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Steel City Supply BLOG — 1/4 turn locks

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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Hardware package for small housings and boxes

Posted by EMKA UK on

Small housings and boxes for electrical or electronic equipment require appropriate door hardware such as our small quarter-turn 1022 range. These robust low-cost locks in zinc die or polyamide offer insert key or cylinder lock closure in a body format of 20mm diameter, and so take up minimal space on the door itself. The 1022 range […]

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Stainless Steel Hardware for Stainless Steel Enclosures

Posted by EMKA UK on

Our EMKA program of stainless steel  locks and stainless steel hinges – along with suitable gasket sealing profiles – is ideal for specialist stainless steel enclosures or for grp and highly finished steel housings where there is a need for high corrosion resistance and/or the high strength of stainless steel. This excellent utility largely stems from the EMKA […]

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“Everything but the wall mounted enclosure”

Posted by EMKA UK on

For many years our slogan here at EMKA has been “Everything but the Enclosure” –  which we intend to convey our commitment to providing enclosure hardware so that specialist metal workers and panel makers can manufacture high quality enclosures which suit the needs of the electrical controls industry, and the many other related industries who share the […]

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New 1000 Program Polyamide housing for quarter-turn locks

Posted by EMKA UK on

Our market leading quarter-turn locks in the 1000 program have recently been given an alternative 30mm housing in polyamide which offers lower cost and better outdoor longevity for these popular locks. 1000 program locks offer sealing to IP65 and above dependant on specification. Now it is possible to select this polyamide housing combined with stainless steel […]

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