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  • Southco’s DZUS® Quarter-Turn Fastener1:12

    Southco’s DZUS® Quarter-Turn Fastener

    Learn how Southco’s DZUS® Quarter-Turn Fastener provides an effective and reliable means of securing a panel, with rapid fastening and set force that prevents over tightening. The proven cam and recep

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  • Engineered Access Solutions for Industrial Applications

    Engineered Access Solutions for Industrial Applications

    This brochure provides an overview of our engineered access solutions for various types of industrial equipment.

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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

    This brochure provides an overview of how our proven core latching mechanisms and innovative new technologies can 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?

    This article explains how 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

    This article explains how using standardized access hardware solutions allowd 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

    This article explains how 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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  • Elevating Data Center Security with Rack-Level Electronic Access Control

    Elevating Data Center Security with Rack-Level Electronic Access Control

    This article explains how adding physical security at the rack level enables data center managers to prevent security breaches and comply with industry regulations.

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  • Southco Sponsors Award Winning PSU Capstone Project

    Southco Sponsors Award Winning PSU Capstone Project

    A team of Penn State University engineering students designed a award-winning capstone project to improve the Southco product production process.

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  • Matthew Algie & Southco: The Perfect Blend of Security and Style

    Matthew Algie & Southco: The Perfect Blend of Security and Style

    Learn how Southco's Electronic Rotary Latch series helped Matthew Algie to enhance security and aesthetics of their premium coffee vending machine by reading this case study.

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  • Heavy Duty Actuator Combines Reliable Actuation With Modern Design

    Heavy Duty Actuator Combines Reliable Actuation With Modern Design

    Southco has recently expanded on its successful line of mechanical actuators with a new version that combines reliable actuation with modern design. Constructed of high-strength,...

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  • Southco CB Counterbalance Hinge Product Demo1:12

    Southco CB Counterbalance Hinge Product Demo

    Watch this video to see how the CB Counterbalance Hinge neutralizes the downward force of gravity and provides precise control when opening and closing heavy panels, enabling the panel to be lifted an

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  • Southco Modular H3-EM Swinghandle Wins 2019 SIA New Product Award At ISC West

    Southco Modular H3-EM Swinghandle Wins 2019 SIA New Product Award At ISC West

    The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named Southco’s Modular H3-EM Electronic Locking Swinghandle as the 2019 winner of the Network Support Solutions category.

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  • Counterbalance Hinge Allows Safe Positioning of Heavy Panels

    Counterbalance Hinge Allows Safe Positioning of Heavy Panels

    Southco has expanded its Positioning Technology portfolio with the addition of a new Counterbalance Hinge that neutralizes the weight of heavy panels and lids, providing reliable positioning...

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  • Enhancing Autonomous Vehicle Interior Design with Proven Access Solutions

    Enhancing Autonomous Vehicle Interior Design with Proven Access Solutions

    This white paper explains how automotive designers can create functional autonomous interior spaces that not only provide comfort, but also build trust and alleviate passenger fear.

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  • DSE 2019: Southco Talks About How Electronic Access Solution Latches Can Be Used in DS Installs1:33

    DSE 2019: Southco Talks About How Electronic Access Solution Latches Can Be Used in DS Installs

    DSE 2019: Southco Talks About How Electronic Access Solution Latches Can Be Used in DS Installs

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  • Arianna Lighting & Southco: Saving Installation Time When Upgrading to LED Lighting

    Arianna Lighting & Southco: Saving Installation Time When Upgrading to LED Lighting

    Learn how Southco's Draw Latch solutions helped Arianna Lighting to improve installation time and simplify operation by reading this case study.

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  • Southco Display Mounts Product Guide

    Southco Display Mounts Product Guide

    This brochure compares Southco’s different display mount products and includes information about common design factors, range of motion and mounting options.

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  • Benefits of Counterbalance Technology for Hospitality Interiors

    Benefits of Counterbalance Technology for Hospitality Interiors

    This article explains how counterbalance systems enhance the safety and ergonomics of hospitality interior applications, like heavy bar tops, by enabling them to be lifted easily.

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  • PMC & Southco: Engineering a User-Friendly Gambling Experience

    PMC & Southco: Engineering a User-Friendly Gambling Experience

    This case study explains how Southco’s patented Positioning Technology solutions helped technology company Pari Mutuel Computing (PMC) to improve the end user ergonomics of their betting terminals.

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  • How Matrix Comsec is Protecting Big Data With Southco Electronic Locking Solutions

    How Matrix Comsec is Protecting Big Data With Southco Electronic Locking Solutions

    This case study explains how building security business Matrix Comsec is helping businesses address the big data challenge with Southco Electronic Access Solutions.

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  • Engineering Interior Design for Passenger Confidence and Comfort

    Engineering Interior Design for Passenger Confidence and Comfort

    This article explains how autonomous vehicle designers can create functional interior spaces that not only provide comfort, but also build trust and alleviate passenger fear.

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  • Southco Expands India Manufacturing Facility

    Southco Expands India Manufacturing Facility

    Southco has announced its Pune, India facility expansion.

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  • Cost-Effective Enclosure Security with BLUETOOTH® Access Control

    Cost-Effective Enclosure Security with BLUETOOTH® Access Control

    This article explains how electronic access solutions with BLUETOOTH® technology can improve the physical security of networked systems and equipment, with simplified credential management.

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  • Time-Proven Draw Latch Refreshed With New Finish

    Time-Proven Draw Latch Refreshed With New Finish

    Southco has refreshed its successful R2 Panel Fastening Draw Latch series with an updated version that combines a reliable, industrial grade finish with strength and durability. Refreshed with...

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  • DZUS® Quick Access Fastening Solutions Brochure

    DZUS® Quick Access Fastening Solutions Brochure

    This brochure explains important design considerations for specifying a DZUS® Quick Access Fastener and offers a step-by-step guide to selecting a complete fastening system from Southco.

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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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