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Adjustable Grip Compression Latch Meets Fire Safety Standard

Southco has expanded its successful E3 VISE ACTION® Compression Latch series with an adjustable grip style that delivers robust, vibration-resistant fastening. The adjustable grip E3 Compression Latch features lightweight, aluminum construction and is ideal for rugged outdoor applications that require higher strength, without adding additional weight.SC E3-Aluminum Adjustable

The adjustable grip E3 Compression Latch is tested to EN45545, the European fire resistance standard, as well as EN61373, the shock and vibration standard for railway applications, and is suitable for a wide variety of industries. Like the standard E3 line, the adjustable grip version features a variety of grip lengths and is available in numerous head style options for added security. Additionally, the adjustable grip E3 features the same panel hole prep as the standard series and is available with pre-installed pawl options to minimize installation time.

With its adjustable grip style and lightweight, aluminum construction, our newest E3 Compression Latch is a cost effective alternative for a wide variety of applications where aggressive vibration is a factor. Its highly configurable design and proven fire resistance make the adjustable grip E3 an ideal solution for challenging operator environments.

To learn more about Southco’s complete line of Compression Latches, visit our E3 product page.

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

Securing Your Assets with Cam and Compression Latching – Choosing the Right Head Style

Choosing the right head style for a cam or compression latch will enhance end-user functionality and ensure the security of an enclosure. Southco’s wide range of cam and compression head styles provide many levels of security to accommodate the specific needs of an enclosure application. A Slot Recessed head style for instance, supplies a base

Chassis Components for a Rugged Environment

Part 2 of a 3-part series on off-highway access components Flying stones and sand. Extreme temperatures. Harsh vibration and corrosion. Most off-highway vehicles endure an endless assault from their environment. Southco understands the unique stresses of the off-highway industry and has crafted its chassis access hardware to be robust and reliable. If