3-15. Door Latch Assembly (cont).
Use of shield compound is only required on RFI/EMI shielded shelters.
Apply shield compound to surface of door around handle mounting hole where surface will mate with
escutcheon plate (12).
Position escutcheon plate (12) on outside of door over handle mounting hole and install two wood
Position tab of padlock and key (14) over remaining mounting hole in escutcheon plate(12) and install
screw (15) and lockwasher (16).
Apply shield compound to underside of flange of handle shaft bearing sleeve (17). Insert handle shaft
bearing sleeve through door. Thread bearing sleeve nut (18) onto handle shaft bearing sleeve inside
door and tighten until flange of handle shaft bearing sleeve tightens against escutcheon plate (12).
Insert handle assembly ((1 ) through (4)) into handle shaft bearing sleeve (17).
Position latch arm assembly (19) on handle assembly shaft (2) so that pin holes line up. Install grooved
Position handle (21) on end of handle assembly shaft (2) so that pin holes line up. Install spring
Use same number of shim washers (25) with both carnage bolts (23).
Install two carriage bolts (23) in door. Install spacer (24) and shim washers (25) on each carriage bolt.
Install spacer (26) on top carriage bolt (23). Install detent (27) on bottom carriage bolt.
Insert one spacer (28) in each latch arm assembly (29). Position one latch arm assembly on each
carriage bolt so that roller is pointing outboard. Secure each latch arm assembly with one flat washer
(30) and one self-locking nut (31).
Measure distance between surface of each latch arm assembly (19 and 29) and plane of door surface.
All three rollers should be aligned within .031 in (.079 cm). Add or subtract shims (25), as required, to
achieve correct alignment.
Position one end of each latch rod assembly (32) against top and bottom latch arm assemblies (29) so
that pin holes line up. Insert pins (33), install flat washers (34) and secure with spring pins (35).
Position remaining ends of each latch rod assembly (32) against middle latch arm assembly (19). Insert
pin (36), install flat washer (37) and secure with spring pin (38).