Safes come in a wide variety of sizes and applications. One can encounter wall, floor, or vault models of varying thickness and offering a wide variety of resistance to the determined agent.
Most safes have at least one combination mechanism. The combination is preferred as there are no keys to lose or have copied, and the number of possible combinations varies from over 1 million to 1 billion, thus making it a bit time consuming to open one randomly.
One of the most popular methods over the years has been the burn job. This is accomplished with an oxy-acetylene torch. The protecting wall in front of the dial mechanism is cut away revealing the tumblers which are manipulated to open the door.
Many different techniques of opening safes have been mentioned in here. Learn the Science of Opening Safes with this straightforward and easy to follow guide.