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New Micro Rotary Latch Designed for Small Spaces

r4-05-1000x1000Southco 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.

The R4-05 Micro Rotary Latch allows remote actuation rotary systems to be integrated into applications where space considerations are a major determining factor. The R4-05 Micro is 60% smaller in size than Southco’s smallest rotary latch, allowing packaging space or protrusion into the application to be significantly decreased. With its symmetric design, the R4-05 Micro can be mounted on either side of an application for infinite design possibilities.

Constructed of corrosion-resistant steel, these compact latches are available with cable or hand actuation, an integrated bumper feature that resists vibration, and single and two-stage latching to meet the needs of a variety of limited space applications in a variety of applications including Transportation, Industrial Machinery and Self Service industries. Additionally, R4 Rotary Latches can be combined with Southco’s line of mechanical and electronic actuators and cables for a complete rotary latching system.

To learn more about our Rotary Latching Solutions, download Southco’s R4 Rotary Latching Guide.

Shutter Cam Latch Prevents Accidental Opening and Keeps Dust Out

Southco has expanded its successful E5 Cam Latch series with a new latch designed to prevent accidental opening. The drop bushing feature of the E5 Shutter Cam Latch adds additional security by preventing the cam from rotating open in high vibration applications. The E5 Shutter Cam Latch is designed with a spring loaded bushing that covers the driver rece

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

New Concealed Push-button, Spring Loaded Pull Handle

Southco has recently expanded its popular line of handle and pull styles with the launch of its new spring loaded 67 Concealed Pull. The spring loaded version offers the same flush mount design as the standard 67 series, but features a triggered handle and all-metal construction, providing higher strength and improved industrial design. The newest edition

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

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

Squeeze Handle Actuator For Safe One-Handed Door Access

Southco has recently introduced the AC-50 Squeeze Handle Actuator, which features ergonomic squeeze actuation and a curved profile specifically designed for easy mounting to tubular construction. Constructed of high-strength, corrosion-resistant materials and tested to 40,000 cycles, the AC-50 Squeeze Handle provides improved industrial design and functi

Display Mount Now Available with Locking Arm Feature

Southco’s Tilt, Swivel, and Swing Display Mount (A Series) is now available with an added feature that allows the arm to be locked into position for easy storage. Designed with a plunger that securely locks the arm into place, the A Series maintains position in extreme conditions where motion or vibration may cause display drift. The locking A Series pr

Two Stage Rotary Latch Wins OEM Off-Highway’s ‘Top Products of 2014’

Southco’s new R4-10 Two Stage Rotary Latch has earned the number one spot in OEM Off-Highway magazine’s Top 10 New Products of 2014 contest. Winners of the Top 10 New Products of 2014 are the 10 most-viewed products listed on its online buyer’s guide, the Component Directory, which features over 4,500 products and services from 1,400 companies around