Enclosures

Southco's access hardware is designed to make your enclosures secure, attractive, and function smoothly.

Restyled Detent Hinge Offers Increased Corrosion Resistance

C6 Hinge ReSouthco 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 without sacrificing cycle life.

The C6 Detent Hinge features redesigned snap-on covers that fully conceal mounting hardware, creating a modern, streamlined appearance that also enhances cleanability, with various detent angles and positioning torque options available to suit different application needs. Additionally, the C6 series is available in a free-swinging style that allows a door or panel to open a full 180 degrees.

The redesigned C6 Detent Hinge offers updated styling and improved corrosion resistance for a wide variety of applications, and eliminates labor costs associated with installing additional components to maintain consistent positioning.

To learn more about Southco’s hinging technology, visit our Positioning Hinges product page.

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 in our Engineering Article Roundup to learn more about the latest technologies and application design solutions. Securing Restricted Information at the Rack L

Engineering Article Round Up

In case you missed it, we would like to share a few recent articles from around the web that showcase our diverse engineering and technology expertise. Check out the stories in our Engineering Article Roundup to learn more about new technologies and application design solutions from Southco knowledge experts! 1. Technology Makes Medical Equipment

Surface Mount Hinge Offers Aesthetic Appeal

Southco has refreshed its successful N6 Surface Mount Hinge series with an updated design that provides superior durability in corrosive environments. Available in passivated or high gloss finishes, the stainless steel N6 Surface Mount Hinge provides a refined look without sacrificing functionality. The new stainless steel N6 Hinge is available is six

Southco Engineering Article Roundup

Did you know that Southco’s thought leaders are often featured in industry publications and online resources around the web? In case you missed it, we would like to share a few recent articles that showcase our diverse engineering and technology expertise and provide value to the markets we serve. Check out the following stories in our Engineering A

Video – Reduce Aircraft Weight in Interior Applications

Even the smallest elements make a significant impact when it comes to the functionality and fuel consumption of an aircraft. Incorporating lightweight components into interior applications can improve usability, security and ergonomics, while reducing weight in overheard luggage bins, galley doors and seating headrests. Recognizing that lightweight

Lightweight Solutions for Improving Aircraft Interior Design

Modern aircraft designs incorporate lightweight composites and engineered alloys that not only reduce weight, but optimize aircraft speed and fuel consumption. Recognizing that “lightweighting” can contribute significantly to a reduction in fuel cost, OEMS are examining every aspect of the aircraft, from engine to body, as well as interior applicati

Ergonomic Center Console Design for Automotive Interiors

With changing design trends, Automotive design engineers are adapting their specifications to overcome a wide range of center console challenges such as vibration and noise issues, and overall functionality of the design. Ergonomics have also become a key focus of center console design as well, as consumer usability and operation expectations continue to

Design Guidelines for Automotive Headrest Positioning Applications

Many headrest assemblies available to automotive manufacturers in today’s market are limited in their flexibility and installation capabilities. Because end users desire headrests that are supportive and easy to maneuver, and automotive OEMs must control costs associated with production, design engineers often face challenges in balancing comfort and basic

Twice As Much Torque to Lift and Position Heavier Items with Ease

Southco’s new E6-600 Constant Torque Position Control Hinge features increased holding power and lightweight aluminum construction. The E6-600  Constant Torque Position Control Hinge allows the user to hold a door or panel securely at any desired angle, and delivers twice as much torque to support larger, heavier items. E6 class positioning hinges p