Product News: Fasteners & Hardware

R4-05 Micro Rotary Latch offers concealed latching.

Press Release Summary:

Jan 13, 2017 -

Made of corrosion-resistant steel, R4-05 Micro Rotary Latch provides increased security with greater toughness. Ideally used in applications with space constraints like industrial machinery industries, R4-05 latches minimize protrusion being compact and symmetrical. Latches permit remote actuation rotary systems to be integrated into applications and features bumper to resist vibrations. Latches are available in cable and hand actuation with single and two-stage latching.

Southco, Inc. - Honeoye Falls, NY

Original Press Release

New Micro Rotary Latch from Southco Provides Strength and Security in a Small Package

Press release date: Jan 11, 2017

Southco, Inc., a global leader in engineered access solutions, 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.

Global Product Manager Cynthia Bart adds, “The reduced size of Southco’s newest Rotary Latch provide concealed latching for even the smallest design spaces, without sacrificing strength or functionality.”

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

Southco is the leading and trusted global source for engineered access hardware solutions, including a variety of latches, locks, captive fasteners, quick access fasteners, hinges, handles, inserts, electronic access solutions, and other accessories for applications in the networking, telecommunications, computer, automotive, aerospace, mass transit, off-highway/construction, RV/caravan, industrial machinery, marine and HVAC industries.

Southco is passionately focused on delivering customized engineering solutions and global support for its customers. The company aspires to be a virtual engineering center for its customers’ engineered access solutions and is committed to providing outstanding quality and overall satisfaction. Southco’s promise to its customers is to connect, create and innovate to provide the best solution for every access engineering problem. www.southco.com

Southco, Inc.

P.O. Box 0116  210 N. Brinton Lake Road  Concordville, PA 19331-0116  USA

Phone: +1 610 459 4000   Fax:  +1 610 459 4012   southco.com/contact/en

Media Contact

Rachel Kane

610-459-4000

Rkane@southco.com