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Title:
LATCH ASSEMBLY
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2001002677
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A latch mechanism (10) including: a latch bolt (32) moveable between a primary latched position and an open position, a first pawl (44) moveable between a first engaged position, where it secures the latch bolt in at least its primary latch position and a second released position, where it releases the latch bolt from at least its first primary latched position, release means (50) moveable between a first engaged position, where it allows the first pawl to achieve its first engaged position and a second released position, where it retains the first pawl in its second released position, and a second pawl (58) moveable between a first engaged position, where it is capable of retaining the release means in its second released position, and a second released position, where it releases the release means from its second released position, such that the latch mechanism can be latched and unlatched.

Inventors:
EVANS MICHAEL (GB)
FROST JAMES (GB)
SPURR NIGEL VICTOR (GB)
LI MARK HAO (GB)
Application Number:
GB0002540W
Publication Date:
May 25, 2001
Filing Date:
June 30, 2000
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Assignee:
MERITOR LIGHT VEHICLE SYS LTD (GB)
EVANS MICHAEL (GB)
FROST JAMES (GB)
SPURR NIGEL VICTOR (GB)
LI MARK HAO (GB)
International Classes:
E05B65/12; (IPC1-7): E05B65/32; E05B65/12
Domestic Patent References:
WO1995009289A11995-04-06
Foreign References:
GB2155535A1985-09-25
US4948184A1990-08-14
DE3220705A11983-12-08
DE19614123A11997-10-16
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