Winkhaus Scorpion Latch 3 Hooks 2 Rollers Split Spindle Multipoint Door Lock - Option 1 (top hook to spindle = 530mm)
This part is discontinued and is no longer available.
However, part: 66350085AA is a potential alternative. This replacement is a close alternative. The keeps may need adjusting slightly.
The Winkhaus Scorpion lock is easily identified by its central latch and hook bolt. All other Winkhaus multipoint door locks feature a central deadbolt or latch only. Scorpion multipoint locks are available with split spindle operation, which can also be used for lift lever operation.
Winkhaus Scorpion locks are predominantly fitted to PVCu doors. They will also feature either 2 hooks as the additional locking points and are available with or without rollers for weather sealing and compression.
The quickest way to identify the product, before removing it from the door, is to check the faceplate. You'll spot a Winkhaus logo and, often, a Secured by Design logo. The Scorpion version will be identified by the central hook bolt and non handed hooks.
Usefully, all Winkhaus locks feature the same routing details. Therefore, if you wish to change the locking operation, or upgrade to automatic locking, its a straightforward process. New keeps and handles may be required.
All Winkhaus gearboxes, apart from the AV4 measure 185mm high x backset + 15mm, making them the smallest gearboxes on the market. They measure 64mm between the latch and hook bolt and 63mm from the spindle to the top of the gearbox. They also feature a groove above the spindle to aid in the fitment of handles with a screw above the lever.
Winkhaus Cobra locks always feature a latch and deadbolt in the gearbox. They are available in lift lever, split spindle and key wind operation. These are easily identifiable by the sticker on the side of the gearbox. If the writing is blue, This is lift lever, if its green, then the lock is split spindle, whereas red means key wind. We often will only stock the green, split spindle locks, where both a lift lever and split spindle version are available. This is because the split spindle can be used as a lever operated lock by inserting a solid spindle all the way through the follower. There's also no price difference between the locks, so the added versatility of the split spindle lock makes it a suitable replacement for a larger range of locks.
Winkhaus gearboxes are attached to the faceplate with a set of rivets. These can be easily removed and replaced for gearbox swaps but makes Winkhaus relatively unique (and therefore easier to identify) in the market. Please refer to our guide and video on how to replace a Winkhaus gearbox for full details.
Please note that you may have encountered a really old Winkhaus gearbox that is attached to the faceplate with screws, with a passivated yellow finish. The sticker on the side (red = key wind and blue = lift lever) will denote the operation of the lock. These locks were handed and are no longer available.
Winkhaus Cobra locks feature 25mm throw solid steel Cobra hooks. These high security solid forged steel and nickel plated hooks that fully engage the keep rail and help prevent forcing the sash and frame apart.
Cobra hooks throw downwards, as opposed to Scorpion locks which can throw downwards or bi directional. Cobra hook cases measure 113mm high by 45mm wide.
Rollers are used for compression, to pull the door against the frame, to help prevent dust or water ingress. They do little for security, but they also have the added benefit of helping to prevent the door from becoming warped as it is supported across its full height. This is dependent on the rollers being engaged into their keeps.
Rollers are normally adjustable by 1mm to help achieve optimum weather sealing.
Operation: Split Spindle
To lock the door
1. Lift the handle upwards to engage the locking points.
2. Lock the locking points and main deadbolt (if present) by turning the key.
To unlock the door
1. Unlock the system by turning the key.
2. Push the handle downwards to disengage the locking points and retract the latch.
- Secured by Design
- Tested to 100,000 cycles
We stock a range of associated products for Winkhaus Scorpion multipoint door locks, including keeps, spindles, handles and accessories.
Latch Reversal: Push in latch a screw will appear in back of lockcase. Undo the screw to remove the latch. Reverse, reinsert and replace screw.
You may find this lock used as an UPVC door lock or an aluminium door lock.
- Manufacturer: Winkhaus
- Backset: Select from drop-down - How do I measure the backset?
- Centres PZ: 92mm - How do I measure the centres?
- Faceplate: Select from drop-down - How do I measure the faceplate?
- Spindle Size: 8mm
- Rollers: 2
- Hooks: 3
- Latch: 1
- Main Gearbox: Latch & hookbolt
- Operation: Select from drop-down - What is the operation?
- Spindle: Split 8mm
- Handing: Non handed
- Distance Between Inner Locking: 1250mm
- Distance Between Outer Locking: 1405mm
- Height: 1925mm
- Top Hook to Spindle: 530mm
- Bottom Hook to Spindle: 720mm
- Top Roller to Spindle: 610mm
- Bottom Roller to Spindle: 795mm
- Door Material: UPVC, Aluminium
How can I tell who the manufacturer is of my multipoint lock?
Check down the faceplate and look for a brand name or logo to identify the manufacturer.
How do I find out the operation of my multipoint door lock?
- 1. If you only use the key to unlock all of the locking points then the operation is called Key Wind.
- 2. If you lift the handle and turn the key to lock then the operation is called Lift Lever.
- 3. If from the outside you unlock with the key, pull handle down to disengage the locking points and turn the key to open the door then this operation is called Nightlatch or Split Spindle.
- 4. If lifting the handle fully locks the door without the use of a key then this operation is called Auto Locking.
How do I measure my multipoint door lock?
Always measure in millimetres.
- 1. Backset – Measure the distance from the edge of the faceplate back to where the key goes into the door cylinder.
- 2. Centres – Measure the distance from centre of handle spindle down to where the key goes into the door cylinder.
- 3. Locking points – Measure the distance from centre of the locking point to the centre of handle spindle then repeat for other locking points.
- 4. Faceplate – Measure the distance across the width of the face and full length of the faceplate.
- 5. Gearbox – Measure the height and depth of the gearbox.
How do I know if my multipoint door lock is left or right handed?
99% of multipoint door locks are field reversible, instructions for which are under product information. For those models which are handed please refer to the handing chart to determine which hand you require.
Do you have a gearbox for this multipoint lock?
Yes our part number is WINKSCORPCASE35.