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  • Engineered Access Solutions for Industrial Applications

    Engineered Access Solutions for Industrial Applications

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  • Southco Apprentice Wins Best of British Engineering Award From Semta

    Southco Apprentice Wins Best of British Engineering Award From Semta

    Southco apprentice Philippa Dressler-Pearson was recently awarded the UK Apprentice of the Year and Best of British Engineering at the Semta Skills Awards ceremony in London, UK. Semta (The...

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  • LIFT-A-SYST® Counterbalance Systems

    LIFT-A-SYST® Counterbalance Systems

    Learn how Southco's CB LIFT-A-SYST® series makes equipment operation safe and reliable by neutralizing the weight of heavy countertops and doors.

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  • Why You Need Rack Level Security In the Colocation Data Center [Infographic]

    Why You Need Rack Level Security In the Colocation Data Center [Infographic]

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  • Distinctive Touch Points for the Automotive Industry

    Distinctive Touch Points for the Automotive Industry

    Southco’s proven core latching mechanisms and innovative new technologies can help improve the passenger experience and differentiate your vehicle design.

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  • Countering the Threat of Physical Security Breaches in Colocation Centers

    Countering the Threat of Physical Security Breaches in Colocation Centers

    In today’s world, data is fast becoming the new global currency and as data volumes continue to grow at an exponential rate, the issue of data security continues to cause concern within the...

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  • New Micro Rotary Latch Designed for Small Spaces

    New Micro Rotary Latch Designed for Small Spaces

    Southco has recently expanded its successful line of rotary latching solutions with the launch of the R4-05 Micro Rotary Latch. The newest addition to the R4 Rotary Latch series provides concealed...

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  • What's So Cool About Manufacturing?

    What's So Cool About Manufacturing?

    Springton Lake Middle School's Video Club students profiled Southco in the Delaware/Chester County What's So Cool About Manufacturing Contest for 2017.

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  • Rack Level Security for Data Center Cabinets

    Rack Level Security for Data Center Cabinets

    When selecting an electronic access solution for rack level access, the requirements and capabilities of the data center’s existing security system must be evaluated to ensure seamless integration.

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  • Are You Sitting Comfortably?

    Are You Sitting Comfortably?

    Constant torque hinging solutions enable rail operators to improve seating and promote a highly ergonomic passenger comfort zone.

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  • Solving Aircraft Interior Design Challenges with Standardized Mechanisms

    Solving Aircraft Interior Design Challenges with Standardized Mechanisms

    Using standardized access hardware solutions allow weight to be conserved across aircraft interior applications while ensuring reliable operation of passenger touch points.

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  • Electronic Access Solutions Design Guide

    Electronic Access Solutions Design Guide

    Southco's access control devices, intelligent electronic locks and remote monitoring work together to provide a complete solution for electronic access at the equipment level.

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  • Using Complete Rotary Systems in Off-Highway Equipment Design

    Using Complete Rotary Systems in Off-Highway Equipment Design

    Rotary latch systems provide an effective and reliable means of remotely opening interior and exterior doors, compartments, hoods and engine covers.

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  • Padlockable Compression Latch Offers Enhanced Security

    Padlockable Compression Latch Offers Enhanced Security

    Southco has expanded its successful E3 VISE ACTION® Compression Latch series with an ergonomic T-handle version that features an integrated padlockable design. The padlockable E3 VISE ACTION®...

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  • Springton Lake Students Win Outstanding Videography Award for Southco Video

    Springton Lake Students Win Outstanding Videography Award for Southco Video

    A team of students from Springton Lake Middle School won an award for their film about Southco, Inc.

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  • New Counterbalance System Neutralizes Weight of Heavy Doors and Covers

    New Counterbalance System Neutralizes Weight of Heavy Doors and Covers

    Southco has recently expanded its Positioning Technology portfolio with the addition a system designed to neutralize the weight of heavy doors and covers. The CB Lift-A-SYST® series combines...

