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Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. Receives Patent for Front Drawer Release

Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. Receives Patent for Front Drawer Release

Austin Hardware & Supply, Inc. has received Patent No. US 10,004,331 B2 from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the company’s Front Drawer Release (FDR). The Front Drawer Release was invented by engineers Mark Jeffries and Rusty Smith in 2009, and a patent request was filed in 2011. The FDR was designed to satisfy a marketplace need for a means to latch closed heavy duty...

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AAMA released an updated document using ASTM test methods.

American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) released updated document methods to qualify windows, doors and skylights as impact resistant.  AAMA 506-16, Voluntary Specifications last updated in 2011, provides details regarding the rating of windows, doors and skylights for impact and pressure cycle testing. Released version has been updated to reference the most current ASTM...

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Remote Inside Release facilitates door opening/closing.

Remote Inside Release facilitates door opening/closing.

Designed for off-highway vehicle applications, including agricultural and construction equipment, 020-0900 Remote Inside Release provides ergonomic operation. Product is painted black and comes in 25 mm steel tubing diameters. It is also available as Inside Release sub-assembly for installation into proprietary door tube. System kits are available, comprised of handles, latches, and accessories,...

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