Industrial Equipment

Southco manufactures engineered access hardware designed to meet international standards for restricted access and ensure durability under harsh environmental conditions.

New Actuator Features Convenient Electronic Lock/Unlock Function

Southco has expanded its successful line of actuators with a keyless electronic version designed for rugged applications. Southco’s AC-10-EM Actuator with Electronic Lock/Unlock functionality eliminates the need for mechanical key access when connected to a remote access controller, such as a key fob, or to an existing control system, such as a button located within a vehicle’s interior.

Southco’s AC-10-EM Actuator with Electronic Lock/Unlock features a heavy duty design and corrosion resistant construction, providing robust protection for outdoor applications including off-highway doors, bus baggage doors and specialty vehicle storage panels. With its recessed handle and flush mount paddle design, the AC-10-EM eases operation when opening panels and doors with a gloved hand, while reducing snag and catch points.

The AC-10-EM Actuator with Electronic Lock/Unlock provides a convenient upgrade to electronic access control. The actuator’s corrosion-resistant construction makes it an ideal solution for outdoor applications that require robust performance and remote actuation. The actuator is also designed to match Southco’s other access hardware solutions, offering a uniform appearance when multiple products are used in a single application.

For more information about Southco’s line of AC Actuators, visit our Rotary Latching Solutions Resource Center page.

Heavy Duty Actuator Combines Reliable Actuation With Modern Design

Southco has recently expanded on its successful line of mechanical actuators with a new version that combines reliable actuation with modern design. Constructed of high-strength, corrosion-resistant materials, the AC-11 Actuator features an ergonomic pull handle that is ideal for remotely actuating a latch in heavy duty equipment applications. The AC-11 A

New Steel Rotary Latch Features Hand Actuation

Southco has expanded its line of rotary latches with a new version that can be triggered by hand via an integrated plastic knob, eliminating the need for a separate cable and actuator. The hand actuated R4-20 Rotary Latch features steel construction, providing a robust, long-lasting solution for demanding applications such as hidden access panels and doors o

Stainless Steel Rotary Latches Provide High Corrosion Resistance

Southco has expanded its line of rotary latches with a stainless steel version of the R4-20 Rotary Latch, which is designed with high corrosion-resistance for demanding Marine and Off-Highway applications. The latest addition to our R4 Rotary Latch series is more suitable to highly corrosive environments than comparable products in hardened steel. Southco

Rotary Latch Features Integrated Cable Mounting Bracket

Southco has recently expanded its successful line of rotary latching solutions with the launch of the R4-10 Rotary Latch with Integrated Bracket. The newest addition to the R4-10 Rotary Latch series features an integrated cable mounting bracket, eliminating the need for secondary components during installation. The integrated bracket design of Sout

Rotary Latch Features Direct, Cable-free Actuation

Southco’s newest rotary latch can be triggered directly via push button or lever-style actuator, without the need for connected cable or rod. A rubber covered trigger alleviates potential noise between the latch and actuator during operation. The R4-10 with Direct Actuation offers a simplified solution for access in applications where a short distance m

New Micro Rotary Latch Designed for Small Spaces

Southco has recently expanded its successful line of rotary latching solutions with the launch of the R4-05 Micro Rotary Latch. The newest addition to the R4 Rotary Latch series provides concealed latching and increased security without sacrificing strength or functionality, making it an ideal choice for applications with significant space limitations. Th

Rotary Latch Features Dual Trigger Actuation

Southco’s newest rotary latching solution features a compact design and multiple points of actuation, allowing the latch to be triggered by two independent actuators. The R4-10 Dual Trigger Rotary Latch simplifies rotary door systems and improves end user operation when actuating or opening of an access panel from multiple positions. Dual actuation poin

Noise & Vibration Resistant Rotary Latch In Stainless Steel

Southco’s noise and vibration resistant rotary latching solution is now available in a stainless steel version that offers corrosion resistance for consistent performance in harsh environments. With the incorporation of the rubber bumper option, the stainless steel R4-10 Two-Stage Rotary Latch offers a significant reduction in the common “buzz, squeak a

Rotary Latch Eliminates Noise & Vibration During Operation

Southco’s newest rotary latching solution features an integrated rubber bumper that eliminates noise and vibration caused during operation. With the incorporation of the rubber bumper option, the R4-10 Two-Stage Rotary Latch offers a significant reduction in the common “buzz, squeak and rattle” of door hardware while in use. The R4-10 Rotary Latch w