The Vantage-Downunder(TM) latch with lustrous black finish is a powder coat over stainless steel, under-center draw latch that offers UV and corrosion resistance. The latch also provides strong, compact under-center latching and is adjustable, adjusting up to 24 mm, and includes a kickout feature to move the unlatched hook from the keeper. It is available in exposed or concealed mounting options and keepers.
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The Dutch are known for their love of bicycling, and they’ve also long been early adopters of green-energy and smart-city technologies. So it seems fitting that a town in which painter Vincent van Gogh once lived has given him a very Dutch-like tribute -- a bike path lit by a special smart paint in the style of the artist's “Starry Night” painting.
For decades, engineers have worked to combat erosion by developing high-strength alloys, composites, and surface coatings. However, in a new paper, a team at Jilin University in China turned to one of the most deadly animals in the world for inspiration -- the yellow fat-backed scorpion.
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