Automotive

Southco plays a vital role in the automotive industry as a tier 1 and tier 2 supplier of access hardware for interior and exterior applications. From noise shields to globe boxes to load floors, Southco has the knowledge and capability to help you keep it secure.

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 EM-05 5 Series Electronic Slide Bolt is suitable for applications where space is limited. The efficient gear motor-driven mechanism can be easily integrated with any control system.

Southco’s new 5 Series Electronic Slide Bolt provides reliable access control for storage and dispensing of high volume consumables that require tracking and monitoring. The 5 Series Electronic Slide Bolt features simple push-to-close functionality and offers an upgrade in energy efficiency compared with solenoid solutions. The 5 Series is also available in multiple mounting orientations.

The EM-05 5 Series Electronic Slide Bolt is significantly smaller than our original EM-05 product, allowing the 5 Series to be used in a variety of applications where space is at a premium. The new 5 Series offers reliable access control with its push-to-close, gear motor-driven mechanism, and its energy-efficient design enables system component and operating cost savings.

For more information about our Electronic Access Solutions, visit our Electronic Access Solutions page on the Southco Resource Center.

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 offers an economical option for achieving electronic actuation of Southco’s R4-05 Micro Rotary Latch series and other mechanical latches. When connected to an e

RFID Access Controller Simplifies Electronic Access Control Set Up

Southco has expanded its line of electronic access solutions with an access controller that simplifies the integration of keyless access into equipment level applications. Southco’s EA-P3 High Frequency RFID Access Controller facilitates electronic credential management without having to connect to a network, or install additional hardware or software.

Bluetooth Controller Allows Smartphones To Be Used As Keys

Southco has recently expanded its line of Electronic Access Solutions with an access controller that allows Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as smartphones and tablets, to be used as a key. Southco’s EA-BT BLUETOOTH® Lock Controller provides a breakthrough, disruptive technology for remotely controlling and monitoring physical access wirelessly, without

New Height Adjustable, Vertically Articulating Arms

Southco has expanded its AV Display Mount offering with two new versions that allow the height of a monitor or display to be precisely adjusted according to end user preferences. The expanded AV-D32 Series includes a vertically articulating Tilt, Swivel and Swing Mount (V Series) and Dual Extension Mount (W Series) designed with Southco integrated Positi

Shutter Cam Latch Prevents Accidental Opening and Keeps Dust Out

Southco has expanded its successful E5 Cam Latch series with a new latch designed to prevent accidental opening. The drop bushing feature of the E5 Shutter Cam Latch adds additional security by preventing the cam from rotating open in high vibration applications. The E5 Shutter Cam Latch is designed with a spring loaded bushing that covers the driver rece

Heavy Duty Display Mounts Support Larger Displays

Southco has expanded its AV Display Mount offering with three new heavy duty models that provide robust functionality and design flexibility to accommodate larger, heavier displays. The D40 Series includes a Tilt and Swivel Mount (K Series), a Tilt, Swivel and Single Arm (A Series) and a Dual Extension Arm (D Series) designed with Southco integrated Position

Engineering Article Round Up

In case you missed it, we would like to share a few recent articles by Southco thought leaders that showcase our diverse engineering and technology expertise. Check out the following stories our Engineering Article Roundup to learn more about the latest technologies and application design solutions. How to Tailor Electronic Locks to Your Applicati

All Plastic Cam Latch Resists Corrosion

Southco has expanded its successful E5 Cam Latch series with a new, plastic version. The redesigned plastic E5 Cam Latch features an all plastic design that meets NEMA 4 and IP65 standards for water and dust protection, making it ideal for use in highly corrosive environments. The plastic E5 provides corrosion resistance and non-conductive latching for

Restyled Detent Hinge Offers Increased Corrosion Resistance

Southco has refreshed its successful Southco C6 Detent Hinge series with an improved design that provides increased corrosion resistance for applications requiring doors and panels to be held securely at predetermined angles. Constructed of robust plastic and stainless steel, the new C6 Detent Hinge features contemporary styling and enhanced functionality wi