Defeater handles require two-handed operation for safety and security. The mechanism also allows for automatic locking. Our patented padlockable defeater handle is offered as key locking, tool access or non-locking to suit your level of restriction.
These handles are recommended if additional security is needed. The spring loaded tab accepts up to a 3/8” size padlock. SPEP defeater handles are intended for NEMA 4x enclosure requirements, with a sealing gasket built into the escutcheon. These are recommended for indoor or outdoor applications in a variety of industries.
Defeater handles may be mounted using a provided body nut. Multiple holes are also available as an added mounting option. These bi-directional handles are similar to quarter turn latches and may rotate 90 degrees clockwise or counterclockwise with the help of its removable stop washer. SPEP offers a large number of hardware and accessories for Defeater handles. Sierra Pacific Engineering defeater handles were performance tested to satisfy your high security needs.