Reliable Latch Solutions to Meet Your Needs

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Reliable latches are a critical component to the products you provide to your customers, whether you are manufacturing truck bodies, trailers, emergency vehicles, HVAC equipment, metal fabricated tool boxes, or a myriad of other industrial equipment products.Whether you need a standard or specialty latch, require special kitting or partial assembly to speed production, Austin Hardware has expert staff to help you identify the right latch so you can stay on time and on budget. Austin’s team of in-house engineers are also available to assist you, at no additional cost, with custom applications.

Here are just a few of the types of latches in stock at Austin:

Cam and Bar Locks
Austin’s cam and bar locks provide security for many heavy duty applications, such as rear trailer doors. From weather resistant to heavy duty environments, we’ll help you choose the best cam/bar lock for your application, or help customize one to your specifications. We offer replacement parts as well as packaged and welded assembly cam and bar locks for quick and easy installation.

Compression Latches
Compression latches are found in just about every industry from railway to HVAC to industrial machinery, construction equipment and more. Our range of light to heavy-duty compression latches are durable and are available in lever style, lift and turn style, and more.

Deadbolt Latches
Our deadbolts are engineered to perform under the most extreme conditions where extra security is needed. Our heavy-duty deadbolt latches surpass the demands of most industrial and commercial applications. Deadbolt latches include barrel bolts, or multi-point center controlled, roller style, spring-loaded, locking, non-locking, padlockable, and more.

Hasps and Staples
Hasps and staples are great for chests, gates, lockers, cabinets, and more. They are available in several materials and finishes including stainless steel, plain steel, zinc plated steel, and aluminum, with or without mounting holes. They’re easy to install and provide extra security when used with a padlock.

With Austin, You Get More
Think of our team as an extension of your team. We can provide custom packaging and labeling, help reduce your freight charges, or implement a complete vendor managed inventory program.

We’re here to help you reduce costs, improve processes, and solve problems. That’s why Austin Hardware is the leading source for industrial and vehicular hardware in the country. Contact us.


New Product Announcement – Compact Rotary Latch


Learn more about Southco’s R4-10 Rotary Latch

New Compact Rotary Latch Features Dual Trigger Actuation

Southco’s new R4-10 Rotary Latch with Dual Trigger features a compact design and multiple points of actuation, allowing the latch to be triggered by two independent actuators. Dual actuation points and its compact size make the R4-10 with Dual Trigger an ideal solution for doors and panels that require actuation from multiple positions. For instance, the R4-10 with Dual Trigger facilitates access when entering or exiting an entry door, or when accessing a larger panel or piece of equipment from two separate points.

  • Dual point design allows the rotary latch to be actuated from different points
  • Compact design minimizes protrusion within enclosure applications
  • Provides concealed latching with push-to-close convenience
  • Allows remote actuation when paired with Southco cables and actuators

Contact Austin Hardware & Supply for more information or click here for product specifications from Southco.

New Product Announcement

New Spring Loaded Concealed Pull Offers Simple, Push Button Access

Southco’s 67 Concealed Pull is now available in a spring-loaded version that offers the same flush mount design as the standard 67 series, but features all-metal construction, providing higher strength and improved industrial design. When triggered via simple, push-button operation, the spring-loaded 67 automatically releases the handle for easy access, providing a convenient grip for opening doors or panels.

  • Learn more about Southco’s 67 Concealed PullSpring loaded, push-button trigger allows for quick access to the handle
  • Durable, all metal design provides higher strength and durability
  • Flush, surface mount design complements industrial design
  • Available with black or silver finish, as well as custom color options

Contact Austin Hardware & Supply for more information or click here for product specifications from Southco.


New Product Announcement


New Orbital Sander Improves Air Flow Using Less Power

Mirka’s new direct electric random orbital sander, the Deros 550x, performs comparably with conventional 500W electric machines, while it’s 5″ pad makes it especially well suited for smaller areas.

  • 5” pad with 5.0 mm oscillation
  • Voltage main supply (VAC) 100 – 120
  • For general purpose sanding of most surfaces
  • Maintains a constant speed even under heavy load
  • Unique symmetrical design makes it equally comfortable in both left hand or the right hand, and longer body allows for two-hand grip as well
  • Equipped with a new type of backing pad, which has a central air inlet resulting in improved air flow and helps extract dust away

Download a PDF of the product announcement or contact Austin Hardware & Supply for more information.

New Product Announcement

Learn more about Southco’s C2 Lever Latch

Sealed Lever Latch Meets Door Ingress Protection Ratings

Southco’s new sealed C2 Lever Latch provides the same consistent compression and vibration resistance as the standard C2 Series, but features a sealed design that meets NEMA 4 and IP65 standards for water and dust protection, making it suitable for use indoors and out. The sealed C2 Lever Latch meets ingress protection requirements without having to adjust or change existing panel or door designs, and is an ideal solution for new installations as well as retrofits.

  • Sealed design protects against water and dust
  • Lever action enables easy, quick operation
  • Flush, low profile design
  • Locking options deliver increased security

Contact Austin Hardware & Supply for more information or click here for product specifications from Southco.