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Cabinet and Enclosure Hardware Developments at EMKA in the 21st Century

Posted by Dana Wangler on

Much has happened since the Millennium where the feedback over those years from developing products to keep pace with industrial needs has driven the development of ubiquitous items like quarter-turn locks and latches which form a core range with companies such as EMKA (UK). In the 1990’s a typical ¼ turn lock was IP54 rated […]

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New Elesa ESP Series Safety Handles

Posted by Dana Wangler on

Elesa has launched a new component that can significantly help in the construction of machines and equipment in which safety is effectively guaranteed.  Elesa's new ESP series of safety guard handles are specifically designed for the protection of the operator, where double-leaf doors are mounted, ensuring safety when used. The ESP series handles are made of polyamide based technopolymer, resistant to corrosion, oils, solvents and other chemical agents. They are especially designed to fit machine guards or automation systems with double-leaf doors. Their complete frontal closure constitutes a safety feature for the operator's fingers when opening and closing doors. The ESP handle, in...

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New Wing Knob Compression Latch

Posted by Dana Wangler on

EMKA's new IP65 compression wing knob latches are increasingly popular for cabinets and enclosures of all types – whether for their anti-vibrational characteristics, or for superior sealing.  The wing knob design makes it suitable for a large number of low access security, high sealing protection roles where ingress of dust and water is a problem. This new latch comes in 2 types, each with a full 6 mm pull-down. The basic form is adjustable only by use of different cams – its’ companion however provides extra depth adjustment with a threaded rod which considerably extends the reach to match extra...

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Hinges for flush doors

Posted by EMKA UK on

Our series of hinges produced under the 1050 reference umbrella is specifically intended for use on doors that are set flush into a frame, either on a cabinet or on equipment such as machine guards or access panels. Because they are externally mounted many are designed with a particularly low profile, with concealed pivot pins and […]

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The “Rack Pack” from EMKA – “everything but the 19 inch Rack”

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Our modular approach to locks, hinges and sealing for electrical/electronic housings of all types spreads to the now traditional 19″ Rack by way of swinghandles, rod locks, hinges and gaskets designed specifically to suit their indoor application. Swinghandles – within our present generation a novelty but now ubiquitous – have found a particular place in the […]

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