Introduction to compression latch

Introduction to compression latch

A compression latch is a type of latch mechanism that is commonly used in various applications where a tight, secure seal is required. Compression latches are often found in industrial equipment, automotive applications, and in marine environments.

Compression latches typically consist of a body attached to a moving panel or door and contain a cam lever that can be used to engage a non-moving or fixed panel. Once the door is closed, the cam lever is securely fastened to the back of the fixed panel, holding the two securely together.

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Fornd Industrial Technology Co., Ltd. was established in 2012 and is located in Xuzhou City, Jiangsu Province. It is the largest industrial cabinet lock company in China at present, and its main products include industrial cabinet locks, electronic locks, hinges, pulls, latches, etc. It is also a comprehensive industrial manufacturing enterprise with mature CNC machining production line, stamping production line, zinc and aluminum die-casting production line, injection molding production line, MIM and stainless steel casting production line. There are 15 technical developers working on a permanent basis. To meet the needs of customers in various industries for hardware products.

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The Benefits of Compression Latches for Enclosures and Cabinets

A compression latch is an excellent option for anyone looking for a reliable and secure way to seal a door, cabinet, or other type of enclosure. With their ability to exert a strong force when closed, they can create an airtight and watertight seal that is particularly important in applications where air or water leakage could be a problem. Compression latches are also versatile and easy to install, making them a popular choice in a wide range of industries, from marine vessels to industrial equipment. With the right type of compression latch, you can ensure that your equipment or enclosure remains secure and protected from the elements.

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Materials used to manufacture compression latches range from stainless steel, die-cast zinc or steel. While stainless steel latches are naturally durable and corrosion resistant, common finishes for other materials include chrome finishes and black powder coatings. The use of topcoats on compression latches can be used for both appearance and protection.

To accommodate a range of industrial OEM applications, the compression latch holds the door, panel or lid closed while compressing the gasket on the inside of the door to seal out moisture, dirt and dust. For electronic enclosures, the degree of compression required is governed by their NEMA or IP rating.

Panel latches, T-bolts, lift and turn latches, levers, vises, triggers and round latches are among the many variations of compression latches. Depending on the intended use of the latch, the amount of compression achieved is variable and can be pre-set or adjusted for greater flexibility.

Compression cam latches offered by FORND are made of exceptionally durable and reliable high-quality materials. These come in a variety of materials, types, colors, and finishes, featuring different locking and operating mechanisms and handle shapes.It is a trustworthy and strong factory.

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