US 9,810,007 B2
Method for producing motor vehicle door locks with a rolling surface as a locking part contour
Thorsten Bendel, Oberhausen (DE); Werner Pohle, Dortmund (DE); and Thomas Waldmann, Mulheim Ruhr (DE)
Assigned to Kiekert Aktiengesellschaft, Heiligenhaus (DE)
Appl. No. 14/650,607
Filed by Kiekert Aktiengesellschaft, Heiligenhaus (DE)
PCT Filed Dec. 11, 2013, PCT No. PCT/DE2013/000772
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Jun. 9, 2015,
PCT Pub. No. WO2014/090217, PCT Pub. Date Jun. 19, 2014.
Claims priority of application No. 10 2012 024 302 (DE), filed on Dec. 12, 2012.
Prior Publication US 2015/0308164 A1, Oct. 29, 2015
Int. Cl. E05C 3/06 (2006.01); E05B 85/22 (2014.01); B21D 53/38 (2006.01); E05B 77/36 (2014.01); E05B 85/26 (2014.01); B21D 5/00 (2006.01); B21D 22/02 (2006.01); E05B 79/10 (2014.01); E05C 3/04 (2006.01); E05C 3/16 (2006.01); E05B 77/40 (2014.01)
CPC E05B 85/22 (2013.01) [B21D 5/00 (2013.01); B21D 22/02 (2013.01); B21D 53/38 (2013.01); E05B 77/36 (2013.01); E05B 79/10 (2013.01); E05B 85/26 (2013.01); E05B 77/40 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A motor vehicle latch made by the process comprising:
providing a stamped catch having a first free end, a first stamped side on the first free end, the first stamped side having stamping contours, and a first side surface adjacent to and perpendicular to the first stamped side, wherein the stamped catch is a first locking component and wherein the stamped catch defines a first ratchet surface on the first free end;
providing a stamped pawl which locks the stamped catch in the closed state, the stamped pawl having a second free end, a second stamped side on the second free end, the second stamped side having stamping contours and a second side surface adjacent to and perpendicular to the second stamped side, wherein the stamped pawl is a second locking component and wherein the stamped pawl defines a second ratchet surface on the second free end; and
bending one of the first or second locking components at its respective first or second free end thereby positioning the first or second side surface as the first or second ratchet surface that abuts the first or second ratchet surface of the other locking component.