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AMSEC BFS1512E1 Burglary and Fire Safe


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  • Outside Dimensions: 20.13″H x 17.13″W x 19.38″D
  • Inside Dimensions: 15.25″H x 12.50″W x 12.75″D
  • Cu. Ft. Storage: 1.4
  • Weight: 243 lbs.
  • Shelf Count: 1
  • Fire Rating: One Hour
  • Burglar Rating: RSC
  • 1/2″ solid steel door


AMSEC BFS1512: A Synthesis of Security and Style

The American Security BFS1512 burglary and fire safe embodies the best in modern safe design, offering unparalleled protection in a form factor that is both manageable and visually appealing. This safe is designed for individuals and businesses alike who demand the highest standards of security without compromising on the aesthetics of their environment.

Advanced Burglary and Fire Protection

Central to the BFS1512’s appeal is its dual-certified protection capabilities. The safe’s UL certified RSC (Residential Security Container) burglary protection provides a solid defense against unauthorized access, ensuring that valuables remain secure against sophisticated burglary methods. Complementing this is the ETL certified 60-minute fire protection, which guarantees the safe’s contents are shielded from fire damage at temperatures up to 1200° F. This level of protection is essential for safeguarding important documents, digital media, and other irreplaceable items from the devastating effects of fire.

Robust Construction Meets Elegant Design

The BFS1512 features a 1/2″ solid steel plate door, a cornerstone of its security framework, designed to resist forced entry attempts. The body of the safe boasts a 2.3125″ double-wall steel construction, enhancing its resilience against physical attacks and providing a substantial barrier against heat and smoke penetration during a fire.

This model does not neglect aesthetic appeal for the sake of security. It sports a handsome two-toned black and gray textured finish, allowing it to blend seamlessly into a variety of interior designs without drawing undue attention to its contents. This thoughtful approach to design ensures that the BFS1512 enhances the space it occupies, providing peace of mind and visual appeal in equal measure.

Practical Features for Enhanced Usability

The inclusion of an additional spring-loaded relock device adds another layer of security, protecting the lock against punch attacks and ensuring that the safe remains locked under duress. The safe also comes equipped with one anchor hole and hardware, allowing for secure attachment to floors or walls, further deterring theft by removing the possibility of the entire safe being removed from its location.

Enhanced Security Through Advanced Locking Technology

At the forefront of the BFS1512’s security features is the ESL10 electronic lock, a pinnacle of lock engineering. This U.L. Type 1 High Security lock marries convenience with security, featuring an easy-to-navigate keypad that ensures quick access for authorized users while maintaining formidable resistance against tampering and unauthorized entry attempts. The illuminated keypad enhances visibility, facilitating access under any lighting conditions, a small yet significant detail reflecting AMSEC’s attention to user experience.

The BFS1512’s defense mechanism is further reinforced by a spring-loaded relock device. This additional security measure springs into action if the lock is subjected to force or manipulation attempts, ensuring the safe remains securely locked even under assault. This feature is indicative of the safe’s design philosophy: to offer uncompromising security without sacrificing ease of use.

Fire Resistance That Stands the Test of Time

AMSEC BFS1512’s ETL verified fire protection offers peace of mind, ensuring that the contents within are protected against extreme heat. With a verified resistance to temperatures of 1200° F for up to 60 minutes, AMSEC BFS1512 provides a safe haven for valuables, documents, and digital media, preserving them from the damage and destruction caused by fire. This level of protection is crucial for both individuals and businesses that house important documents and valuable assets within their premises.

The unique fire-resistant barrier and double-wall steel construction play a critical role in this protection, effectively insulating the safe’s contents from heat and smoke. These materials are not only selected for their durability but also for their ability to withstand extreme conditions, ensuring that the safe’s structural integrity and protective capabilities are maintained even under severe fire exposure.

Practical Design Considerations for Everyday Use

Recognizing the importance of a safe’s integration into daily life, the BFS1512 is designed with practicality in mind. Its dimensions and weight are balanced to provide substantial protection while still allowing for flexibility in placement and installation. The safe’s single anchor hole, accompanied by hardware, facilitates secure bolting to floors, enhancing theft prevention by deterring the removal of the safe.

AMSEC BFS1512’s aesthetic design – a sleek, two-toned black and gray textured finish – not only makes it a visually appealing addition to any room but also ensures that it complements a variety of interior designs. This approach to design demonstrates AMSEC’s understanding that a safe should not only secure valuables but also fit seamlessly into the environments in which they are placed.

Summarizing the BFS1512’s Security Excellence

  • Robust Burglary and Fire Protection: AMSEC BFS1512’s UL certified RSC burglary protection and ETL certified 60-minute fire protection at 1200° F offer a dual layer of security that is hard to surpass. These certifications reflect a safe designed to withstand aggressive burglary attempts and extreme fire conditions, ensuring valuables are protected under the most challenging circumstances.
  • Innovative Locking System: The incorporation of the ESL10 electronic lock, known for its high security and ease of use, represents AMSEC’s dedication to integrating cutting-edge technology into its safes. The illuminated keypad and penalty lockout feature enhance both security and accessibility, making the BFS1512 a user-friendly option without compromising on safety.
  • Durable Construction: With its 1/2″ solid steel plate door, 2.3125″ double-wall steel construction, and unique fire-resistant barrier, the BFS1512 is built to offer enduring protection. These features underscore the safe’s ability to protect its contents from physical attacks and fire damage, embodying the essence of durability and reliability.
  • Aesthetic and Practical Design: Beyond its security features, AMSEC BFS1512 is designed with aesthetic appeal and practical functionality in mind. Its handsome two-toned black and gray textured finish allows it to blend seamlessly into any decor, while the single anchor hole ensures easy and secure installation, enhancing its theft deterrent capabilities.

The AMSEC BFS1512 as a Security Investment

Choosing AMSEC BFS1512 is more than a purchase; it’s an investment in peace of mind. Homeowners and businesses alike can trust in the BFS1512 to protect their most valuable assets, from irreplaceable family heirlooms to critical business documents. The lifetime fire warranty further illustrates AMSEC’s confidence in their product and commitment to their customers, offering added assurance of the safe’s performance over time.

A Premier Safe for Comprehensive Protection

In the landscape of security solutions, the AMSEC BFS1512 stands out for its combination of advanced security features, practical design, and commitment to quality. It exemplifies what it means to offer comprehensive protection in a compact, accessible format. Whether for personal valuables, business assets, or sensitive documents, the BFS1512 offers the kind of security that AMSEC customers have come to rely on — robust, reliable, and integrated seamlessly into daily life.

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Weight243 lbs
Dimensions19.375 × 17.125 × 20.125 in
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