Southco delivers innovative, engineered access hardware solutions designed to enhance the "touch points" of customer products. Southco leverages its global resources to deliver proven solutions which can reduce the overall costs and cycle time of customer projects.
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Quality, Innovation and Expertise are the key elements of the Avdel range of fasteners. Avdel focuses on identifying new product improvements whilst constantly updating its range of fastening solutions to help customers maximise output and profitability. The Avdel range includes Blind Rivets, Speed Fasteners and Rivet Nut systems, as well as high quality pneumatic tooling.
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PEM is a global leader in the manufacture of Clinch Fasteners, providing fastener and fastener installation design and product solutions, utilizing a unique self-clinching technology to provide strong, reusable and permanent threads and mounting points in thin sheetmetal and PC Boards.
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BBA produce a range of high quality inserts designed to provide a solution for certain specialist applications. Using a unique and patented design, BCT rivet nuts from BBA bring a whole new level of versatility and performance to manufacturing.
High performance rivet nuts for difficult applications
Can be used in materials such as GRP, Carbon fibre, plastics etc as well as all metals.
Suitable for thicker materials
Exceptional thread strength and high resistance to turning in the application.
Available in steel, aluminium, brass and A2 or A4 stainless steel.
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The most cost effective method of installing a full depth thread in thin gauge materials, Value Rivet Nuts come in a variety of forms. Ideal for use in drilled or punched holes, Value Rivet Nuts are installed from one side making them especially suitable for tube, box sections or tight corners. A comprehensive range of inserts is available in a large range of metric thread sizes to suit most applications.
Zygology Value rivet nuts offer the following benefits:
Zygology is a Master Distributor For Gesipa UK. This means that we can assist with advice on product selection, problem solving as well as the supply of Gesipa products. Currently we can offer a fast turn around on fasteners, and tools from stock.
Shown below are examples of just some of the products Gesipa manufactures.
GESIPA’s PolyGrip rivets feature a wide grip range enabling a single Polygrip to replace up to 3 lengths of standard blind rivets. The PolyGrip’s hole-filling rivet body expands within the application material for better joint integrity. The large blind-side closing head with locked mandrel core provides better support and improved sealing for weather resistance. Polygrips are available in three head styles. Material choices include Aluminum, Steel and Stainless Steel.
GESIPA Dome Peel rivets split into four legs providing a large blind side bearing head for improved support in brittle, soft or ductile materials.
GESIPA Tri-fold rivets form three folded legs that distribute the fastener's clamp-load over a larger blind side head formation. The larger blind side offers increased pull-through resistance in soft and ductile material applications. Tri-fold rivets are used in automotive applications such as plastic body panels, trim, and interior components.
GESIPA manufactures a complete line of Extra Length metric blind rivets according to DIN7337 standards in 3 mm, 4 mm, 4.8 mm, 5 mm, 6 mm and 6.4 mm diameters. Material choices include Aluminum/Steel, Steel/Steel, as well as 304 and 316 Alloy Stainless Steel.
GESIPA’s Mega-Grip is a high strength multigrip structural blind rivet. The flush-break mechanically locked mandrel core improves weather resistance and provides higher shear strength. During setting the rivet body expands within the application material to provide complete hole-fill for tighter joints. Mega-Grips are offered in three head styles: Dome, Large Flange and Countersunk. Material choices include Aluminum and Steel.
GESIPA’s G-Bulb is a high strength structural blind rivet. Designed for thinner material applications, the G-Bulb forms a large blind-side closing head, providing better material support and higher pull-through resistance. High shear strength is achieved by the locked mandrel core. Material choices include Steel and Stainless Steel.
GESIPA’s Bulb-tites are the original high-strength structural tri-folding blind rivets. The comprehensive Bulb-tite product line includes 10 unique series, offering a broad range of diameters, head styles and material choices.
GESIPA produces a comprehensive range of air tools capable of setting all types of blind and structural rivets. The Tuarus range offers fast cycle times combined with flexibilty and ease of use
For those with out access to compressed air GESIPA produces a range of re-chargeable battry powered tools suitable for placing blind rivets up to 6.4 MM in diameter and rivet nuts up to M8.
iButtonŽ Electronic Key System Simplifies Key Management
The compact iButton based system requires no software and allows users to easily set up, modify, add and delete access privileges with the touch of a button. The system comprises an iButton key, or electronic key fob, a probe/reader to transmit information and a controller that reads and validates the digital code. A user need only touch the electronic key to the reader to authenticate the key and receive access. With up to 15 users per controller, the electronic key can be programmed to operate as many locks as necessary. The solution provides stellar security with 280 trillion possible key codes. Additionally, the electronic key system lays the groundwork for audit trail capability and access monitoring.
The Southco electronic Key System can operate any Southco electromechanical lock and is especially well suited for applications that require the distribution of multiple keys to individuals with varying access privileges across multiple access points - an arduous undertaking with mechanical keys. And because it’s stainless steel and sealed, the waterproof iButton is suitable for outdoor and marine environments.
Key Product Features and Benefits
·Simplified key management workable with the touch of a button ·Minimal power consumption ideal for battery powered applications ·User friendly with simple, software-free installation and audible feedback ·Custom colors for design flexibility ·Sealed, waterproof, stainless steel construction for durability ·High security with trillions of possible key codes
·Custom colors and logos; customer branded key fob
·Servers, kiosks and industrial enclosures ·Biohazard containment ·Lockers, tool/key storage ·Marine entry and storage doors ·Off-highway entry doors and cab storage ·Post boxes ·Datacenters ·Gaming units
The Southco electronic key can be used in applications requiring simplified key management capabilities. Customers using multiple key codes, granting different access privileges or working with a large number of enclosures would be well served by the efficient, easily programmable iButton system. Sensitive applications requiring secure storage - such as biohazard containment or drug storage - would benefit from the electronic key’s security features. The durable construction of the system and its sleep mode feature also make it ideal for applications where harsh environments or power consumption are concerns. Compact and easy to use, the system provides streamlined key management to applications industry wide.
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