Latches

Modern Fence Technologies Latches are all 100% American Made. We use American Made Stainless Steel or Mild Steel to fabricate MFT Latches. Powder Coated in either Black or White, our latches are made to last the test of time and elements they will face. Our Latches are shipped with all hardware to mount to gates.

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1 1/2" x 2 1/2" SS Residential Latch

KSS-15X25L
Ideal for walk gates, this all stainless steel latch relies on gravity to help keep it closed. Lockable, unhanded, simple to operate, and durable.

3" SS Residential Latch

KSS-3X3LS
3" Residential Latch. All components are made of stainless steel. The latch does not rust over time as paint is worn off by bar hitting receiver. This latch is non-handed, and can be converted easily in the field to either side of gate. For use on walk gates.

3" SS Residential Latch Includes 2 Way Lever Arm

KSS-3X3WLBS
Same as our 3" Residential Latch, with the added lever arm convenience of opening from either side of gate! All components are made of stainless steel. Does not rust over time as paint is worn off by bar hitting receiver.
This latch is non-handed, and can be converted easily in the field to either side of gate. For use on walk gates.

Small Gravity SS One Way Latch

KSS-GL-1
This latch is an old favorite. This all stainless steel latch works on virtually any gate, and has been an industry standard design for years. Non-handed, bar is mounted to gate, with catch mounted to post (set back from radius on vinyl).

Small Gravity SS Two Way Latch

KSS-GL-2
MFT's new version of an old favorite incorporates gate brackets that wrap around and secure with screws from two sides. The older designs that were secured to the face of the gate and post with just two screws fell off easier. Non-handed, bar mounts to gate, with catch mounted to outside corner of post, for greater adjustment ability.

Small SS Dual Latch

KSS-DUAL15
Often imitated, this latch is a favorite! Sometimes referred to as a "hatchet latch", it has a spring loaded "clicker" and positive latching design to prevent "bounce outs", this makes for secure latching of heavy gates. Integral gate pull built into bracket at gate side. All components are stainless steel. This latch will fit on all posts and gate frames 1 3/4" and larger.

Large SS Lockable Economy Latch with 3/8" Bar

KSS-ECLSS38
Often imitated, this latch is a favorite! Sometimes referred to as a "hatchet latch", it has a spring loaded "clicker" for secure latching of heavy gates.
All components are stainless steel. Fits on all posts and gate frames 2" and larger. Integral gate pull built into bracket gate side. This latch has a 3/8" bar and is lockable.

Large SS Lockable Economy Latch With 1/2" Bar

KSS-ECLSS
Often imitated, this latch is a favorite! Sometimes referred to as a "hatchet latch", it has a spring loaded "clicker" for secure latching of heavy gates.
All components are stainless steel. Fits on all posts and gate frames 2" and larger. Integral gate pull built into bracket gate side. This latch has a 1/2" bar and is lockable.

SS Dual Lockable Economy Latch with 3/8" Bar

KSS-DUAL38
Similar to the Large Economy Latch, can be locked from both sides (inside or outside) of the gate. Sometimes referred to as a "hatchet latch", it has a spring loaded "clicker" for secure latching of heavy gates.
All components are stainless steel. Fits a gate frame of 2" or larger, and a post of 5" or larger. This latch has a 3/8" bar.

SS Dual Lockable Economy Latch with 1/2" Bar

KSS-DUAL
Similar to the Large Economy Latch, can be locked from both sides (inside or outside) of the gate. Sometimes referred to as a “hatchet latch", it has a spring loaded “clicker" for secure latching of heavy gates.
All components are stainless steel. Fits a gate frame of 2" or larger, and a post of 5" or larger.

SS Dual Lockable 6" Economy Latch

KSS-DUAL-6
Now made for 6" and larger posts! Similar to the Large Economy Latch, and can be locked from both sides (inside or outside) of the gate. Sometimes referred to as a “hatchet latch", it has a spring loaded “clicker" for secure latching of heavy gates.
All components are stainless steel. Fits a gate frame of 2" or larger, and a post of 6" or larger.

Heavy Duty MS Commercial Embassy Latch

KMS-HDCEL
The Heavy Duty Embassy Commercial Latch allows the same ease of installation and operation as our Economy Latch, while providing the strength needed for heavier gates. Ideal for equipment or dumpster enclosures, the latch is lockable and built to withstand years of service on all but the very heaviest of gates.
For heavier installations see the Heavy Duty Industrial Embassy Latch, which offers similar features, built even stronger.

2" MS Charleston Latch

KMS-CHARLESTONIILATCH
Design based on historical latches made before the Civil War, and still in service. Made heavy duty to last, and last.
Fits on 2" x 2" post and frame or larger, lockable. Bumpers on latch add a cushion close for a lifelong endurance of the latch.

3" MS Charleston Latch

KMS-CHARLESTONIIILATCH
Design based on historical latches made before the Civil War, and still in service. Made heavy duty to last, and last.
Fits on 2" x 2" post and frame or larger, lockable. Bumpers on latch add a cushion close for a lifelong endurance of the latch.

