Austin Hardware® Resource Center

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...
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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)

An Overview of Austin Hardware's Complete Line of Drawer Release Systems.  

Posted by Austin Hardware on Apr 6, 2020 12:06:38 PM
When it comes to Drawer Release Systems, there are a variety of ways you can incorporate them into your work truck, utility vehicle, or emergency vehicle. Drawer release systems are a great way to organize tools, emergency equipment, safety supplies, and more while keeping your tools and more...
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Topics: Latches, Products (General), Innovative Solutions

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