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Spring Pin Latch

Spring latches are often used and provide reliability in numerous applications, such as trucks, utility vehicles, and trailers. They are also great for ramps, tailgates, as well as sturdy panels, and doors. 

This kind of latches is made up of a brace along with a notched plate on an adjoining surface that is joined to the bracket by a pin. You can also find spring bolt latch in nearly every household and office.

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Zinc plated spring loaded latch

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Trailer spring latch

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Steel spring bolt latch

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Spring pin latch

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Spring loaded latch

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Spring loaded latch bolt

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Spring latch

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Galvanized spring bolt latch

Spring Pin Latch

Latches are types of equipment produced to connect two different metal components to avoid unnecessary movements or opening gaps. They are purposely designed to be locked and unlocked with constancy and simplicity, as well as to give security and satisfactorily powerful closure during setup. 


Spring bolt latch and Spring-loaded latch bolt are the two principal types of spring latch. The spring bolt latch is the simpler type, which includes a bracket, an adjacent notched plate, a spring, and a pin. A spring-loaded latch bolt is the type of latch that is more usual in office doors and homes. 


The materials for making a spring pin latch are necessary to have the ideal strength and durability. You can choose from Steel, Stainless Steel, or Aluminum depending on the kind of application you’ll do.

Manufacturing a spring latch can be very intricate to achieve the desired length, width, and pin diameter. It is possible to be fabricated in 2”~3” in length, 0.656”~½” in width, and ⅜”~¾”  with regards to pin diameter. All of the said specifications may vary according to the kind of application, environment, requirements, and requests.

Plain, Zinc Plating, Passivating, and Electropolishing are the surface treatments that are perfect for every spring pin latch for strength boost and protection. 

Spring Pin Latch Specifications

Length Width Height Material Weight
0.2 in 0.2 in 0.2 in Solid steel ‎8 ounces
‎3.19 in 1.5 in 0.87 in ‎Stainless steel ‎4.2 ounces
4 in 3 in 0.8 in Iron 8.8 ounces
‎5.43 in 3.58 in 1.57 in Solid steel 11.3 ounces
‎5.43 in 5.35 in 1.5 in Stainless Steel ‎9.9 ounces
5.51 in 3.94 in 1.46 in ‎Stainless Steel ‎10.9 ounces
5.87 in 5.43 in 1.46 in Stainless Steel ‎10 ounces
‎5.91 in 5.28 in 1.22 in stainless steel 18.4 ounces
6 in 4.5 in 1.5 in Zinc 14.4 ounces
6.1 in 4.17 in 1.5 in solid steel ‎9.6 ounces
6.34 in 3.19 in 2.09 in ‎Zinc Steel 10.1 ounces
‎ 6.69 in 4.02 in 1.18 in Alloy Steel 9.59 ounces
‎6.81 in 4.33 in 1.02 in ‎Stainless steel 9.9 ounces
‎6.93 in 4.53 in 1.38 in Stainless Steel ‎11.7 ounces
7.05 in 4.53 in 1.46 in Stainless Steel ‎14.8 ounces
‎7.09 in 4.61 in 1.5 in Stainless Steel 10.5 ounces
‎7.28 in 4.02 in 1.61 in stainless steel ‎1.7 pounds
‎7.8 in 5.83 in 2.13 in ‎Stainless steel 2.91 pounds
‎7.83 in 4.33 in 1.46 in ‎Stainless steel 1.5 pounds
‎8.94 in 3.98 in 1.93 in Stainless Steel ‎1.63 pounds
9.1 in 6.1 in 2.9 in carbon steel ‎4.99 pounds
‎9.53 in 6.93 in 2.44 in ‎Stainless steel ‎2.51 pounds
10.28 in 7.6 in 3.27 in Carbon Steel ‎8.21 pounds

Why choose HDC?

HDC has been dealing with every client’s requests and demands for many years. We are here to prove to you that you don’t have to pay tons of cash just to get a long-lasting durable spring latch. Our company and team are equipped to serve you with excellent experience and professionalism. 

