HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - September 12, 2018 - Southco Asia Ltd., a subsidiary of Southco Inc., a leading global provider of engineered access solutions such as locks, latches, captive fasteners, electronic access solutions and hinges/ positioning technology, has expanded its line of electronic access control solutions with a compact electronic slide bolt that simplifies the upgrade from mechanical to electromechanical latching. The lightweight EM-05 5 Series Electronic Slide Bolt is suitable for light load applications where space is limited, and the efficient gear motor-driven mechanism can be easily integrated with any control system.
The 5 Series Electronic Slide Bolt features simple push-to-close functionality and offers an upgrade in energy efficiency compared with solenoid solutions, as no power is required to maintain the product's retracted or extended position. Offering simple installation and retrofit to existing systems, the 5 Series Electronic Slide Bolt is an economical solution for adding electronic access to a variety of limited space applications.
General Manager Steve Spatig adds, "The EM-05 5 Series Electronic Slide Bolt is significantly smaller than our original EM-05 product, allowing the 5 Series to be used in a variety of applications where space is at a premium. The new slide bolt offers reliable access control with its push-to-close, gear motor-driven mechanism, and its energy-efficient design enables system component and operating cost savings."
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.