New Miniature Southco Cam Latch Provides Solution for Limited Space Applications - Available Now At Zygology

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Southco pride themselves on “creating first impressions that last” and the new mini addition to the E5 fixed grip cam latch range does that by providing reliable performance and an all new, versatile solution for applications where space is at a premium.

Featuring a 30% reduction in intrusion compared to Southco’s popular standard E5 Cam Latch series, the miniature E5 Cam Latch is a simple, cost effective solution for small enclosures, providing a significantly smaller footprint for limited space applications.

Available in multiple grip sizes, the mini E5 is ideal for applications with light duty doors, or where the inside of the enclosure has limited space and only permits minimal latch intrusion.

The new E5 also offers universal operation, making it suitable for both right-hand and left-hand hinged doors.

Reduced packaging and varying options for grip and actuation make the miniature E5 suitable for a wide range of industry applications reducing costs previously necessary as a result of special order requirement.

Meeting rigorous NEMA 4 and IP65 standards for water and dust protection increases durability and safety. The E5 provides ingress protection and is suitable for use indoors and out. Usability and longevity is increased as the new latch solution provides protection against incidental contact with elements such as falling dirt, rain, sleet, snow, windblown dust, splashing water, and hose-directed water.

Economical and easy to use, the miniature E5 Cam Latch offers various tool styles and manual actuation options to accommodate application security requirements.

Features & Benefits:

  • Mini size - 30% smaller than standard Cam latches, suitable for enclosures with limited panel intrusion
  • Wide material, finish and grip options - Suitable for wide range of applications, minimise needs for special orders
  • Extensive head style options - Meet most industry regulatory needs
  • NEMA and IP compliant - Can be used for indoor or outdoor environment
  • Internal spring - Compensate up to 2mm of grip misalignment
  • Options for pre-installed Cam or without Cam - Pre-installed Cam reduces installation time; without Cam allows flexibility usage across multiple applications
  • Tool, Key, or Pad-locking - Multiple lock options enhance security
  • Fixed Grip - Offers quick and easy installation with precision grip
  • Wide grip range - Large grip distance to accommodate most applications needs
  • Tool Operated - Provides added security
  • Ramped surface Cam - Ramped surface provides up to 0.8mm compression

Industry Applications:

  • Automotive
  • Industrial Machinery
  • Enclosure
  • Furniture Manufacturing
  • Transportation
  • HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning)
  • Telecom
  • Sheet metal Fabrication

Global Product Manager Loc Tieu adds, “The miniature E5 Cam Latch is a simple and affordable solution for limited space applications. Reduced packaging and varying options for grip and actuation make the miniature E5 suitable for a wide range of industry applications.”

Discussing how the new mini E5 Cam Latch from Southco benefits Zygology customers, Sales Manager Richard Avery said, “Southco’s E5 Cam Latch range continues to assist our customers with their latch requirements.

“This new mini variant provides an unprecedented versatility to all customers requiring cam latches for applications with limited spaces.”

If you’d like to find out more and discover how you can utilise new miniature E5 Cam Latch from PEM in limited space applications, 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 largest distributor for Southco and POP Avdel in the UK and the country’s main distributor for Penn Engineering. 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.