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Southco, Inc.

210 N. Brinton Lake Rd., Concordville, PA, 19331, US

Public Relations:
Rebecca DeNicco
Public Relations Account Manager
40 N. Christian St.
Lancaster, PA 17602-2828 USA
Phone: 717-393-3831
Fax: 717-393-1403

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Southco, Inc.

Fasteners & Hardware

Compact Rotary Latch does not produce noise, vibration.

May 28, 2015

Available in corrosion-resistant steel, R4-10 Rotary Latch with Integrated Bumper occupies minimal space within enclosure to provide concealed latching and increased security. Integrated rubber bumper eliminates noise and vibration caused by normal operation. While both single- and 2-stage options provide secure latching, 2-stage option is designed specifically to prevent false latching conditions. Latch may be combined with Southco mechanical and electronic actuators and cables. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Squeeze Handle Actuator targets entry doors.

February 10, 2015

Made of corrosion-resistant materials and tested to 40,000 cycles, Model AC-50 is suitable for rugged outdoor environments. Unit enables ergonomic one-handed squeeze actuation and features curved profile specifically designed for mounting on rounded surfaces, such as steel tube. When combined with R4 Rotary Latches and AC Cables, AC Actuators create complete system that provides secure, remote latching for both interior and exterior applications. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products

Tilt, Swivel and Swing Display Mount features locking arm.

January 12, 2015

Featuring integrated positioning technology, A Series offers precise control and customization of operation. Unit is designed with plunger that locks arm securely into place, maintaining position in extreme conditions where motion or vibration may cause display drift. Validated for 20 k cycles of operation, mount enables effortless fingertip positioning and eliminates need for constant maintenance and readjustment. Read More

Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Fasteners & Hardware

Electronic Rotary Latch can accommodate door sensing.

December 19, 2014

Combining rotary latch mechanism with DC motor actuation, R4-EM 8 Series comes with or without extended housing option to accommodate door sensing and to provide added protection of locking cam. Additionally, latch is available with integrated connector and mechanical override bracket, and features concealed 2-hole installation. Unit enables simplified electronic locking and monitoring for applications that incorporate intelligent electronic control systems. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Heavy-Duty Actuators operate reliably in rugged environments.

October 31, 2014

Designed for use in rugged exterior environments where remote latch actuation is critical, AC-10 and AC-15 are available in both locking and non-locking versions. Flush-mount AC-10 provides direct, single, or multipoint actuation of latch when used with cables, while AC-15 provides direct actuation and features SMT design to minimize protrusion. Both products are constructed of corrosion-resistant materials and designed for reliability in heavy-duty applications. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Retail & Sales Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products

Display Mounts enable fingertip positioning.

October 23, 2014

Designed with integrated Positioning Technology for precise control and customization of operation, AV-D32 Series comprises K Series Tilt and Swivel Mount; A Series Tilt, Swivel, and Single Swing Arm; and A Series Tilt, Swivel, and Dual Swing Arm. Each model, available with wall or tabletop mounting, features integrated wire management channels and minimal joints for easy cleaning. Mounting solutions eliminate need for constant readjustment and provide 20 K cycles of operation. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products

Surface Mount Hinge withstands outdoor use.

October 16, 2014

Available in 304 or 316 stainless steel with two finish options, N6 Surface Mount Hinge provides durability in corrosive environments. High gloss 316 stainless steel finish withstands salt and fresh water conditions, while basic 304 stainless steel passivated version is suitable for use indoors and out. Offered in 6 sizes with variety of hinge leaf configurations and optional covers, hinge is suitable for marine, off-highway, and industrial machinery applications. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Spring-Loaded Plunger suits limited space applications.

September 11, 2014

Designed for minimum 0.8 mm thick panels, 56 Miniature Spring-Loaded Plunger enables quick-access fastening in tight spaces, and is available with over-molded head that can be used to designate access through standard and custom color options. Plunger facilitates positioning of sliding components and offers quick-release. Press-in and flare-in styles as well as stay-open/non-stay-open options provide versatility for fastening/unfastening by hand when mounting doors, panels, and other hardware. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Battery-Operated Electronic Locking System is self-contained.

August 21, 2014

SC Self-Contained Electronic Locking System incorporates access control device, electronic lock, electrical override, and power supply. Available with keypad or RFID access, this fully integrated and AA battery-operated unit features drop-in assembly and provides full electronic locking functionality for various applications. Single-component design can be mounted into standard 25 x 150 panel prep, simplifying integration of electronic access solution into cabinet design. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Fasteners & Hardware

Non-Locking Actuators control latch doors.

