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Protex Fasteners has brought out the Series 75 self-locking latches, which are suitable for guarding, enclosure, machine building and process-equipment applications.

They incorporate a raised-tail profile that ensures simple and effective operation by users wearing thick protective gloves, even at low temperatures.

The new units feature a compact base-design for easy location and mounting on assembly components, as well as a novel, spring-loaded rocker safety-catch that engages automatically on closing and can be padlocked to provide additional security.

Available in stainless-steel and zinc-plated mild steel, with ultimate tensile strength figures of 750 and 650kgf respectively, Protex 75 Series latches are currently offered with a hook claw (pt no: 75-2753), or solid strap (pt no: 75-2573) for use with a range of catchplates.

Protex Fasteners

Protex Fasteners designs and manufactures the world’s largest stock range of
over-centre type fasteners, with more than 550 models available in both
stainless and plated mild steel. Its products are manufactured to ISO
9001:2008 quality standards and are available in various sizes and strengths
up to a maximum 7500 kgf – making them ideal for re-sealable fastening
applications across a wide variety of industry sectors.

Many designs feature adjustable grip lengths and optional sealing facilities
or safety catches. In addition, Protex manufactures and supplies a range of
complementary fastening products including CatchBolt, ProLatch, Bandclamp,
Flushlatch and a series of case fittings and handles.

Details on the full Protex range, along with fast and secure on-line
ordering facilities, are available through the company’s recently-updated
website.

Fastener selection is aided by the provision of dimensioned drawings,
ultimate load, material, finish, weight and price break quantity information
for each item. Furthermore, visitors can download AutoCAD-compatible 2D
drawings or 3D product models in native SolidWorks, STEP, IGES and E-drawing
formats for immediate inclusion in their own designs. The Payment Card
Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS)-compliant site also enables order
quantities of more than 1000 units to be processed instantly, along with
calculation of delivered costs to destinations world-wide.

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