Snap-Flat Caravan Latch SFM8-304-C

(16 customer reviews)

$34.95 excl GST

Large Over Centre Latch / Fastener with Caravan Bar – 304 Stainless Steel, Lockable & Adjustment range from front of latch to tip of blade, is 75 – 100 mm.

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Description

The Snap-Flat Caravan Latch design delivers 2 important safety benefits compared to conventional over centre latches / fasteners.

Firstly the Snap-Flat latch’s spring tension prevents the latch from disengaging from the hook, even if the latch has not been NOT secured into the over-centre position. This prevents a potentially deadly accident if the pop-top’s roof lifts-up and blows away during towing.

Secondly when the latch is un-coupled from the hook, the latch and handle ‘Snap’ back to the Flat Position. This prevents damage to the latch and personal injuries.

The Snap-Flat latch also helps prevent the Pop-Top lifting cable mechanism being damaged when winding up the Pop-Top. This can occur when all 4 over centre latches haven’t been correctly disconnected. The Snap-Flat visibly and audibly will “Snap” back reducing the chances of the latches having not been correctly disconnected.

The Snap-Flat Caravan latch features a Caravan Bar designed to engage with Caravan style hooks or catches and is made from 304 Stainless Steel. It is lockable, has a certified breaking strain in excess of 1 Tonne. The adjustment range from the front of the latch to the top of the blade is 75 – 100mm (total latch length, including handle is 178 – 203mm)

Note when retro fitting:  If replacing an existing pop top or hybrid caravan latch the Snap-Flat latch comes with a different hole pattern to conventional caravan latches (3 hole versus 4 hole pattern). After removing your current latches, fill the 4 holes with silastic to waterproof your van. Position the Snap-Flat latch to cover the existing 4 holes and drill 3 new holes and attach with 12G x 18mm Counter Sunk SS Screws.

Additional information

Weight 240 g
Dimensions 140 × 46 × 32 mm
Features

Stainless Steel 304, Lockable, Adjustable 165 – 190 mm, With Caravan Bar

Brand

Snap-Flat

16 reviews for Snap-Flat Caravan Latch SFM8-304-C

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  1. Paul Young (verified owner)

  2. Pat C. (verified owner)

    Solid engineering

  3. Wesley Towner (verified owner)

  4. Simone DAY (verified owner)

    Perfect for my needs. Well made and looks impressive

  5. David Van Padua (verified owner)

    All I can say is the Snap-Flat Caravan Latch SFM8-304-C should be installed by Caravan manufacturers these latches are great value and exceptionally well made.
    Has really finished off the Caravan look a million dollars.

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