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  • New Quarter-Turn Fastener Features Reduced Design Footprint

    New Quarter-Turn Fastener Features Reduced Design Footprint

    Southco’s DZUS® D9-52 Tech Line Quarter-Turn Fastener features a reduced head diameter, allowing it to be installed in tight spaces and easily accessed via hand or tool actuation.

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  • Extended Housing Torque Hinge Offers Weight Savings

    Extended Housing Torque Hinge Offers Weight Savings

    Southco’s E6-10E Constant Torque Hinge with Extended Housing enables the resistance of two hinges to be packaged into one hinge, saving weight without compromising functionality.

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  • One-Way Torque Hinge Offers Alternative to Gas Struts

    One-Way Torque Hinge Offers Alternative to Gas Struts

    Southco has expanded its successful line of constant torque position control hinges with a new version that enables secure position control with minimal user effort. The E6 One-Way Constant Torque...

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  • New Compression Latch Meets Hygienic Standards for Food and Medical Industries

    New Compression Latch Meets Hygienic Standards for Food and Medical Industries

    Southco has expanded its successful line of E3 VISE ACTION® Compression Latches with a new version designed to resist intensive and forceful chemical cleaning procedures. Southco’s High Pressure...

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  • New Heavy-Duty Draw Latch Accommodates Heavier Doors and Panels

    New Heavy-Duty Draw Latch Accommodates Heavier Doors and Panels

    Southco has expanded its successful line of draw latches with the addition of a heavy-duty 37 Lever Assist Latch. Designed to accommodate misalignment of heavier doors and panels, the newest 37...

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  • New Lever-Actuated Plunger Enables Fast Removal of Electronic Components

    New Lever-Actuated Plunger Enables Fast Removal of Electronic Components

    Southco has extended its successful line of captive hardware with a new version that features lever-actuated operation for faster and easier latching and unlatching of electronic components.

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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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