Toggle latches and draw latches are perfect solution when you need a product which locked could ensure secure fastening and when unlocked it would provide equipment accessibility.
The best part is that fasteners position can be easily changed in a second!
Products are used for countless applications trough wide range of different industries. Ojop Sweden has to offer the largest assortment of over centre latches with more than 300 products which means we most likely will have a right product for your needs.
How toggle latch work
Toggle latch operating principle is calibrated system of levers and pivots. Toggle action has an over center lock point. Once it reaches over center position latch is securely locked in place. It cannot be moved or unlocked unless certain amount of force is used to pull the handle and get over the cam. Unlocking process is simple due to the leverage provided by the handle. Amount of power needed to unlock can be changed by adjusting screw loop length.
Many different terms are used to describe these products starting with broad sense words such as latch, fastener and more detailed descriptions such as toggle latch, draw latch, over centre latch, pull action latch, adjustable latch, tension latch, lever latch which all have the same meaning.
Maximum load values
To take full benefit from the product and stay safe the maximum load values should be considered. Each product was developed for a certain maximum load and values are specified next to every product description. Please pay attention that it should be safe to use the product if while in operation product ultimate tensile strength is not exceeded.