Your dream style, length, design, and other conditions that matter to you are important to us. 

Whether you need it for your projects or planning to put a business with it, HDC is ready to supply you with superb components. Customizing it with us is a great honor as we appreciate your trust and reliance on HDC. 

Come and join us to create a one-of-a-kind spring pin latch! Have it a go with HDC and receive a quote within 24 hours.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) – Spring Pin Latch

Welcome to the HDC Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section dedicated to Spring Pin Latches. This FAQ is designed to provide you with comprehensive insights into spring pin latches, their functionalities, applications, materials, and much more. Explore the answers to your most common queries, and discover the advantages and versatility of spring pin latches for your projects.

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What is a spring pin latch?

A spring pin latch is a type of fastening device commonly used in various applications to secure doors, gates, hatches, and other access points. It consists of a spring-loaded pin that can be manually pulled or pushed to engage or disengage the latch mechanism.

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How does a spring pin latch work?

The spring pin latch typically has a cylindrical pin that is mounted on one part of a structure and a receiver or catch on the other part. When the pin is inserted into the receiver, the spring-loaded mechanism compresses, holding the pin securely in place. To release the latch, you apply force to the pin, compressing the spring and allowing the pin to disengage from the receiver.

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Where are spring pin latches commonly used?

Spring pin latches are used in a wide range of applications, including securing doors, gates, toolboxes, cabinets, trailer ramps, and access panels. They are also used in industrial and agricultural machinery for safety and security.

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What materials are used for spring pin latches?

Spring pin latches are commonly constructed from durable materials such as:

  • Steel: Provides strength and durability for heavy-duty applications.
  • Stainless Steel: Offers corrosion resistance, ideal for outdoor or marine use.
  • Aluminum: Lightweight and corrosion-resistant for specific applications.

What are the advantages of using spring pin latches?

Using a spring pin latch offers several benefits, including:

  • Reliability:Spring pin latches are known for their reliability and durability.
  • Ease of use:They are easy to operate with one hand, making them user-friendly.
  • Security:They provide a secure way to lock doors and access points.
  • Versatility:Spring pin latches come in various sizes and designs to suit different applications.

Are there different types of spring pin latches?

Yes, there are various types of spring pin latches, including straight spring pins, bent spring pins, and spring-loaded barrel bolts. The choice of latch type depends on the specific application and mounting requirements.

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Can spring pin latches be locked?

Yes, some spring pin latches come with locking features, allowing them to be secured in the locked position. This provides an extra level of security to prevent unauthorized access or accidental disengagement.

Are spring pin latches suitable for outdoor use?

Spring pin latches made from materials like stainless steel or aluminum are well-suited for outdoor applications. These materials offer excellent corrosion resistance, ensuring the latch remains functional even in challenging environmental conditions.

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How do I choose the right spring pin latch?

Choosing the right spring pin latch involves considering factors such as:

  • Material: Select a material suitable for the application and environmental conditions.
  • Size and Dimensions: Ensure the latch fits the specific requirements of your project.
  • Load Capacity: Verify that the latch can handle the expected load or stress.
  • Locking Mechanism: Decide if a locking feature is necessary for your application.
  • Installation Method: Consider how the latch will be mounted or installed.

How do I maintain spring pin latches?

Regular maintenance may involve lubrication of the spring mechanism and inspection for signs of wear or corrosion. Keeping the latch clean and well-maintained ensures optimal performance over time.

Can spring pin latches be customized for specific projects?

Yes, HDC offers customization services for spring pin latches. You can tailor the latch to meet your specific project needs by selecting the appropriate size, material, finish, and other features. If you have custom requirements, click the “GET A QUOTE” button to contact us, and our professional team will work with you to create a customized solution.


We hope that this FAQ has been a valuable resource in addressing your questions regarding spring pin latches. At HDC, we are committed to providing high-quality solutions that align with your specific project needs. If you require further information, have specific inquiries, or need customization services, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Our professional team is ready to assist you in finding the perfect spring pin latch solution for your application.

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