Hinges

Need to attach or remove a door without tools, hold it open or closed? With materials ranging from light-weight plastics to heavy-duty cast stainless steel, and a wide range of sizes and installation styles, Southco has a hinge engineered to meet your application needs.

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 while improving end user ergonomics.

The CB Counterbalance Hinge neutralizes the downward force of gravity and provides precise control when opening and closing heavy panels, enabling the panel to be lifted and lowered effortlessly. With its compact, adjustable design the CB Counterbalance Hinge can be mounted inside enclosures with minimal protrusion and can fine-tuned to the precise requirements of the application, making it an ideal solution for controlling a variety of panel weights when compared to power or hydraulic solutions.

Southco’s CB Counterbalance Hinge offers reliable position control for heavy panels and lids while providing ergonomic benefits and safe operation for end users. The CB Counterbalance Hinge provides high vibration resistance, making it an ideal solution for a variety of mobile and stationary storage applications, such as medical and industrial equipment.

Constructed of corrosion resistant materials, the CB Counterbalance Hinge offers reliable performance in both hot and cold environments. Designed to provide a lifetime of maintenance free, reliable operation, the CB Counterbalance Hinge is useful in reducing warranty and installation costs.

To learn more about Southco’s line of position control solutions, visit our Counterbalance Solutions Resource Center page.

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

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

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Engineering Article Round Up

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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

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Ergonomic Center Console Design for Automotive Interiors

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