Cam & Compression Latches

Southco cam latches offer the most flexible and versatile latching solutions. Their 90 degree cam rotation provides quick and easy actuation that can be adapted to multi-point latching if desired. Southco compression latches reduce or eliminate noise and rattle, or compress gaskets for environmental or EMI/RFI sealing. A wide variety of compression latch styles include many security, finish, and material options.

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 Sealed E3 VISE ACTION® Compression Latch is sealed to withstand high-pressure, high-temperature wash-down procedures to meet hygiene requirements.

Southco’s High Pressure Sealed E3 VISE ACTION® Compression Latch is sealed to IP69K requirements to prevent liquid ingress and is DIN EN1672-2 compliant, making it an ideal solution for applications where hygiene and cleanliness is essential. With its robust stainless steel construction, the High Pressure Sealed E3 resists harsh environment and chemicals typically used in food processing machinery and medical equipment applications.

The High Pressure Sealed E3 provides the same quick, secure closure as the standard E3 series, and delivers robust, vibration-resistant fastening. Additionally, the High Pressure Sealed E3 features the same panel hole prep as the standard series for easy retrofit and is available in a variety of grip lengths.

For more information about Southco’s compression latching solutions, visit our Compression Latch product page.

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 Lever Assist Latch provides tight latch grip and additional clamping force in challenging operating conditions. Southco’s 37 Lever Assist Latch series features a

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. Southco’s compact lever-actuated 56 Spring-Loaded Plunger offers an improved grip for simplified hand operation and saves time when installing or removing components i

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 eliminates the need for mechanical key access when connected to a remote access controller, such as a key fob, or to an existing control system, such as a button loca

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 control for a variety of applications. The CB Counterbalance Hinge provides precise control when opening and closing heavy panels, reducing safety and liability concerns

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 galvanized steel, Southco’s new R2 Panel Fastening Draw Latch delivers a consistent appearance over time while maintaining the product’s established quality and st

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 at a premium. The mini A3 Slide Latch is suitable for the smallest applications including rack-mount servers, automotive storage panels and general enclosures.

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 provide constant resistance throughout the entire range of motion, enabling users to easily position doors, display screens and other mounted components and hold t

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 actuated R4-20 Rotary Latch features steel construction, providing a robust, long-lasting solution for demanding applications such as hidden access panels and doors o

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, the miniature E5 Cam Latch provides a significantly smaller footprint for limited space applications. Southco’s miniature E5Cam Latch provides a simple and a