strike plate


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strike plate

[′strīk ‚plāt]
(design engineering)
A metal plate or box which is set in a door jamb and is either pierced or recessed to receive the bolt or latch of a lock.

strike plate, strike, striking plate

A metal plate or box which is set in a doorjamb and is either pierced or recessed to receive the bolt or latch of a lock, fixed on a door. Also see box strike plate.
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Add-on Sales Opportunities: Dead bolts, strike plates, door frames, screws, window locks or door chains
* Suggest deadbolts with features that will increase security, such as stainless steel bolts with a roller insert that resists sawing and cutting, deadbolts with throws longer than 1" and a strike plate that is secured using 3" screws.
Mounting a 1" or longer throw deadbolt with 3" screws to secure the strike plate to the wall stud increases the security.
Both the magnet and the strike plate assembly are only 1 1/2 inches wide in the doorframe, making it suitable for most commercial doors.
Then install a strong strike plate that's securely attached to the wall framing with long screws (Photo 2).
When it is depressed by the strike plate, it prevents the latch bolt from being moved back.
A magnetic lock is comprised of two components: an electromagnet and a strike plate.
Often the only problem with a sagging door or a door that won't latch is I a loose hinge or strike plate. And that loose part is usually the result of a stripped screw hole.
Reinforcing your door's weak spot, the jamb, with a heavy-duty strike plate and extra-long screws gives it the added strength needed to withstand a burglar trying to kick in your door.
Use a toothbrush to clean off food spills from the igniter, On an electronic ignition stove, it's a little ceramic hub located either on the stovetop or under the ceramic seal strike plate. Also make sure that the round ceramic seal strike plate is properly seated on the burner.
When door latch won't catch, its because the latch doesn't align with the hole in the strike plate. Sometimes you can dearly see the misalignment.
Then, we'll replace the deadbolt strike plate with a four-screw strike box and faceplate--attached with 3-in.