as this represents the maximum exposure element against any that action taken from outside and must therefore form a barrier guaranteeing absolute safety, as well as robustness, reliability and functionality. With regard to resistance, one should take into consideration the general mechanical and structural resistance. This is tested on the one hand in cases of specific defence against the impact of bullets fired from weapons of war, with a force at least equal to that of the automatic Kalashnikov rifle, and the other hand in cases of breakage or destruction using running vehicles. As regards its functionality, special attention and care is paid to achieve a product that ensures continuity of operation, reliability in the performance of all the functions of locking and unlocking, warranty, accident prevention when closing, stability over time of the various metal components. The automation provided by OFFICINE MARSILII stands out for its reliability and functionality, making it an excellent product on the market. Its characteristics are summarized below:

- reliability provided by a widely tested device that uses the electric locking system: "Custos 2005", which starts automatically when the fixed part (door) is juxtaposed;

- security against tampering, guaranteed by the installation process, which safeguards its integrity and operation: for this purpose the locking devices are fully incorporated into the frame, which has two sides without any device, electrical cables or other superimposed accessories, which makes it absolutely tamperproof; the device can cope with any act of vandalism without suffering consequences even in case the door is forced, while in standstill or during movement;

- safety ensured by the hydraulic system specially designed and calibrated so as not to cause injuries by crushing, even in case of the fingers get inserted between the moving doors;

- sustainability of the automation, which involves almost no maintenance over time; the measures taken and its presence in leading institutes in the country prisons constitute valid and convincing proof;

- certificates issued by the major Official Laboratory. The certificate proves that after more than 100,000 cycles of opening and closing, the locking system has continued to function perfectly well without showing any anomaly;

- continuous operation even in the absence of electric power and for any other eventuality, which may be manually ensured by means of the key supplied to the penitentiary.

The rotating or sliding vehicle gate, equipped with "OFFICINE CUSTOS 2050" penitentiary-type electric lock, represents the element with maximum exposure in respect to attacks from the outside and must therefore form a barrier of absolute safety, while providing full guarantee in terms of robustness, reliability and functionality. With regard to resistance, one should take into consideration the general mechanical and structural resistance. This is tested on the one hand in cases of specific defence against the impact of bullets fired from weapons of war, with a force at least equal to that of the automatic Kalashnikov rifle, and the other hand in cases of breakage or destruction using running vehicles. As regards its functionality, special attention and care is paid to achieve a product that ensures continuity of operation, reliability in the performance of all the functions of locking and unlocking, warranty, accident prevention when closing, stability over time of the various metal components. The automation provided by OFFICINE MRSILII stands out for its reliability and functionality, making it an excellent product on the market. Its characteristics are summarized below:

- reliability provided by a widely tested device that uses the electric locking system: "Custos 2005", which starts automatically when the fixed part (door ) is juxtaposed;

- security against tampering, guaranteed by the installation process, which safeguards its integrity and operation: for this purpose the locking devices are fully incorporated into the frame, which has two sides without any device, electrical cables or other superimposed accessories, which makes it absolutely tamperproof; the device can cope with any act of vandalism without suffering consequences even in case the door is forced, while in standstill or during movement;

- safety ensured by the hydraulic system specially designed and calibrated so as not to cause injuries by crushing, even in case of the fingers get inserted between the moving doors;
sustainability of the automation, which involves almost no maintenance over time; the measures taken and its presence in leading institutes in the country prisons constitute valid and convincing proof;

- certificates issued by the major Official Laboratory. The certificate proves that after more than 100,000 cycles of opening and closing, the locking system has continued to function perfectly well without showing any anomaly;

- continuous operation even in the absence of electric power and for any other eventuality, which may be manually ensured by means of the key supplied to the penitentiary.

The fence, consisting of stiffened V opposed and staggered profiled elements is adopted in all situations in which, in addition to the need to provide a barrier of remarkable consistency and safety, it must also allow very large visibility of the places to an observer located opposite.

