An RV emergency exit window latch must be large enough for maximum leverage in opening the emergency exit window in case of a fire or a vehicular accident. Children or persons with limited hand strength must be able to open the RV emergency exit window latch with one hand under all conditions. The RV emergency exit window latch must be made certain to be free from possible obstructions to permit the ease of opening the emergency exit rapidly.
The RV emergency exit window latch must be so located to be easily and readily available for use during an emergency egress situation. An emergency exit window with a larger than standard latch must be considered as a replacement for cracked or damaged emergency exit window assemblies. On any recreational vehicle, it is crucial that a damaged or worn-out emergency exit window latch needs to be replaced immediately before the vehicle is put back on the road. For safety considerations, an RV emergency exit window latch must be immediately replaced if it has cracks or is worn-out or loose on its mountings and RV emergency exit window latches are known to fall off or get stuck in their locked or open positions, so RV owners need to inspect all their RV emergency exit window latches regularly
An RV emergency exit window latch has large enough handles or levers to make pulling the latch release lever as effortless as possible under time-critical situations during an RV fire or accident. The RV emergency exit window latch has quick-release locks that are very easy to open by children and senior people. RV emergency exit window latches must be regularly inspected for proper function and operation before operating the recreational vehicle. All recreational vehicles are explicitly required by regulations to have RV emergency exit window latches that are certified by proper authorities that exceed the requirements of vehicle safety standards. Accidents or fires can be particularly rapid due to the enclosed confines within an RV and a fast quick-release RV emergency exit window latch can be lifesavers in an emergency.
The RV emergency exit window latch has weatherproof rubber seals to prevent rainwater or moisture from rusting the latch mechanisms and compromising its function and an RV emergency exit window latch is a quick-release type made from heavy-duty steel or high-impact plastic with tabs that are marked with high visibility colors such as bright red or orange for visibility during emergencies and some latches come with high visibility pull tabs for faster opening of the emergency exit windows. RV emergency exit latches come in a variety of types and the most commonly used is the sweep latch that as the name implies can be easily activated with an easy sweep of the hand and is maintenance-free. An RV emergency exit window latch usually comes with its mounting plate for easy replacement of worn-out emergency exit latches that can be commonly found on older and used recreational vehicles.
Most replacement RV emergency exit window latches are going to work with most emergency exit types and the mounting plates can easily be attached to any existing emergency exit window frame.