Southco's has a long history of providing the aerospace industry with innovative access hardware solutions. From the ubiquitous Dzus and Lion quarter-turn fasteners to modern position control applications in headrests, armrests, and video displays, Southco's expertise in access hardware plays a vital role throughout the aerospace industry.

New Quarter-Turn Fastener Is ‘Captivating’

Southco D5The DZUS® D5 Panel Line Quarter-Turn Fastener is one of the first fully captive quarter-turn assemblies available on the market today, and offers limitless design possibilities for a broad range of industry applications where quick-access is necessary.

Designed with a flare-in stud assembly for quick access, The DZUS® D5 Panel Line Quarter-Turn Fastener eliminates the possibility of dropped or lost hardware components. The DZUS® D5 provides accurate, secure engagement and vibration resistance for demanding applications across industries.

The DZUS® D5 offers tool-restricted access with visual latched indication and is available in a variety of flare lengths to accommodate varying panel thickness ranges.

Cockpit by Paul Hudson, CC-BY-2.0
Cockpit by Paul Hudson CC-BY-2.0

With simple installation and a high cycle life, these fasteners can be easily  integrated into applications across a variety of different industries, from Aerospace to Enterprise Hardware.

To learn more about our complete line of DZUS® Quarter-Turn Fasteners, visit Southco’s Quarter-Turn Fasteners page.


Compact Tilt and Swivel Display Mount Offers Robust Performance In a Small Package

Southco’s AV-C20 Compact Tilt and Swivel Display Mount provides reliable tilt and swivel functionality for smaller, lighter displays. Integrated positioning technology provides precise control, allowing a display to be tilted at various angles with minimal operating effort. The AV-C20 expands on Southco's display mount offerings with a compact version d

Basic Tilt Mount Offers Reliable Positioning for Simple Displays

Southco’s Tilt Display Mount (T Series) is now available with or without counterbalanced constant torque. The AV-D25 Tilt Display Mount Basic provides reliability and proven tilt positioning and offers a basic solution for the moving and positioning of heavy panels and displays, while the counterbalanced version provides even lower operating efforts. Th

Saving Time and Effort with Hand-Operated Cam and Compression Latches

When designing enclosures, incorporating cam or compression latches allow for quick and easy access to a door or panel. Depending on the needs of application, the need for fast access may take priority over the need for enhanced security. Choosing a cam or compression latch with a hand-operated head style for example, can make a difference not only in speed

Hooked on Interior Railway Design Upgrades

“If the cost of gas goes any higher, I’m taking the train.” Sound familiar? It’s no secret that the ever-rising cost of gas is forcing many commuters to abandon their normal car ride to work and opt for public transportation instead.  In answer, many railway companies are taking increased ridership by the horns, and making design upgrades to their h