Kaba experT



This high performance cylinder system is suitable for large master key systems. The Kaba experT system has 22 possible pin positions arranged in 4 rows making it the most secure system to guard against picking, raking, bumping, impressioning or manipulation with a key. A wide range of cylinder options including mortice, rim, euro, cam lock and bible cylinders are available as well as specialised switch cylinders and padlocks. 


  • 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
  • Copy protection - thanks to the security card as well as computer controlled milling process and key blank protection
  • Investment security – the master key system can be expanded at any time and can be integrated into electronic locking systems
  • Convenience – the reversible key can be inserted into the lock cylinder in any position and requires little maintenance
  • Organisation – the customer determines in the master key system which key opens which door(s)
  • Identifiable – 12 key different key clip colours for easy recognition
  • Modular – thanks to their modular construction, the cylinder cores (inserts) can be used in other types of cylinders, such as single cylinders, thumbturn cylinders, cam locks, etc.
  • Bump Resistant – Protected from lock bumping.


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