Southco C6 / G6 – Detent Hinges

Southco’s Detent Hinge series offer multiple design advantages for door positioning applications, including multiple detents, corrosion-resistant construction and a clean, streamlined appearance that complements industrial design. All models provide proven strength and cycle life, and offer a 180° range of motion for easy access to enclosures for servicing or maintaining equipment.

Product Features and Benefits

Fixed-position detent hinges hold doors open at predetermined angles and eliminate the cost and labor of installing additional components to maintain consistent positioning.

  • Multiple detent angles allow for defined opening angles
  • Secure, snap-on covers fully conceal mounting hardware
  • Corrosion-resistant stainless steel and plastic construction
  • Contemporary styling complements industrial design

Available Options

  • Available in free-swinging style with no detents
  • Available with plastic and stainless steel, or all plastic construction
  • Available with multiple detent styles to hold door at predetermined positions
  • Each of the three C6 detent angle styles is available in a choice of three positioning torque ratings to accommodate a variety of application needs

Standards and Specifications

  • Stainless Steel Model Cycle life: up to 5,000
  • Hardened Steel Detent Tube Model Cycle Life: up to 20,000
  • Operating temperature range: -40° C (-40° F) to 80° C (180° F)

Industry Applications

  • Enclosure Companies
  • HVAC – Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning
  • Industrial Machinery
  • Marine
  • Off-Highway – Construction, Farm Vehicles