Latching Toggle Clamps provide 15,000 N holding force.

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Offered in metric sizes, GN 852.1 Latch-Type Toggle Clamps with Locking Mechanism are used when high retaining forces are required and also enable operation with one hand. Locking mechanism prevents inadvertent or vibration-induced opening of clamp, and RoHS-compliant construction includes base, clamping lever, and catch of forged, chemically blackened steel; bearing pins of hardened and ground steel; and handle sleeve of oil-resistant, red, solid molded plastic.

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J.W. Winco Latching Toggle Clamps Provide High Retaining Force

NEW BERLIN, WI -- J.W. Winco, Inc., a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 852.1 Latch-Type Toggle Clamps with Locking Mechanism, in metric sizes.

These RoHS compliant Latch Clamps are used when very high retaining forces are required. They also feature a locking mechanism that prevents the inadvertent or vibration-induced opening of the clamp. Another benefit of this clamp is the ability to operate it with one hand.

The base, clamping lever and catch are forged, chemically blackened steel. Bearing pins are hardened and ground steel. All moving parts are lubricated with specialgrease. The handle sleeve is oil-resistant red solid molded plastic. Holding force (Fh) of this clamp is 15,000 newtons [N].

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 Web site 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

Dave Amoroso, Vice President

Ron Sonntag Public Relations, Inc.

9406 N. 107th Street • Milwaukee, WI 53224

414-354-0200, ext. 108 • fax: 414-354-5317 • cell: 414-788-4913

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