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1. (WO2018160706) COLLET LATCH

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/160706    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/020242
Publication Date: Sat Sep 08 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Mar 01 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: E05B 19/00
F16B 21/06
Applicants: CARRIER CORPORATION
Inventors: HILL, Matthew S.
Title: COLLET LATCH
Abstract:
A locking module for selectively coupling a first component and a second component of a lockable device includes a locking element including a plurality of locking fingers movable between an open position and a closed position. The plurality of locking fingers being biased to said open position. A biasing mechanism is coupled to said locking element and a compression force applied by said biasing mechanism to said plurality of locking fingers controls movement of said plurality of locking fingers between said open position and said closed position. An actuator associated with said biasing mechanism is operable to control said compression force to selectively lock said locking element