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.

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.AV-D25-2Tb

The precision tilt feature offered by the T Series class enables reliable positioning of displays to suit different users and lighting conditions. The T Series provides easy adjustment of a display’s tilt angle for optimal operator comfort and features integrated positioning technology that provides precise control and customization of operation.

It also eliminates the need for constant maintenance and readjustment, enables effortless fingertip positioning and boasts a tested, repeatable cycle life that ensures reliable performance for the lifetime of most applications.

With the addition of the T Series Basic, Southco offers a simple, yet reliable solution for tilt-only applications, as well as the ability to upgrade to a counterbalanced version for more demanding application needs.

Enhancing Security In New Self Service Kiosk Designs

Designers are constantly developing new uses for enclosures and kiosks that take the concept of Self Service to the next level. With the introduction of high-value retail and vending kiosks and “intelligent vending” systems, Self Service providers have identified a need for more enhanced physical security solutions that can be controlled and monitored re

Improving Kiosk Design with Concealed Electronic Latches

One of the most important aspects of any Self Service kiosk or enclosure design is not only what it does, but how it looks to the consumer. Therefore, design engineers must balance aesthetic appeal with usability in order to execute effective Self Service design. Many modern kiosks feature a 360 degree design – meaning that they are viewable from all an

Electronic Latching for the Great Outdoors

Southco is bringing its electronic locking capabilities outside with the recent launch of our R4-EM Outdoor Electronic Rotary Latch. With its corrosion-resistant plated-steel or stainless steel outer body construction and fully-sealed internal actuator, the R4-EM Outdoor provides reliable electronic locking that is resistant to moisture and dust, maki

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

Best Practices for Electronic Lock Selection for Self-Service Applications

When designing physical security into self-service enclosures, such as kiosks and pick-up drop-off points (PUDOs), manufacturers must anticipate the need for modern methods of access control and incorporate new technology, while still providing a solution that is cost-effective and meets the requirements of the growing self-service industry. Incorporating ap

Now You Can Control 14 Different Electronic Locks and Devices From One Computer

Southco’s newest technology allows you to seamlessly actuate multiple electronic locks and devices through your existing computer. Southco’s EA-A06 USB Controller provides simple, independent, remote actuation of up to 14 electromechanical latches when connected to a standard computer USB port. The EA-A06 is designed with plug-and-play functionality w

Proven Display Positioning: When a Little Tilt Is All You Need

Sometimes a display need only be manipulated with a simple tilt to provide the optimal user experience. That’s why Southco designed the AV-D30 Tilt Display Mount (T Series), which brings best-in-class user experience to applications where only the tilt angle of the display needs adjusting. The T Series’ smooth tilting action allows quick, display positi