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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...
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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