Enclosures

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

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 Hinge enables heavy doors and panels to be lifted more easily by removing friction from the hinge in one direction, while providing high torque to hold them securely in place.

Southco’s E6 One-Way Constant Torque Hinge provides reliable positioning with consistent operating efforts, eliminating the need for secondary support components such as gas struts and door stays to hold doors or panels in position. The E6 One-Way Constant Torque Hinge eliminates the resistance in the hinge in one direction, allowing a heavy door or panel or be easily lifted, and offers reliable hold-open functionality that prevents it from closing on the user.

Sealed for outdoor use and constructed from corrosion-resistant materials, the E6 One-Way Constant Torque Hinge offers increased longevity and requires no maintenance or adjustment over the lifetime of most applications, making it an ideal solution for off-highway access panels, automotive center consoles and industrial printers. Southco’s line of position control hinges is available in a wide variety of torque ranges, sizes and materials to satisfy a variety of application requirements.

To learn more about Southco’s line of position control hinge solutions, visit our Positioning Technology Resource Center page.

 

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

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

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