August 12, 2014

Constructed of high-strength, corrosion-resistant materials, non-locking Models AC-30 and AC-40 are suited for rugged outdoor environments and interior applications. Model AC-30 features pushbutton actuation and installs where space is limited, while Model AC-40 features large integrated handle and pushbutton for actuation with gloved hand. Providing direct, single or multipoint actuation, units are suited for heavy-duty off-highway, transportation, and marine applications. Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics

Integration Kit simplifies connection to access control systems.

July 2, 2014

With plug-and-play installation, EA-A01 Security System Integration Kit simplifies cabling and connections necessary between H3-EM Electronic Swinghandle with integrated card reader and any Wiegand-based access control system. Solution integrates with existing building access control infrastructure and extends data center security down to rack level. When integrated with existing access control system, kit facilitates complete remote control and monitoring. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware

Actuator Cables suit remote latching applications.

March 27, 2014

Constructed of corrosion-resistant materials, AC Cables connect actuator to latch and allow remote latching in both interior and exterior environments. Cables are available in 7 different options and end fitting styles to suit wide range of applications across industries such as off-highway, transportation, automotive, and industrial machinery. As part of complete rotary solution, AC Cables allow rotary systems to be integrated into new and existing enclosure installations. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Compact 2-Stage Rotary Latch prevents false latching.

March 18, 2014

Featuring compact design suited to space-constrained applications, R4-10 Two-Stage Rotary Latch allows for increased operator safety by eliminating false latching conditions in enclosure applications. Clean exterior surface is free of pry points, and design affords push-to-close convenience for doors and panels. Available in corrosion-resistant steel and stainless steel, latch suits demanding environments and can be used in various applications and industries.
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Retail & Sales Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products

Tilt and Swivel Mount supports small displays.

February 14, 2014

Constructed of corrosion-resistant materials, AV-C20 Compact Tilt and Swivel Mount is suitable for use indoors or out, and is compatible with variety of devices, including tablets, in-vehicle GPS units, and small man-machine interfaces. Unit enables fingertip adjustment of display's position for optimal operator comfort. Once positioned, display remains secure, without additional tightening, loosening, or service. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Quarter-Turn Fastener provides vibration-resistant access.

February 3, 2014

Featuring flare-in stud assembly, DZUS® D5 Panel Line Quarter-Turn Fastener eliminates possibility of dropped or lost hardware components, while providing accurate, secure engagement and vibration resistance. Fully captive assembly offers tool-restricted access with visual latched indication. Available in multiple flare lengths to accommodate varying panel thicknesses, fastener can be integrated into applications across variety of industries, from aerospace to enterprise hardware. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Tilt Display Mount offers non-counterbalanced torque option.

January 20, 2014

T Series includes versions with or without counterbalanced constant torque. Providing tilt functionality, AV-D25 Tilt Display Mount Basic is intended for moving and positioning heavy panels and displays; counterbalanced version reduces operating efforts. Facilitating adjustment of display tilt angle, products promote operator comfort via precise control and effortless, fingertip positioning. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Compression Latch features lightweight, aluminum construction.

December 16, 2013

Providing vibration-resistant fastening, E3 VISE ACTION® Compression Latch is suitable for variety of transportation applications. Corrosion-resistant, aluminum unit features smooth operation design that aligns pawl behind frame and draws it up tight with single continuous half-turn motion. Compression action provides consistent .25 in. pull-up for environmental sealing in gasketed applications and helps minimize or eliminate noise and rattles. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware

Modular Cam Latches provide push-to-close operation.

June 21, 2012

Suitable for both single-point and 2-point latching installations, E5 Push-to-Close Latches deliver one-touch closing by incorporating spring-loaded ramped cam. Upon closing door or panel, cam retracts allowing door to close, followed by spring return of cam, which secures door. Available in hand-actuated, tool-actuated, and key-locking designs, latches have max static working load of 74 lbf and feature locked/unlocked status indicator for visual confirmation. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mounting & Attaching Products

Display Mount features tilt-only functionality.

June 8, 2012

Designed with fully enclosed counter balancing spring that enables fingertip positioning, T Series AV-D30 Tilt Display Mount provides precise control and customization of operation. Product enables adjustment of display's tilt angle for optimal operator comfort while eliminating need for constant maintenance and readjustment. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

PIN/Proximity Card Reader enables secure, keyless entry.

November 27, 2009

Self-contained EA-P1 facilitates transition from mechanical to electronic access while increasing security. LED and audible beeper provide feedback during software-free programming, and programmable output timing supports multiple access arrangements. Able to accommodate multiple users via support for up to 5 unique PIN codes and 9,999 proximity cards, access management solution also includes relay output that integrates directly with electronic locks. Read More

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