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Lock In Your Industrial Design with the Right Security

Lock In Your Industrial Design with the Right Security

When designing enclosures, it’s crucial to know exactly how much security the end user requires. That single detail will determine which products—including locks—you must use for the ideal user experience. Choosing the wrong lock for the required security level will create hazards for the end user that could be detrimental.
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Environmental Factors to Consider When Selecting Handles

Environmental Factors to Consider When Selecting Handles

Industrial designers have plenty to think about for every project they work on. Each environmental element present and every substance handled by employees will impact the design’s longevity, so you must ensure all components, including your handles, are properly selected for the end use.
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EMKA 1011-05 Bubble Top Gasket

EMKA 1011-05 Bubble Top Gasket

EMKA bubble top gasket P/N 1011-05 is one of the most widely used EMKA products on the market today.  Users across the commercial and industrial industries rely upon this popular gasket for it's quality and unique sealing properties.
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ELESA Pull Handle 37101 - Tough and Affordable

ELESA Pull Handle 37101 - Tough and Affordable

The ELESA pull handle 37101 is a good choice when your application requires a pull handle that is tough, yet affordable.

This ELESA (M.443-CH series) bridge-type handle is made of a tough glass-fibre reinforced polyamide based (PA) technopolymer.  They come in the following colors: black, orange, grey, red and green with a matte finish. Mounting is achieved with pass-through holes for cylindrical-head screws with hexagon socket.

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EMKA Gaskets Provide EMC/EMI Protection

EMKA Gaskets Provide EMC/EMI Protection

EMC protection against transmission of electromagnetic interference is a major design consideration for manufacturers of susceptible equipment.  Sheathed EMC/EMI gasket offered by EMKA can be a solution to this problem.

This EPDM gasket has a conductive external skin in order to attenuate the transmission of electromagnetic interference across a sealed junction. In addition to EMC, this gasket can help with gap sealing, noise reduction, vibration damping, and impact cushioning on cabinets and machinery.

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How High-Visibility Hardware Can Value And Security To Your Design

How High-Visibility Hardware Can Value And Security To Your Design

The protection of contents within your container depends on both the structural integrity of the container itself and the security capabilities of its hardware. The people handling the container also play a huge role in the safety of the enclosure, and making their job easier can be as simple as choosing the right locks and latches for your design.
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3 Reasons To Use Guide Shoes In Your Design

3 Reasons To Use Guide Shoes In Your Design

If your design relies on a cam for closure, users may run into the common predicament of the cam scraping against the side of the enclosure. The friction cause by a piece of steel hardware being dragged over a steel surface can cause numerous problems for your design.
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How To Ensure Your Hardware Is Suitable For Hygienic Environments

How To Ensure Your Hardware Is Suitable For Hygienic Environments

Designing an enclosure for use in the food or medical sectors requires the use of specific hardware created with strict hygienic standards in mind. Speccing in a part that doesn’t meet these standards can make your entire design fail in its intended field of use, and choosing the right one requires careful consideration and attention to detail.
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