Kaba 8 - The original


Kaba 8
Kaba 8

The original. The Kaba 8 key system is suitable for multiple applications in the private sector as well for small businesses. Ideal, if a duplicate key is needed within minutes


  • Security – Kaba master key systems fulfill a high security standard thanks to radially arranged tumbler pin rows, best materials, exact precision milling and unique cylinder construction
  • Solid Swiss quality
  • Convenience – the reversible key can be inserted into the lock cylinder in any position and requires little maintenance
  • Organization – the customer determines in the master key system which key opens which door(s)
  • Rapid replacement key service as no signature must be saved
  • Large range of door, furniture, padlock, device and switch cylinders as well as cylinder olives in various colors
  • Retrofitting is possible also after many years


Kaba 8 - The original

  • Private homes
  • Apartment buildings
  • Wardrobes
  • Garage doors
  • Offices and practices


  • Developed in Switzerland in 1934 and patented. After expiration of the patent, it was imitated numerous times
  • Tested according to EN 1303, key-related security grade 6
  • First reversible key system worldwide with stable nickel silver keys
  • Ideal, where ever quick replacement keys are important
  • Thanks to the careful registration keys and key systems made by Kaba, it is still possible to receive duplicate keys even after decades
  • Permutation capacity (theoretical number cylinder differs): 5.79 million