K2/K3/K4/K5 - Rotary Draw latches

K2/K3/K4/K5 - Rotary Draw latches

High working loads, convenient mechanical advantage, and compact size are common advantages that make these Southco rotary draw latches a good choice for co-planar applications where space and strength are important functional considerations.

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All metal construction, a durable rotary cam design, and good pull-up specifications give these latches a firm grip for consistent panel closure that resists accidental opening. Working loads vary by latch size and style.

  • Fold-down wing handle provides a low-profile secure grip, plus easy actuation – just lift and turn
  • Optional spring-loaded versions accommodate misalignment
  • Stylized Designer Series latches provide the most draw of any Southco draw latch – 12 mm (.47")
  • Industrial Series latches provide approximately 6-9 mm (.24" to .36") of draw
  • Available in multiple size, design, material, and finish options to fit a variety of application requirements

Available Options

  • Multiple keeper designs permit concealed or elongated in-line latching, or right-angle latching
  • Steel and stainless steel materials available in natural, plated, and black powder coated finishes

Industry Applications

  • Automotive, Trucks
  • Cases
  • Construction Equipment, Off-Highway Vehicles, Farm Equipment
  • Exhibits/Signs
  • HVAC
  • Industrial Enclosures
  • Industrial Machinery, Machine Tools, Metal Cutting
  • Lawn/Garden Equipment

  • The K2 Series concealed spring version is ideal for applications where shock or vibration can occur,
  • or where allowance is needed for mounting hole irregularities, panel variations, and gasket set
  • The riveted K2 Series fixed version is ideal for applications where misalignment is not a concern

Spring-loaded styles compensate up to 4 mm (.156") for misalignment
Kick-out springs lift latch/blade for clearance of keeper when opened
Padlockable or keylockable styles provide added security options
Low-profile styles require as little as 11 mm (.42") space above face of panel
Tool-operated style helps provide restricted access
Long-slide styles provide extended reach as well as off-plane latching
Hinge-lock style secures panel when latched, allows it to swing open when unlatched
Small Link Lock Series
Medium Link Lock Series
Large Link Lock Series