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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.

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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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  • 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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  • Securing New 5G Physical Assets With Electronic Access Control

    Securing New 5G Physical Assets With Electronic Access Control

    This article explains how electronic access solutions can be used to secure 5G enclosures and small cell wireless facilities (SWFs) to protect access to valuable and sensitive equipment.

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  • DAL & Southco: Enhancing the Safety and Performance of Transport Lighting

    DAL & Southco: Enhancing the Safety and Performance of Transport Lighting

    Learn how Southco's helped Design Architectural Lighting (DAL) to enhance the usability, safety and performance of the transport lighting on the London Underground's new Crossrail project.

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  • LIFT-A-SYST® Counterbalance Systems Brochure

    LIFT-A-SYST® Counterbalance Systems Brochure

    This brochure explains how Southco’s LIFT-A-SYST® Counterbalance Systems control the exact weight of heavy flip-up counters and covers, allowing them to be lifted and positioned with ease.

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  • New Actuator Features Convenient Electronic Lock/Unlock Function

    New Actuator Features Convenient Electronic Lock/Unlock Function

    Southco has expanded its successful line of actuators with a keyless electronic version designed for rugged applications. Southco’s AC-10-EM Actuator with Electronic Lock/Unlock functionality...

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  • Southco Named Cornerstone Employer

    Southco Named Cornerstone Employer

    Southco Worcester, UK campus has been recognized as a Cornerstone Employer within the Worcestershire area.

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  • New Slide Bolt Offers Door Sensing and Latch Status Monitoring

    New Slide Bolt Offers Door Sensing and Latch Status Monitoring

    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 new EM-05 4...

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  • How to Improve Commercial HVAC Efficiency and Performance

    How to Improve Commercial HVAC Efficiency and Performance

    This article explains how suppliers can improve commercial HVAC equipment efficiency with compression latching and hinge technology.

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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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