Contact us for more information on this product

Furniture and accessories

Discover all our furnishing elements conceived and designed entirely for the security of the penitentiary structure

  • Standard door viewport
  • Viewport with
    opening glass
  • Meeting room in
    wood and marble
  • Meeting room in steel
  • Metal bed
  • Metallic bed for prisons
  • Firing slot or opening
  • Armoured package passage

The control the proper course of conduct in all areas frequented and used by the prisoner during the whole day and night is ensured by viewports strategically located so as to cover the entire area controlled. Its pyramidal shape meets specific needs

The control the proper course of conduct in all areas frequented and used by the prisoner during the whole day and night is ensured by viewports strategically located so as to cover the entire area controlled. Its pyramidal shape meets specific needs. To remove any obstructions affixed to prevent inspection, the glass can be opened, fitted with a frame, hinges and lock, to cover protected by a 20 mm central opening for immediate inspection.

The furniture of the meeting room attended by detainees and their visitors was conceived in its specific colloquial function, in which we have also paid attention to environmental and aesthetic aspects: therefore, we have used valuable materials, such as marble for the table and wood for the seats, without disregarding the aspects of solidity and security.

The furniture of the meeting room has been reconsidered from the perspective of its essential function of solidity and security and also from that of its economic component: the materials used are therefore limited to painted steel, for the support structure as well as for the seats and tables . It is a strong monolithic structure with floor anchoring which can be quickly installed: it will be therefore immovable and impossible to uproot even when it comes to its individual parts.

The bed proposed is a product that responds primarily to the general requirements for the safety of inmates, ensuring its soundness and immovability, in a compliance with the health safety regulations, avoiding entirely the presence of sharp edges and sharp corners. The bed can be supplied as a single bed and as a bunk.

The proposed bed is an artifact that essentially responds to the security needs of the inmates, ensuring its solidity and immovability. The bed can be supplied in the single version and in the bunk version.

The antikalashnikov resistance device was designed and conceived to facilitate the use of the weapons supplied to the custodial staff, who must be able to intervene taking immediate and effective action in case of need, by opening the lack at the simple touch of the weapon. Its particular shape meets this need and its structure assures its durability and functionality over time.

Product designed and manufactured to ensure the safety of the personnel monitoring the reception of incoming packets, in the eventuality that they may have been designed to explode and cause serious harm. Its structure with antikalashnikov resistance and interlocked doors is shaped to ensure the safety of the operators.

  • Dining table
  • Cabinets
  • Weapon cleaning table
  • Monobloc table and
    stool for prisons
  • Open wall cupboard
  • parcel transport

The monobloc table is designed and manufactured to be used in the canteen and meeting of the CIE (centers for identification and expulsion), as well as local municipalities within the prisons.

The various types of cabinets specifically meet the different needs of custody, which relate to the weapons supplied to prison officers on the one hand and to the personal belongings of inmates and visitors, on the other hand. In relation to the specific destination the resistance levels and the arrangements adopted have also been diversified to ensure the safety standards and functionality required.

The complex is composed of all the elements needed to carry out the processing of weapons operations and tools and cleaning products storage, using materials suitable for easy maintenance and cleaning of the table guaranteed by the stainless steel.

The monobloc table with stool is a structure of limited size for a single use in the detention cells, in the security rooms of the barracks as well as in the psychiatric wards. It guarantees robustness and immovability in all situations in which operators must be guaranteed from the use of improper objects of offense or self-harm.

It is an essential piece of furniture for the placement of personal effects inside cells or security rooms, made up of a heavy-duty monobloc metal structure, solidly anchored to the wall.

It is a simple structure of immediate use and finds application in the transfer, through the wall or window, of documents or small objects, which do not pose a danger to operators.

  • Switch sliding objects
  • Fixed stool on the floor
  • Tv shelf
  • Monobloc table
    equipped single for cells

The storage compartment can be installed on the wall or on a window frame and allows the transfer of objects or documents in safe conditions: moving the upper shelf allows the sliding of the internal drawer in the opposite direction.

It is a sturdy structure with a steel seat that can be quickly installed and anchored to the floor: it will therefore be immovable and not subject to detachment even from single parts. It can be placed in the penitentiary interview rooms, in courtrooms or in waiting rooms for arrested and detained people.

It is a simplified support for positioning the TV set.

The metal table, complete with shelves and hinged mobile seat, is placed inside the detention cells and the security chambers of the barracks, it is used individually with a compact and compact size.

  • Monobloc table with
    benches for prisons
  • Monoblock table
    4/6 single seats
  • 3-seater metal bench
  • Mobile hinged
    wall-mounted stool
    for prisons

It is a sturdy monolithic structure of rapid installation with anchoring to the floor: it will therefore be immovable and not subject to unhinging even of single parts. It can be placed in the canteen or meeting rooms of penitentiaries, immigrant centers or other hospitality buildings.

