Metric Size Rotary Clamping Latches tightly seal doors.

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RoHS-compliant GN 516 latches have die-cast zinc lock housing and plastic coated, die-cast zinc locating ring with black textured finish. For making tight and vibration-proof interlock in end position (retaining position) in connection with elastic element (door/casing seal), closing mechanism transfers rotary movement of operating element (key) into 90° turn and then into 6 mm linear stroke. Latch is zinc plated, blue passivated steel, and 7 types of operating elements are available.

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J.W. Winco Rotary Clamping Latches Can Tightly Seal Doors

NEW BERLIN, WI -- J.W. Winco, Inc., a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 516 Rotary Clamping Latches in metric sizes.

These RoHS compliant components have a closing mechanism which transfers the rotary movement of the operating element (key) into a 90° turn and then into a 6 mm linear stroke. This mechanism is designed for common applications such as making a tight and vibration-proof interlock in the end position (retaining position) in connection with an elastic element (door/casing seal).

The lock housing is zinc die-cast, and the locating ring is zinc die-cast and plastic coated with a black textured finish. The latch is zinc plated, blue passivated steel. Seven types of operating elements are offered, including triangular spindle, 7 mm square spindle, 8 mm square spindle, double bit spindle, knurled knob, wing knob, and lever. The latter three types have handles of plastic (Polyamide PA), matte black, with matte light gray cover cap. Each type is offered in 22 sizes to cover latch spacings (retaining zones) of between 17 and 63 mm.

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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