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  • New Mini Slide Latch Meets Limited Space Requirements

    New Mini Slide Latch Meets Limited Space Requirements

    Southco has expanded its line of A3 Slide Latches with a new version that is 35% shorter than Southco’s smallest A3 product series, providing reliable performance for applications where space is...

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  • Plastic Constant Torque Hinge Provides Customized Operation and Resists Corrosion

    Plastic Constant Torque Hinge Provides Customized Operation and Resists Corrosion

    Southco has expanded its successful line of E6 Constant Torque Hinges with a plastic version designed for use in corrosive environments. Southco’s line of Constant Torque Position Control Hinges...

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  • New Steel Rotary Latch Features Hand Actuation

    New Steel Rotary Latch Features Hand Actuation

    Southco has expanded its line of rotary latches with a new version that can be triggered by hand via an integrated plastic knob, eliminating the need for a separate cable and actuator. The hand...

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  • New Mini Cam Latch Designed for Limited Space Applications

    New Mini Cam Latch Designed for Limited Space Applications

    Southco has added to its broad range of cam latches with the introduction of the miniature E5 Cam Latch. Featuring a 30% reduction in intrusion compared to Southco’s standard E5 Cam Latch series,...

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  • New Inject/Eject Solution Offers Hot Swap Function Protection

    New Inject/Eject Solution Offers Hot Swap Function Protection

    Southco has expanded its line of industry-recognized electronics solutions with a new P7 Inject/Eject Handle Set designed for full size AMC (Advanced Mezzanine Cards) carriers with hot swap...

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  • New Compact Electronic Slide Bolt Designed For Small Spaces

    New Compact Electronic Slide Bolt Designed For Small Spaces

    Southco has expanded its line of electronic access control solutions with a compact electronic slide bolt that simplifies the upgrade from mechanical to electromechanical latching. The lightweight...

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  • Stainless Steel Rotary Latches Provide High Corrosion Resistance

    Stainless Steel Rotary Latches Provide High Corrosion Resistance

    Southco has expanded its line of rotary latches with a stainless steel version of the R4-20 Rotary Latch, which is designed with high corrosion-resistance for demanding Marine and Off-Highway...

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  • Sealed Electronic Actuator Simplifies Upgrade from Mechanical Latching

    Sealed Electronic Actuator Simplifies Upgrade from Mechanical Latching

    Southco has recently added to its line of electronic actuators with a sealed version that simplifies the upgrade from mechanical to electronic actuation. Capable of accommodating higher mechanical...

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  • New Cam Latch Offers Adjustable Grip For Custom Fit

    New Cam Latch Offers Adjustable Grip For Custom Fit

    Southco has expanded its successful E5 Cam Latch series with a new version that provides flexible grip adjustment, allowing a single latching solution to be used for multiple applications. Capable...

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  • New Compact Actuator Enables Electronic Actuation of Mechanical Latches

    New Compact Actuator Enables Electronic Actuation of Mechanical Latches

    Southco has expanded its line of electronic access solutions with a compact electronic actuator that simplifies the upgrade from mechanical to electronic access. The AC-EM 05 Electronic Actuator...

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  • Heavy-Duty Actuators Enable Actuation of Multiple Rotary Latches

    Heavy-Duty Actuators Enable Actuation of Multiple Rotary Latches

    Southco has further expanded its successful line of rotary latching solutions with the launch of two new heavy-duty, paddle-style actuators that provide multiple points of actuation, allowing two...

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  • Heavy-Duty Two-Stage Latch Now Available in Stainless Steel

    Heavy-Duty Two-Stage Latch Now Available in Stainless Steel

    Southco’s has expanded its successful line of rotary latching solutions with the addition of a stainless steel version of its popular R4-30 series. Constructed of high-strength,...

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  • RFID Access Controller Simplifies Electronic Access Control Set Up

    RFID Access Controller Simplifies Electronic Access Control Set Up

    Southco has expanded its line of electronic access solutions with an access controller that simplifies the integration of keyless access into equipment level applications. Southco’s EA-P3 High...

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  • New Padlockable Cam Latch Features Redesigned Wing Knob

    New Padlockable Cam Latch Features Redesigned Wing Knob

    Southco has redesigned the wing knob version of its successful E5 Cam Latch series with a stylish, streamlined design that promotes improved ergonomics and enhanced security. The new E5 Wing Knob...

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  • Bluetooth Controller Allows Smartphones To Be Used As Keys

    Bluetooth Controller Allows Smartphones To Be Used As Keys

    Southco has recently expanded its line of Electronic Access Solutions with an access controller that allows Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as smartphones and tablets, to be used as a key....

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  • New Low Profile Captive Screw Designed For Tight Spaces

    New Low Profile Captive Screw Designed For Tight Spaces

    Southco has recently expanded its Captive Screw offering with a low profile version designed for applications where installation space is extremely limited. The 52 Miniature Captive Screw Low...

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  • New Height Adjustable, Vertically Articulating Arms

    New Height Adjustable, Vertically Articulating Arms

    Southco has expanded its AV Display Mount offering with two new versions that allow the height of a monitor or display to be precisely adjusted according to end user preferences. The expanded...

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  • Rotary Latch Features Integrated Cable Mounting Bracket

    Rotary Latch Features Integrated Cable Mounting Bracket

    Southco has recently expanded its successful line of rotary latching solutions with the launch of the R4-10 Rotary Latch with Integrated Bracket. The newest addition to the R4-10 Rotary Latch...

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  • New Cable Splitter Provides Timed Release Of Rotary Latches

    New Cable Splitter Provides Timed Release Of Rotary Latches

    Southco’s newest addition to its successful line of Rotary Latch solutions allows multiple connected rotary latches to be triggered from a single actuation point. The AC Cable Splitter features...

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  • Rotary Latch Features Direct, Cable-free Actuation

    Rotary Latch Features Direct, Cable-free Actuation

    Southco’s newest rotary latch can be triggered directly via push button or lever-style actuator, without the need for connected cable or rod. A rubber covered trigger alleviates potential noise...

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