latch bolt

latch bolt

[′lach ‚bōlt]
(design engineering)
A self-acting spring bolt with a beveled head.

latch bolt

simple latch
A spring bolt, one edge of which is beveled; when the door or window to which it is attached is closed, the bolt is forced inward; when in the fully closed position, the bolt springs back into a fixed notch or cavity.
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When a valid access is activated, the silent motor will retract the latch bolt and pushpad to allow ingress.
The latch bolt, which is similar to a common springlatch, has a small auxiliary bolt along its side that when depressed, blocks the main bolt from being forced.
antivandal product that protects the latch bolt area against prying.
In the case of a door latch bolt, a recessed section between the head and the hexagonal collar is formed with a segmental tool with inserts that open and close.
A stainless latch bolt head made by the Presmet Corp.
Grand prizes in the 1990 Powder Metallurgy Part-of-the-Year Design Competition went to a 50-pound downhole bit (background), a three-piece solenoid assembly and a stainless-steel latch bolt, and four knife-bolsters and a steel bolt bar
When the touch bar is pushed, an internal spring resists the force, preventing the latch bolt from retracting, keeping the door closed, and controlling damage to internal parts.
A gap could allow thieves to pry open the latch bolt with a credit card or similar device.
In the space between the door and the door frame a paper clip could be inserted behind the latch bolt, pushing it back and unlocking the door.
The pivoting lip, or keeper, holds the latch bolt of the manual door lock in the pocket.
The contract is for the supply of below-mentioned fittings used to connect water supply connections to the water mains: the band Tapping the latch bolts for house connections, transition joints for PE pipes, telescopic housing.