It is a sturdy monolithic structure of rapid installation with anchoring to the floor: it will therefore be immovable and not subject to unhinging even of single parts. It can be placed in the canteen or meeting rooms of penitentiaries, immigrant centers or other hospitality buildings.

It is a sturdy monolithic structure of rapid installation with anchoring to the floor: it will therefore be immovable and not subject to unhinging even of single parts. It can be placed in courtrooms or in waiting rooms for those arrested and detained.

It is a sturdy structure with a movable seat that can be quickly installed and anchored to the wall or on a predisposed support: it will therefore be immovable and not subject to detachment even from single parts. It has the advantage of being able to be tipped against the wall and not invading space if not used. It can be placed in courtrooms or in waiting rooms for those arrested and detained.

Contact us for more information on this product

Prison security shutter

  • Prison security shutter
  • Care and custody facilities

In relation to the new laws regarding the custody of the arrested, provided by the Law no.9 of 17 February 2012, OFFICINE MARSILII has developed a proposal-project for "the security room" to be built in buildings of various police forces.
Given the fact that those arrested may remain inside the security rooms for up to 48 hours, in order to meet the requirements of hygiene and health and in particular to avoid constant accompaniment, day and night, in the shared toilet, as it still happens, the room is integrated with an independent toilet compartment in which they can find basic health fittings (water and sink), even though they could also be fitted with a shower.
The need for the control of the arrested, both in the cell and inside the bathroom, is assured with the installation of special viewports. The room must not have any sharp edges, handles or removable components that may be used in offense or self-harm; the cell is shaped in such a way that the furniture components meet the above construction requirements. The fixtures and furniture components listed are described in detail in the individual sheets included in the specific sections on the site and are also listed below, as shown in the chart:

  • access area to the cell: the window frame can be constituted by a Valide 85 security door equipped with inspection hatch and a service hatch or by a Firmior 85 door that, in addition to the inspection hatch and the service hatch is also equipped with a large 50x160 service door with safety bars inside to allow more suitable aeration; both types are equipped with a "OFFICINE CUSTOS 2020" penitentiary-type lock:
    access area to the toilet: the toilet can be separated either by the floor-to-ceiling door specific to toilets or by the saloon-type door;
  • window area: the area is protected by a grate-monobloc consisting of jamb frame, iron bars and a steel frame. Depending on the level of security aimed to achieve, the grate can be made of normal steel or of hardened carbon steel, in order to resist any attempts to cut with special saws; likewise, the window will have be of a security penitentiary type and will comply with the legal provisions on reducing energy consumption, will be made with certified thermal break specifications. The window may be of the sash or flap opening type or of the fixed type and can be equipped with Securit safety glass or laminated glass, shatterproof or bulletproof;
  • the walls of the cell and of the bathroom, the walls separating the corridor are provided with metal inspection viewports, which can be with fixed glass or with glass that can be opened. such as the shutter;
  • the furniture is immovable and is consists of a metal bed anchored to the floor, a counter-top stool anchored to the wall, a floor and a small metal shelf bolted to the wall for the support of the personal effects.

However, other structures of the security rooms can still be taken into consideration, in relation to the specific needs regarding content.

Judicial psychiatric hospital and assignment to a nursing home and custody. With the art. 3-ter of the Law 17 February 2012, n. 9 Provisions were issued for the definitive overcoming of judicial psychiatric hospitals, while the Minister of Health's decree of 1 October 2012 defined the structural, technological and organizational requirements of residential structures intended to accommodate people to whom security measures are applied admission to a judicial psychiatric hospital and assignment to a nursing home and custody. OFFICINE MARSILII has been able to correspond over time to all the needs of the penitentiary world, from imprisonment institutions to attenuated wards, and also within the Psychiatric Departments envisaged and activated in the Penitentiary Institutes has developed significant experiences in the design and construction of artifacts, combining penitentiary security with health security, paying attention to all the psychopathological aspects of the internees, in compliance with the requirements laid down by the ministerial decree. The need for control and safety of the intern is ensured with the construction of structures without sharp edges, holds or removable elements, which could constitute a means of offense or self-injurious actions; therefore both the building conformation of the premises and the furnishing components must respect the aforementioned construction criterion.

Contact us for more information on this product