lip strike

lip strike

lip strike
The projection from the side of a strike plate which the bolt of a lock strikes first, when a door is closed; projects out from the side of the strike plate to protect the frame. (See illustration p. 594.)
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Finally, we'll replace the lip strike plate and its wimpy 3/4-in.
To further reinforce the doorjamb, install a new plate in place of the old lip strike plate that serves the doorknob lockset.
It features a 4 7/8" ASA curved lip strike for door thicknesses of 1 5/8" to 1 7/8" and a latch with a MARKS "C" keyway cylinder.