Protektaplate is a unique innovation which works by reinforcing and strengthening the vulnerable door handle, designed to combat common methods of vehicle break-ins used by a would-be thief. Externally an aesthetically appealing stainless steel device is secured around the handle meaning no additional keys are necessary. This is further reinforced by a comibination of clever innovations, bespoke fixings and deflection plates found interally.
How does it fit? The stainless steel exterior plate fits around the door handle by using various fixing points which go through the doorskin. Included with detailed instructions to assist in providing an easy installation for securing the vehicle's handle.
As OEM security increases and develops, so do the methods a thief adopts to bypass these systems. Thieves are beginning to use the latest power tools to drill or cut their way into the vehicle. Many of these theives now study the OEM systems untill they are able to perfect their entry. This may include specific drill holes or carefully selected wires cut in order to gain access into the vehicle. A very common method of vehicle break-ins is forced entry by the handle, Protektaplate reinforces the vulnerable door handle to prevent any unauthorized handle removal and access to the vehicle. Additionally, another common method used by thieves is by means of a screwdriver being used to jemmy out the manufacturers door handle.
Unlike other devices, Protektaplate uses a slim profile preventing it from being gripped and torn through the weak doorskin. With a stainless steel construction it will never rust or look untidy; always keeping it's aesthetic appeals. Protekta varies on application. Most times these threats can easily be addressed with a simple single component solution, other applications require multiple components and a much more complex approach, generally addressing the immediate threat but also taking into consideration the next method a thief may use to try!