Machine Design

Push-to-close latch

The Parrot latch, so named for its distinctive profile, can be partially or completely concealed and is suitable for interior and exterior applications.

Designed and built by Southco, Concordville, Pa. (, the latches install easily with only five screws and can be used on right-angled cabinets. The keeper or striker is adjustable to compensate for variations in the door, panel, or frame. The latches are constructed of high-density plastic and stainless steel, giving it less weight and corrosion resistance, and are available in four finishes.

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