Latch Clamps feature compact and sturdy design.

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Available in metric sizes, RoHS-compliant GN 854 Latch Clamps with Trigger Function have sturdy, compact design that permits use under such demanding conditions as exposure to elevated temperatures, dust, and spray mist. Catch allows forced loosening of clamp by clamping arm moving pulling latch forward. While clamping bearing/clamping arm are made of forged, weldable, blank steel, pulling latch/bearing pins are steel, St 37, blank. Catch is forged of sheet metal steel (blank).

Original Press Release:

J.W. Winco, Inc. Latch Clamps are Compact and Sturdy

NEW BERLIN, WI – J.W. Winco, Inc., a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 854 Latch Clamps with Trigger Function, in metric sizes.

The outstanding feature of these RoHS-compliant latch clamps is their highly robust, sturdy, and compact design, permitting their use under demanding conditions, e.g. exposure to high temperatures, dust, spray mist, etc. The specially designed catch allows the forced loosening of the clamp by the clamping arm moving the pulling latch forward, e.g. for separating mold halves.

Clamping bearing/clamping arm are made of forged, weldable, blank steel. Pulling latch/bearing pins are steel, St 37, blank, and catch is sheet metal steel, blank. The clamps are available with bore for gear lever handle or with clamping arm. The former version is operated with a gear lever handle that is plugged into the latch and pulled off after operation. This saves space and has the added advantage that the gear lever handle is not exposed to adverse ambient conditions, e.g. becoming too hot to operate.

The catch can also be mounted using screws or bolts. If required, clamps and catches are also available as separate parts; for replacement, the bearing bolt is easily dismantled.

J.W. Winco offers an extensive selection of inch and metric size adjustable levers, cabinet U-handles, plastic and steel hinges and locking mechanisms, revolving and retractable handles, hand wheels, hand cranks, tube connection and conveyor components, inch and metric construction tubing, shock absorption mounts, leveling mounts, hand knobs, spring, ball and indexing plungers, jig, fixture and fastening components, retaining magnet assemblies, toggle clamps, metric casters and wheels, universal joints, oil sight glasses, and metric tools for the industrial and commercial equipment industries. J.W. Winco’s website catalog, with 3D CAD and online buying, is viewable at

For more information, contact J.W. Winco at 800-877-8351, by fax at 800-472-0670, on the Web at, and via e-mail at

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