TurnLock Fastener Quarter-Turn
Turnlocks are fasteners that are an easy and fast solution to open and close panels with a minimum effort.
However, these aren't fragile closing mechansims.
Turnlocks are resistant to vibrations, meaning that the turnlock quarter turn fastener will not open by itself but by manipulation.
A turnlock assembly gives you an easy and secure locking solution that's very easy to operate.
A turnlock assembly needs at least 3 parts:
- the stud
- the retaining washer
- the receptacle
Some series like the HGR needs also a grommet and a retaining ring.
Another series such as the LMH or the LEA you can use a grommet INSTEAD of a retaining washer, which makes the assembly much easier to install.
In order for the turnlock assembly to work, there needs to be a spring function involved. Depending on the series, this spring function will either be in the stud or in the receptacle.
These series have a number of advantages:
1. Easy to handle.
2. Readily available