A Model 459 Door Latch is a type of door latch that is commonly used on fire trucks. It is a spring-loaded latch that is activated by a striker plate. When the striker plate is pressed, the latch engages and prevents the door from opening. The latch can be released by turning a knob or lever.
They are designed to be strong and durable, and they can withstand the rigors of fire fighting. They are also easy to use, even in difficult conditions.
They are used on a variety of compartments on fire trucks, including the hose bed, the pump panel, and the equipment compartments. They are also used on some fire engine cab doors.