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  • Shutter Cam Latch Prevents Accidental Opening and Keeps Dust Out

    Shutter Cam Latch Prevents Accidental Opening and Keeps Dust Out

    Southco has expanded its successful E5 Cam Latch series with a new latch designed to prevent accidental opening. The drop bushing feature of the E5 Shutter Cam Latch adds additional security by...

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  • Engineering Technology Overview 2014 - Drexel University6:40

    Engineering Technology Overview 2014 - Drexel University

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  • Electronic Access Solutions – Design Considerations for Your Data Center

    Electronic Access Solutions – Design Considerations for Your Data Center

    If the data center grounds, lobby and individual server rooms are securely locked, the same level of security should be extended down to the rack level.

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  • Getting Started with Electronic Access Control2:18

    Getting Started with Electronic Access Control

    Learn how Southco’s electronic locks provide enhanced physical security and access control where it matters the most – at the equipment level.

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  • New Compact Compression Latch for Limited Spaces

    New Compact Compression Latch for Limited Spaces

    Southco has expanded its successful E3 VISE ACTION® Compression Latch series with a compact version designed for limited space applications. The compact E3 Compression Latch combines high strength...

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  •  Bluetooth Solutions for Wireless Credential Management and Audit Trail

    Bluetooth Solutions for Wireless Credential Management and Audit Trail

    There are two options for providing access to equipment with Bluetooth lock controllers: by using a smartphone directly, or with existing RFID access credentials.

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  • New Quarter-Turn Fastener Prevents Over Tightening

    New Quarter-Turn Fastener Prevents Over Tightening

    Southco has expanded its DZUS® Quarter-Turn product line with the launch of a captive-style fastener that prevents over tightening. The DZUS® D9 Tech Line Quarter-Turn Fastener combines Southco’s...

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  • Why the Quarter-Turn Fastener Turns Heads In Automotive Design

    Why the Quarter-Turn Fastener Turns Heads In Automotive Design

    Quarter-turn fasteners can lower installation costs, while facilitating quick repeatable access to critical vehicle components during service.

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  • Key Decision Points in Hinge Hardware for Design Engineers

    Key Decision Points in Hinge Hardware for Design Engineers

    With positioning hinge technology, designers can define and adjust the operating effort required to move or position virtually any mounted component that is opened, closed and moved.

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  • Wing Knob-Style Captive Screw Provides Tool-Free Access

    Wing Knob-Style Captive Screw Provides Tool-Free Access

    Southco has recently expanded its captive hardware line with the addition of a captive screw that offers tool-free access. The new 4C Wing Knob Captive Screw enables quick-access fastening by hand...

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  • Transitioning From Mechanical to Electronic Locking Devices

    Transitioning From Mechanical to Electronic Locking Devices

    Engineers can simplify the transition from mechanical lock and key configurations to electronic access technology by integrating the appropriate Electronic Access Solution (EAS) into the application.

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  • R4 Rotary Latch System Guide

    R4 Rotary Latch System Guide

    Southco's Rotary Latch System Guide aids in the selection of a complete remote latching solution, designed with three distinct components: Rotary Latch, Actuator and Cable.

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  • Securing Medical Equipment In the 21st Century

    Securing Medical Equipment In the 21st Century

    Electronic locking solutions can be used to secure medical storage equipment such as charting stations, dispensing carts and cabinets.

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  • Microprocessor Controlled Electronic Lock Delivers Advanced Intelligence

    Microprocessor Controlled Electronic Lock Delivers Advanced Intelligence

    Southco’s new R4-EM 9 Series Electronic Rotary Latch delivers next generation electronic locking through microprocessor controlled actuation, providing highly intelligent, reliable electronic...

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  • Self-Contained System Named Top Money Saving Product of 2016

    Self-Contained System Named Top Money Saving Product of 2016

    Southco is pleased to announce that our SC Self-Contained Electronic Locking System was selected by Buildings Magazine as a Top Money Saving Product of 2016. Buildings Magazine, which reaches over...

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