CONCORDVILLE, Pa. — Southco Inc., a manufacturer of engineered access solutions, has recently expanded its line of rotary latching solutions with the launch of the R4-82 Rotary Latch with Paddle Actuator. The newest addition to the R4 Rotary Latch series combines a compact rotary latch with a heavy-duty, square paddle actuator, enabling direct actuation without the need for a connected cable.

Available in steel with corrosion-resistant zinc plating or black powder coat finishes, the R4-82 offers versatile key locking security. By combining both rotary latch and actuator into one solution, the R4-82 simplifies installation without sacrificing strength or performance.

With high ultimate load for heavy-duty applications and options for thru hole or stud mounting, the R4-82 is an excellent solution for exterior applications that require robust performance. The R4-82 Rotary Latch includes an integrated bumper for reduced vibration and is available with single- or two-stage latching for enhanced safety and security.

“The R4-82 Rotary Latch with Paddle Actuator is a comprehensive solution that simplifies design and installation,” said Cynthia Bart, global product manager. “The R4-82 builds off of our current rotary solutions but features a reinvented paddle with a square shape that complements the modern exterior design of industrial machinery, rail, and off-highway applications.”

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