Convenient Keyless Access & Simple Upgrade To Electronic Control For Zygology Customers

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The new AC-10-EM actuator, available now at Zygology, features an integrated lock / unlock functionality for convenient keyless access & removing the need for mechanical key access with a simple upgrade process. This versatile new actuator can be used with cables to operate up to two rotary latches or with rods to create a multipoint latching system.

The best solution for your outdoor applications & industrial machinery requirements

Providing remote actuation via an access controller (such as a key fob or touch pad), or to an existing control system (such as a button located within a vehicle’s interior), the new AC-10-EM actuator has been designed by Southco to be heavy duty & developed with corrosion resistant construction making it the ideal solution for outdoor equipment, machinery & vehicles. Standard Southco rotary latches can be used using Southco plug and pay cables and fittings. Alternatively Southco rod components can also be easily accommodated using standard fittings.

Additionally the recessed handle & flush mount paddle design the AC-10-EM eases operation when opening panels & doors with a gloved hand, while reducing snag & catch points - perfect for rugged applications.

AC-10-EM Electronic Actuators enable electronic access control when combined with mechanical latches. Features & benefits:

  • Compact, 12 volt electronic actuator for limited-space applications
  • Economical option for achieving electronic actuation
  • Allows electronic actuation of R4 Rotary Latches & other mechanical latches
  • Facilitates upgrade from mechanical to electronic access control
  • Quick installation & ease of use
  • Efficient gear motor operation

Applications include:

  • Agricultural & Construction Industry Vehicles
  • Industrial Machinery
  • Bus, Coach & Recreational Vehicles
  • Motorbikes & Personal Leisure Equipment
  • Enclosures
  • Medical Equipment
  • Self-Service Point of Sale

Global Product Manager Cindy Bart said, “The AC-10-EM Actuator with Electronic Lock/Unlock provides a convenient upgrade to electronic access control. The actuator’s corrosion-resistant construction makes it an ideal solution for outdoor applications that require robust performance & remote actuation.”

Richard Avery, Zygology’s Sales Director added, “This new actuator is going to be perfect for our customers looking for something robust, especially for outdoor use.

“They provide a simple & cost-effective method of automating any new, or even existing, Southco rotary latch applications. We know they’re going to prove to be very popular with Zygology customers.”

Discover how the new AC-10-EM Actuator can help your business…

If you’d like to find out more about how the new AC-10-EM Actuator with Electronic Lock/Unlock functionality can benefit your business by eliminating the need for mechanical key access, get in touch with our friendly team of experts today on 0808 123 1221 or email

About Zygology Ltd
With 40 years’ of experience Zygology is the country's main distributor for Penn Engineering and the largest distributor for Southco and POP Avdel in the UK. We are also the UK distribution hub for MasterFix fasteners and tooling. Zygology has also recently been appointed as an official distributor for Tesa assembly adhesive tapes. We have in-house repair facilities for POP Avdel and MasterFix tools. Zygology Ltd has an in depth knowledge of the products we sell and how they can be best incorporated into yours. We will always give the best advice we can - even if this sometimes means that we end up recommending a competing technology. We combine friendly service with competitive prices and excellent stock availability.