There are a ton of types of keys out there, and while some are more well known than others, the paracentric key is most certainly a unique one.
Not only are they unusual, but they also aren’t used for just any application.The paracentric key is mainly used in prisons. This is because of their unique shape and design that make picking the paracentric locks that they open incredibly difficult… something that is especially important in an incarceration setting.
Generally, paracentric keys will have very small teeth at the end of the key in addition to a contorted blade.Have you ever found a unique key in an old desk drawer or at your latest flea market adventure? Post in the comments and we might just let you know what kind of key you’ve found!