Definitions of Terms under Alphabet E

A stamped decorative plate. Used to trim the shaft of a door knob, deadbolt latch or the opening where the shaft or latch adjoins the face of a door.

End Seal Pad

A closed-cell foam piece, about 1/16-inch thick, in the shape of a sill profile, fastened between the sill and the jamb to seal the joint.

Electric Strike

A mechanism, which allows a switch to open the latch of a door.