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  • New Rotary Solution Combines Latch and Actuator With Modern Aesthetics

    New Rotary Solution Combines Latch and Actuator With Modern Aesthetics

    Southco recently expanded its successful line of rotary latching solutions with the launch of the R4-82 Rotary Latch with Paddle Actuator. The newest addition to the R4 Rotary Latch series...

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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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  • 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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  • New Lever Latch Features Visual Access Indicator

    New Lever Latch Features Visual Access Indicator

    Southco has added a new version to its successful C2 Lever Latch product line that provides the same consistent compression and vibration resistance as the standard C2 series, but features a color...

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  • Spring-Loaded Plunger Offers Thread-in Installation for Thin Panels

    Spring-Loaded Plunger Offers Thread-in Installation for Thin Panels

    Southco has expanded its line of spring-loaded plungers with a new thread-in version that allows for quick installation and removal of thin panels in tight spaces.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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