cremone bolt

cremone bolt

[krə′mōn ‚bōlt]
(design engineering)
A fastening for double doors or casement windows; employs vertical rods that move up and down to engage the top and bottom of the frame.

cremone bolt, cremorne bolt

A type of hardware for locking French windows or the like; a rotating handle actuates sliding rods which move in opposite directions, extending from the edges of the window into sockets that are fixed in the frame.
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The 2012 Decorative Hardware Collection from Richelieu Hardware contains appliance pulls, brass ornaments, cremone bolts, hinges, hooks, locks, latches, floor registers, switch plates, recessed pulls, wire meshes, aluminum profiles, decorative trellises and more, and is organized into two categories--the Inspiration line and the Expression line.