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Since 1880, Richards-Wilcox has been the leading manufacturer of hardware and door accessories for slide, swing, and slide-fold doors used in zoos, aquariums, barns, stables, contemporary buildings and historic buildings, too. Commercial, industrial, and residential settings nationwide feature Richards-Wilcox hardware products. Richards-Wilcox also provides custom design services, partnering with architects and designers to create unique door hardware.

Vertical Crank Operator (0234.00080)
Horizontal Crank Operator (0234.00081)

Designed with keeper and animal safety in mind, the new Richards-Wilcox Crank Operators provide zoos with an innovative standard for the remote operation of containment doors and gates.

Available in styles for vertical lift or horizontal sliding doors, this ergonomic device is easy to operate. It eliminates oversized old style control wheels or the need for complicated gear-reduction typically used to aid in lifting heavy guillotine doors.

• Hardware kit included with either model
(Connecting kit and chain for 4 feet of travel,
additional chain sold separately)
• Optional Pulley System
• Optional Sliding Door Hardware

Heavy Duty Galvanized Steel

• Resists corrosive, harsh environments
• Withstands daily cleaning and spraying
• Forged aluminum crank and plastic handle

Safety Features
Completely Enclosed Box

• Gears and operating mechanism are completely enclosed to eliminate injury to animals and keepers
• Enclosure protects parts from debris and corrosion
• Removable Front Cover for maintenance access
• Operators can be wall-mounted or mounted to caging

Automatic Failsafe Locking Mechanism
• Spring return locking mechanism
• Catches if accidentally released
• Can be padlocked

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