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August 2006 edition

Hartwell latches on to new design

Hartwell Corporation, based in Placentia, California, says it has developed a latch design for Bombardier’s Learjet 45 main entry door mechanism that completely eliminates contact-turn wear. The latch automatically liftis the external handle off the surface of the door when operated from the inside of the aircraft.  Hartwell recently delivered first units to Bombardier for new production application aboard the Learjet 45. It is now marketing the design to other business jets.....

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Hartwell Corp. Fasteners, Latch Fasteners, Hinges, Latches, Aircraft Doors

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