Steel Door Latch Mounting Plate
A leading latch manufacturer approached SPIROL with a design / production concern regarding a new assembly.
The manufacturer designed a compartment door latch housing to mate with a mounting plate which would hold the latch securely in the door. The current design relied on four self-tapping screws to fasten the steel mounting plate to the zinc die-cast latch body. The customer recognized that the self tapping screws were not the optimal choice for manufacturing efficiency during mass production. The customer indicated that once joined, the housing and the mounting plate did not need to be disassembled for servicing.