Applications for the Snap-Flat self closing over-centre latch include camper trailers, caravans, trucks, motor homes, utilities and tray backs. They are also used in industrial applications for vehicle body manufacturing, containers, moulding tools, marine vessels, and mobile equipment.
Below are shown several different applications of the Snap-Flat latch that due to its Fail-Safe (doesn’t accidently de-couple) and its self-closing features, solves problems caused by traditional over centre latches.
Pop Top Caravans
Conventional over-centre latches used on pop top caravans cause several known problems some with potential catastrophic outcomes.
Video Rota Moulding Example
For a full description and example photos of the problems with conventional heavy-duty over center latches on trailers and trays.