High-strength security in a small package
Posted to News on 14th Apr 2023, 09:00

High-strength security in a small package

High-strength security in a small package

The new R4-EM-05 Electronic Rotary Latch from Southco provides concealed, electronic latching and increased security without sacrificing strength or functionality, making it an ideal choice for applications with significant space limitations.

The lightweight R4-EM-05 Electronic Rotary Latch is designed with integrated latch and door status sensors that provide reliable security and remote monitoring for equipment located in high-traffic areas, such as self-service kiosks and mobile medical equipment. Wireless connectivity makes it easy to connect the latch to existing software for indisputable status reporting. With an energy efficient, low power draw, the R4-EM-05 is designed to run on batteries and is available with an optional mechanical override.

The R4-EM-05 Electronic Rotary Latch provides a concealed, push-to-close access control solution for a wide variety of industry applications where space is at a premium and remote access is necessary. The R4-EM-05 delivers enhanced and intelligent security without having to compromise on mechanical latching strength.

Southco’s R4-EM Electronic Rotary Latch Series provides the convenience of electronic access control with the security of a proven rotary latch design in a compact, integrated package. Easy push-to-close operation and electronic actuation simplify access across a wide variety of applications. R4-EMs are available in a variety of materials to suit indoor and outdoor use, with optional microswitch and a delayed re-lock versions that keep doors unlocked for manual opening/closing cycles.

Commercial product manager Mike Fahy said: “The R4-EM-05 Electronic Rotary Latch incorporates enhanced electronic intelligence along with additional mechanical features in a small package, making it an ideal solution for small drawer and access panel applications in parcel lockers, medical dispensing equipment and other self-service kiosks.”


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