Quarter-turn Locks & Compression Latches
Quarter-turn locks can be used to hold closed all sorts of hatches, switch cabinets, metal lockers, machine doors etc.
These machinery accessory are easy to operate and very robust.
They are ideal for cabinet construction, for all branches of transport and for assembly and logistics vehicles.
Quarter-turn clamp lock K1061 from KIPP
Quarter-turn clamp locks act as operating elements in machine construction as a practical alternative to classic screws. However, quarter-turn clamp locks are locking elements. With the aid of quarter-turn clamp locks, two plates can be quickly and securely connected and exchanged without the need for tools. The functioning principle of quarter-turn clamp locks is very similar to that of:
Quarter-turn clamp locks have the following advantages:
• Easy operation
• High clamping forces
• ON / OFF markings
• Shorter setup times
• Secure locking
Quarter-turn clamp locks are well suited for use in confined spaces and provide the user with acoustic feedback (click signal when locked). Quarter-turn clamp locks are vibration-proof and enable a so-called "simultaneous positive downforce". The corresponding clamping plates also facilitate the installation of quarter-turn clamp locks in practical applications.
An example of an application for a quarter-turn clamp lock is a quick-mounting system for carrying handles on fixture plates (when it is necessary to remove the plates between machining operations). Quarter-turn clamp locks are also suitable as a quick-change system for stops on a mounting or fixture plate. You can find various versions of quarter-turn clamp locks in the KIPP product range. The twist knob is available in bright stainless steel with temperature resistance up to 200° C or in plastic (fibreglass reinforced polyamide) with temperature resistance up to 130° C. The housing is nickel-plated. Clamping plates K1062 are required for the installation (accessories).
Clamping plate K1062 from KIPP
Clamping plates are used in combination with quarter-turn clamp locks. There are basically two different mounting options. The customer selects the required plate thickness depending on the application:
The fastening screws are supplied. The clamping plates are designed for metric fine threads.