Designed and constructed with the primary purpose to protect money, important papers and valuables such as jewellery against theft (physical attack). Cash safes will also provide some protection against fire.
Cash Rating This is the overnight cash rating given by the manufacturer in conjunction with Insurers. The cover level indicates the most monetary value insurers suggest can be stored in that safe overnight.
Valuables Cover Typically insurers give up to 10 times the cash rating for valuables, for example, a 4k cash rating would equate to 40k for valuables.
Document Fire Safes Protect all paperwork such as birth certificates, passports, legal documentation, wills etc from fire damage. Safes designed and tested to maintain an internal temperature below 177oC, at which paper burns.
Media Fire Safes Designed for secure storage of media records CD's / DVD's / USB sticks / drives from fire damage, these media materials have special requirements as they corrupt at lower temperatures than paper documents.
Data Fire Safes Designed to provide the highest level of fire protection protects all media i.e. CDs, DVDs, data tapes or photo negatives as well as paperwork from being corrupted or destroyed by fire.