Stainless Steel Carbon Steel Plastic/Fiberglass
Vandal Resistance

High Tensile Strength

Three-point Locking

System
Concealed Padlock

Cam Style Lock
Provided

Graffiti Easily
Removed

Scratch Resistant
Finish

Three-point Locking
System

Exposed Padlock

No Cam Style Lock

Graffiti Removal
Damages Finish
Requiring Repainting

Finish Easily
Scratched

Three-point Locking
System

Cam Style Lock Only
No Padlock
Capability

Graffiti Removal
Damages Finish

Finish Easily
Scratched–
Difficult To Repair

Weather Resistance

Impervious To
Corrosion

Rain Gutter
Drainage Channel

Teardrop Shaped,
Hollow Center, Watertight,
Thermoplastic
Door Seal

Enhances Lightning
Protection

UL Listed

NEMA TYPE 3R
Rated

Subject To Corrosion
Requiring Continual
Maintenance

Rain Gutter Drainage
Channel

Enhances Lightning
Protection

Door Gasket

Resistant To
Corrosion

No Door Seal

UV Resistance

Impervious To UV
Deterioration

Finish Subject To
Fading

Finish Subject To
Fading

Permanent Damage
To Material

Heat Dissipation

High Reflective
Value, Lowest
Internal
Temperatures
Minimizes Heat
Affect On Electronics

Poor Reflective Value
Unless Very Light
Color Used

Very Slow Heat
Dissipation

Retained Heat Will
Damage Electronic
Components

Ventilation

Filtered Crossflow
Ventilation Minimizes
Internal
Condensation
Buildup, Allows
Rapid Heat
Dissipation, Filters
Dust, Dirt & Insects

Fan Kit Available

Non-crossflow
Louvered Door

No Ventilation
Contributes To
Condensation
Buildup And Heat
Retention

Aesthetics

Chameleon Effect On
The Natural Brushed
Stainless Steel Finish
Blends With It’s
Environment And
Provides An
Unobtrusive Quality

Painted Finish
Difficult To Match To
Natural Environment
Subject To Fading &
Rusting

Color Difficult To
Match To Natural
Environment
Subject To Fading,
Scratching
Difficult To Repaint

Convenience of Use

Installation Template
Guides Placement Of
Low & High Voltage
Conduit And Anchor
Bolts
Removable Predrilled
Backboard Provides
For Easy Installation
Accepts QuickPad

Mounting Platform
Set In Concrete