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    The Top Three Ways to Use Handles For Your Next DIY Home Project.

    Posted by Austin Hardware on Jun 16, 2020 11:30:00 AM

    When it comes to DIY (Do-It-Yourself) projects, you probably have a lot of questions about how to source the right products, and how you are going to execute your visions in real life. At Austin Hardware®, we are in the business of securing and providing solutions for our many different types of customers, including those who are DIY enthusiasts or home repair beginners. When it comes to finding the right hardware for your next project, you want to know you are sourcing quality, reliable goods for your business. Also, you want to know that the strength rating, materials, and design are the right choice for your project. Here are three of the biggest ways to use handles or other hardware for your next home repair or DIY project. 

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    Topics: Latches, Products (General)

    How to Choose the Right Handles for Your Truck Body.

    Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on Apr 7, 2020 11:30:00 AM

    There are many different types of truck bodies. To name a few, there are:  

    • Utility/Service Truck Bodies and Vans 
    • Panel Top/Canopy Body 
    • Crane Body – designed to support cranes for heavy lifting on a job site 
    • Custom Body 
    • Dump Body 
    • Platform Body 
    • Stake Body 
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    Topics: Latches, Products (General)

    New Product | Heavy Duty Actuator With Modern Design

    Posted by Austin Hardware on May 6, 2019 9:33:00 AM

    "Southco has recently expanded on its successful line of mechanical actuators with a new version that combines reliable actuation with modern design. Constructed of high-strength, corrosion-resistant materials, the AC-11 Actuator features an ergonomic pull handle that is ideal for remotely actuating a latch in heavy duty equipment applications.

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    Topics: Latches, Products (General)

    Single vs. Multi-Point Latches

    Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on Nov 19, 2018 2:36:00 PM

    In addition to selecting the type of latch for your application, as we discussed in our "What Type of Latch Should I Choose?" post, manufacturers in wheeled vehicle and other industrial markets must also decide whether the use of a single or a multi-point latch is best.

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    Topics: Latches

    What Type of Latch Should I Choose?

    Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on Nov 19, 2018 2:12:00 PM

    Many manufacturers, whether they’re in a wheeled vehicle or other industrial market, have in common the need to find the right latch for their doors or compartments. But how do you know which type is best for your application, and what are the critical factors that go into the decision?  

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    Topics: Latches