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key plate, escutcheon, 1
1. A protective plate surrounding the keyhole of a door, a light switch, etc.; also called a scutcheon.
2. A flange on a pipe, used to cover a hole in a floor through which the pipe passes.
3. A protective or ornamental cover at the termination of a post, picket, or rail against a tread, floor, or wall.
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Pull the belt out of the retractor to the point where load marks line up with pertinent components (D ring, latch plate).
Fix latch to closing strip on right-hand door and latch plate to a block of wood on left door.
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But most air leaks occur because the door has sagged, has loose hinges, rubs against the frame, or has a loose latch plate. These are the places to look at first (see Jan.
When your door doesn't stay shut, the latch is usually out of alignment with the latch plate (often called the "strike" plate).