4" MS Charleston Latch

KMS-CHARLESTONIVLATCH
Design based on historical latches made before the Civil War, and still in service. For heavy walk and estate gates, can be used with drop rod for double drive, lockable. Made to last and last.
Fits on 4" x 4" post or larger. Bumpers on latch add a cushion close for a lifelong endurance of the latch.

2" MS Gate Latch for Walk and Double Gates

KMS-2FLIP
A variation on the traditional fork latch. This mild steel latch is designed for ornamental steel and provides positive, lockable security for your ornamental installation with easy operation and good looks.

2" SS Gate Latch for Walk and Double Gates

KSS-2FLIP
A variation on the traditional fork latch. This stainless steel latch is designed for ornamental steel and provides positive, lockable security for your ornamental installation with easy operation and good looks.

2 1/2" SS Gate Latch for Walk and Double Gates

KSS-25FLIP
A variation on the traditional fork latch. This stainless steel latch is designed for ornamental steel and provides positive, lockable security for your ornamental installation with easy operation and good looks.

Embassy 1" SS Heavy Duty Slide Bolt Latch

KSS-HDEMBSL-PLAIN
Heavy Duty latch for the largest and most abused gates. Works well on dumpster enclosures and is lockable. Fits any gate big enough to need a latch this strong! Comes with carriage bolts.

Embassy MS Heavy Duty 1" Slide Bolt Latch

KMS-HDEMBSL
Heavy Duty latch for the largest and most abused gates. Works well on dumpster enclosures and is lockable. Fits any gate big enough to need a latch this strong!

Embassy 1" MS Heavy Duty Slide Bolt Latch (Galvanized)

KMS-HDEMBSLHDG
Heavy Duty latch for the largest and most abused gates. Works well on dumpster enclosures and is lockable. Fits any gate big enough to need a latch this strong! Hot Dipped Galvanized. Comes with carriage bolts.

1 1/2" SS Safety Horse Latch with 1" Catch

KSS-4X4SLS2
This all stainless steel, spring loaded latch mounts under rail. This prevents horses from injuring themselves on it, even if they rub on it. Because of the latch's "smooth pull" design, horses also cannot get a “grip" with their mouths to open the gate.
This latch is for 1 1/2" rails and comes with 3 1/2" catch. White is optional - call for details.

1 1/2" SS Safety Horse Latch with 2" Catch

KSS-4X4SLS4
This all stainless steel, spring loaded latch mounts under rail. This prevents horses from injuring themselves on it, even if they rub on it. Because of the latch's "smooth pull" design, horses also cannot get a "grip" with their mouths to open the gate.
This latch is for 1 1/2" rails and comes with 4" catch. White is optional - call for details.

1 1/2" SS Safety Horse Latch with 2 1/2" Catch

KSS-4X4SLS5
This all stainless steel, spring loaded latch mounts under rail. This prevents horses from injuring themselves on it, even if they rub on it. Because of the latch's "smooth pull" design, horses also cannot get a "grip" with their mouths to open the gate.
This latch is for 1 1/2" rails and comes with 5" catch. White is optional - call for details.

2" SS Safety Horse Latch with 1" Catch

KSS-4X4SLS22
This all stainless steel, spring loaded latch mounts under rail. This prevents horses from injuring themselves on it, even if they rub on it. Because of the latch's "smooth pull" design, horses also cannot get a “grip" with their mouths to open the gate.
This latch is for 2" rails. Comes with 3 1/2" catch. White is optional - call for details.

2" SS Safety Horse Latch with 2" Catch

KSS-4X4SLS24
This all stainless steel, spring loaded latch mounts under rail. This prevents horses from injuring themselves on it, even if they rub on it. Because of the latch's "smooth pull" design, horses also cannot get a "grip" with their mouths to open the gate.
This latch is for 2" rails. Comes with 4" catch. White is optional - call for details.

2" SS Safety Horse Latch with 2 1/2" Catch

KSS-4X4SLS25
This all stainless steel, spring loaded latch mounts under rail. This prevents horses from injuring themselves on it, even if they rub on it. Because of the latch's "smooth pull" design, horses also cannot get a "grip" with their mouths to open the gate.
This latch is for 2" rails. Comes with 5" catch. White is optional - call for details.

SS Double Drive Gate Bar Latch

KSS-DDLS
Versatile double drive gate latch adjusts 0-4" to match gate spacing. All stainless steel components are lockable. Works well with a drop rod. Fits gate frames 1" x 3 1/4" or larger.

Heavy Duty MS Double Drive Large Latch

KMS-HDDDL
Built for large double drive gates, this latch bar is nearly 2' long, and made of heavy gauge steel. Used with drop rod for security. The latch is lockable. Heavy duty, flush mount, and great for dumpster enclosures.
If used on aluminum, it is recommended that a barrier be put between the latch and the aluminum to prevent dissimilar steel corrosion.

Yutka Latch MS

KNR-YUTKA
Mild steel handle, all other components stainless steel. May be used horizontally or with handle turned 90 degrees. For single or double gates, in most materials.
Fits gates up to 2 1/8" thick. The latch is also lockable.