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Title:
LEVER COMPRESSION LATCH
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2019/094358
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A latch assembly for mounting in an opening of a door and for releasably latching the door to a door frame. The latch assembly includes a housing that is mountable to the opening of the door. A lever is rotatably coupled to the housing between a deployed position and a retracted position. A lock plug is rotatably mounted within the housing, the lock plug having one end for receiving either a tool or key, and an opposite end having an engagement surface. A latching member is movably coupled to the housing, and is engaged with both the rotatable lock plug and the lever in the retracted position of the lever. A torsion spring biases the lock plug back to a starting position after the lock plug is rotated from the starting position using the tool or the key.

Inventors:
MANLY, Jonathan, Edward (57 Stanford Avenue, Great Barr, Birmingham B42 1JU, 1JU, GB)
FORD, James, Joseph (1519 Brian Drive, West Chester, PA, 19380, US)
KELLY, David, Jonathan (Norcott, Upper Wick LaneRushwick, Worcester WR2 5SU, 5SU, GB)
TIEU, Loc, Ba (318 Biddle Drive, Exton, PA, 19341, US)
Application Number:
US2018/059357
Publication Date:
August 29, 2019
Filing Date:
November 06, 2018
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
SOUTHCO, INC. (210 N. Brinton Lake Road, P.O. Box 116Concordville, PA, 19331, US)
International Classes:
E05C3/04; E05B5/00; E05B9/00; E05B9/08; E05B13/00; E05B17/10
Foreign References:
US4413849A1983-11-08
FR2793276A12000-11-10
US4693503A1987-09-15
US5267762A1993-12-07
US5638709A1997-06-17
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
COHEN, Joshua, L. et al. (RatnerPrestia, 2200 Renaissance BoulevardSuite 35, King of Prussia PA, 19406, US)
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