latch plate

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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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In case one of its component parts, in particular the latch plate, can not endure the load that was derived by the motion of an occupant during an impact, the safety belt system can not play the role of a restraining system anymore.
Latch-action clamps typically incorporate a hook or U-bolt and latch plate to grab and hold workpieces with a straight pulling action.
Models CL-200-LPA, CL-300-LPA, and CL-500-LPA, all have a threaded U bolt for adjustability, matching latch plate, and a comfortable handle grip.