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A New Innovation in Multi-Point Latching! Introducing Remote Release Accessory for Surface Mount Rotary Actuation

A New Innovation in Multi-Point Latching! Introducing Remote Release Accessory for Surface Mount Rotary Actuation

Southco is unlocking new possibilities in remote and multi-point latching with our new cable accessory for AC-15 Rotary Latch Actuators. While other cable pull accessories have been available for some time, Southco’s new remote release cable accessory for AC-15 Rotary Latch Actuators is unique in its ability to support multi-point latching systems for a surface mount pull handle. With a low interior profile, easy installation, and durable, corrosion-resistant components, the AC-15 Remote Release Cable Accessory is a versatile solution for a variety of applications.

The First Surface Mount Multi-Point Cable Pull

While cable-operated multi-point latching is nothing new, previous surface mount actuator systems only support direct actuation or single cable pull operation. Southco’s new Cable Pull Accessory allows two latches to be released with one pull of the handle. This gives designers more freedom to position the handle where they want on the panel exterior, and provides more support for large and flexible panels, where a single latch can’t get the job done.

Increased Security

Remote latching also makes it more difficult for intruders to gain access to a compartment. With the actuator and latch separated, the system is more resistant to tampering, as it is difficult to tell where the latch point is from the outside. Multi-point latching increases door security even further with multiple latching points.

Low Interior Profile

The AC-15 remote release cable pull accessory is ideal for applications where space is at a premium. You want the interior of your compartment to be used for more than housing the lock on the door. The system has a low interior profile thanks to its surface-mounted actuator and low-profile cable accessory. This means designers get more space to use for what they really need, or more storage space for anyone opening the compartment.

Durable and Versatile

The AC-15 Rotary Latch Actuator distinguishes itself as a highly durable and versatile solution for large panels that need to withstand long-term exposure to the elements. Glass-filled reinforced nylon housing provides the first level of protection for the mechanism inside. The remote release cable accessory itself consists of a pre-galvanized steel pulley sub-assembly, and an aluminum barrel bracket, allowing it to withstand harsh weather conditions. The AC-15 is available in a range of locking and non-locking options, making it a versatile solution that can fit many applications.

Click here to learn more about the AC-15 Remote Release Cable Pull Accessory.

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