Ganter has enlarged its product range with latch clamps that include locking mechanism. The locking mechanism prevents the inadvertent or vibration-induced opening of the latch clamp. Designed for single handed operation, the latch clamps come with a red and oil-resistant plastic cap. All movable parts are lubricated with special grease. The GN 853 latch clamps are made of burnished, case-hardened C 10 steel. Their tie rods are made of burnished steel grade St 32. Version are available with or without tie rod and latch bracket. There is also a stainless steel variant. For very high retaining forces there are the GN 852.1 latch clamps with locking mechanism. These are made of forged steel and chemically blackened precision-cast metal. The bearing bolts are made of hardened and polished steel. The latch brackets are included in the delivery.