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.

Camper Trailers

Example application of Snap-Flat latch, fitted on a Southern Cross camping trailer, where the fail safe feature resolves a problem caused by traditional over centre latchesExample application of Snap-Flat latch, fitted on a Lazy Lizard camping trailer, where the fail safe feature resolves a problem caused by traditional over centre latches

Photo showing Snap-Flat latch installed on Camprite camping trailer

Snap-Flat latches installed on Camprite camping trailer

Photo showing Snap-Flat lacthes fitted to PMX Camper Trailer


Pop Top Caravans

Conventional over-centre latches used on pop top caravans cause several known problems some with potential catastrophic outcomes.

 

Benefits of Snap-Flat latch installed on Pop Top Caravans


Rota Molding

Photo showing a Snap-Flat over centre latch being used in a rota-moulding application

Video Rota Moulding Example


Ute Trays

Snap-FLat latch used to secure a ute tray

For a full description and example photos of the problems with conventional heavy-duty over center latches on trailers and trays.