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Steel City Supply BLOG — Enclosure hardware

EMKA Hardware Production in Action

Posted by Dana Wangler on

Earlier this year we put together a video showing some of our manufacturing processes which we thought that customers would be interested to see – so here it is: Not only does it show the breadth of capability for our modular standard enclosure hardware of locks, handles, swinghandles, hinges and gaskets – but it it […]

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

Posted by EMKA UK on

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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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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