Modular Latching Systems include quarter-turn options.

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Latching options for cabinets and enclosures offer various cams and can be provided with housing lengths for doors up to 2 in., with grip lengths slightly over 3.6 in. Offerings include single-point latching, multi-point latching, and compression of up to 0.238 in. Materials of basic components include zinc die-cast with chrome/E-coated finishes and polyamide/AISI 316 stainless steel. Models are available for water-tight and dust-tight applications.



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Dirak Announces Additions to Their Modular Latching System with Availability of New Quarter-Turn Latching Options



CHANTILLY, VA-Maintaining its role as the leading supplier of modular hardware systems for virtually any cabinet and enclosure application on the market, DIRAK announces several more quarter-turn latching options available for immediate order fulfillment.

The popularity of the quarter-turn is born from their simplicity and flexibility of design. By utilizing a large selection of cams, quarter-turns can be provided with housing lengths for doors up to 50 mm (approx. 2 inches), with grip lengths slightly over 92 mm (3.6 inches), depending upon the application.

Features of DIRAK quarter-turns include:
o Single-point latching is available for all models while multi-point latching is optional for most.
o Compression of up to 6 mm (approx. 0.238 inches) is achieved with an assortment of cams.
o Activation can be accomplished with a variety of tools.
o Materials of the basic components include zinc die cast with chrome and/or E-coated finishes, polyamide and/or AISI 316 stainless steel, and can be combined to suit your specific application.
o Finger pulls and wing knobs are options and clip-in versions are available for easy, low cost installation.
o Models are available for water-tight and dust-tight applications (i.e. Type 4, 4X, etc.)
o Polyamide cylinder quarter-turns feature double insulation and are a low cost, corrosion resistance option.

Upon request, quarter-turns can be pre-assembled by DIRAK, ready for assembly in the door / panel, resulting in a very low installed cost.

DIRAK products are sold and distributed globally through a network of authorized sales representatives. Other products in the DIRAK modular Locking, Latching, and Hinging System family include quick release fasteners, quarter turn fasteners, snap/push locks, knobs, handles, wing-L&T handles, Swinghandles, hinges and EMI/RFI gasketing. For additional information, contact DIRAK, Inc., 4115 Pleasant Valley Road, Suite 200, Chantilly, VA 20151. Tel: 703-378-7637. Fax: 703-378-7638. www.dirak.com

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