New Rotary Latch is Ideal for Off-Highway, Truck, Bus and Coach Applications

Press Release Summary:

  • Offers two-stage engagement that protects against false latching
  • Comes with debris resistant design for high vibration environments
  • In-line trigger and external rotor feature provide robust latching for interior or exterior enclosures and compartments

Original Press Release:

New Debris Resistant Rotary Latch from Southco Offers Concealed Latching and Remote Actuation

CONCORDVILLE, Pa., February 3, 2021 — SOUTHCO®, a leader in engineered access hardware has expanded its successful R4 Rotary Latch series with a new debris resistant version that offers enhanced performance for medium-duty applications. Southco’s R4-75 Rotary Latch offers an integrated mounting bracket to simplify installation and features a concealed rotary mechanism, to protect against dirt and debris, for improved durability in applications where remote actuation is required. 

The R4-75 Rotary Latch with Debris Resistant Design offers a compact solution for applications that require concealed mounting and remote actuation of a door or panel. An in-line trigger and external rotor feature provide robust latching for interior or exterior enclosures and compartments, making it an ideal choice for the Off-Highway, Truck and Bus & Coach applications.

Constructed in corrosion-resistant steel, the R4-75 Rotary Latch with Debris Resistant Design provides durable performance in high vibration environments, and protects against exposure to dust and dirt. Two-stage engagement protects against false latching, providing secure and positive latching at low closing forces with push-to-close convenience.

Global Product Manager Cindy Bart adds, “Southco’s R4-75 Rotary Latch with Debris Resistant Design provides new levels of design flexibility to OEMs, particularly for exterior panels on buses and motor coaches. The R4-75 Rotary Latch with Debris Resistant Design provides secure, hidden latching and remote actuation, while also simplifying the installation process.”

For more information about Southco’s complete line of R4 Rotary Latch Systems, please visit https://www.southco.com/R4-75, email the 24/7 customer service department at southco.com/contact/en, call 610-459-4000 or fax your inquiry to 610-459-4012.

About Southco
Southco, Inc. is the leading global designer and manufacturer of engineered access solutions. From quality and performance to aesthetics and ergonomics, we understand that first impressions are lasting impressions in product design. For over 70 years, Southco has helped the world’s most recognized brands create value for their customers with innovative access solutions designed to enhance the touch points of their products in transportation and industrial applications, medical equipment, data centers and more. With unrivalled engineering resources, innovative products and a dedicated global team, Southco delivers the broadest portfolio of premium access solutions available to equipment designers throughout the world. www.southco.com

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