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Press Releases from EMKA (UK) Ltd (36 total)

EMKA at PPMA Exhibition, 1st – 3rd October 2019 at the NEC, Stand No. G96

EMKA (UK) Ltd and EMKA Profiles Ltd, both based in the Coventry-Birmingham area, are looking forward to demonstrating their UK manufactured products at the PPMA Exhibition on 1st – 3rd October at the NEC on stand number G96. EMKA Profiles Ltd specialise in the manufacture of spring steel inserted profiles which are a combination of edge protector with bonded sponge. These rubber profiles are a co-extrusion of solid and sponge rubber,

EMKA eCam updates mechanical locks to electronic security systems

EMKA are offering their retro-fit eCam system as an upgrade for mechanical locks and latches where an electronic interface is now required to improve security and/or provide access logs integrated with other personnel monitoring networks. The eCam facilitates electronic locking for quarter-turns and other latching without the need to change doors or panels on machine controls, machine guards, control and data housings, so ensuring major time and cost savings over the

EMKA accessories – “everything but the enclosure”

EMKA’s theme of “everything but the enclosure” is certainly an excellent aspiration and for many applications seems to be a practical offering. So, when it comes to enclosure component hardware, EMKA have expanded into the space of the enclosure/equipment interface. A place where useful items such as a protective escutcheon, panel mounting brackets, cable shunting rings, cable grommets, drawing pockets and inspection windows can make life so much simpler for

EMKA cover stay and door stop solution to wind and gravity problems

EMKA are aware that the generic problem with many doors and access panels is often that they have a large surface area – easily caught by wind and able to generate a lot of force. This makes maintenance or installation/updates a difficult problem and potentially a painful one. Similar problems exist where a door/panel is opened against gravity or perhaps is in a position where passers-by may knock it closed. In

New from EMKA – sealed quarter-turn option for floor and ground latches in Rai …

The EMKA range of stainless steel quarter-turn catches now includes their new Program 1000 System incorporating a sealed cover. This is especially valuable for railway applications or other situations where a floor mounted latch is required and there is a need to exclude the infiltration of dirt and moisture into the latch mechanism. The threaded cover may be used with a number of 1000 program latches which offer square, slotted, triangular,

EMKA offers extra stock of general hardware for doors everywhere

EMKA are delighted to announce that their extensive stock of general door hardware is expected to help their customers maintain a continuous supply of components for the production of specialist enclosures/cabinets and vehicles at all times – saving time and worry over possible delays. The EMKA program includes chest handles, compression handles, surface mounted locks, cam locks, button type snap locks, slam locks, slide latches, panel latches, deadbolt locks, bridge clamps

EMKA at “Made in the Midlands Exhibition”, 20th June 2019, RICOH Arena, Cove …

EMKA (UK) Ltd and EMKA Profiles Ltd, both based in the Coventry-Birmingham area, are looking forward to promoting their UK manufactured products at the RICOH Arena, Coventry on 20th June 2019 as part of the “Made in the Midlands Exhibition”. EMKA Profiles Ltd specialise in the manufacture of spring steel inserted profiles which are a combination of edge protector with bonded sponge. These rubber profiles are a co-extrusion of solid and

Innovations for HVACR Systems – a new leaflet from EMKA

EMKA have detailed their latest HVACR related products under the “Innovations” banner and in line with the company philosophy of “everything but the enclosure” we again find product design and technological leadership. This approach benefits design engineers and installers alike with designed for purpose niche standard items which are easy to fit, fully meet industry requirements and save costs. Examples from this new leaflet include their new modular locking handle suitable

EMKA announces in-house testing laboratory now accredited to highest internation …

EMKA has always believed it is important to support their standard and custom products with a comprehensive in-house testing facility. This has been a significant part of EMKA engineering over many years and now their Technology Centre has been accredited by the Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle GmbH – DAkkS) (The German National Accreditation Body) for ten selected test procedures. According to the standard DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025, it confirms the capability of

New EMKA Railway Program 1001 Safety Latch Lock with visual indicator

As a long-time partner of the train and transport industry, EMKA is constantly working on new and innovative locking developments like their IP65 Stainless Steel Safety Latch Lock with red/green visual position indicator. This flush mounted unit is tamper and vibration proof for rear mounting on doors of 5mm thickness where fully flush appearance is required, otherwise a slight inset or upstand is presented. The unit is to DIN EN 61373

New Invisible Gear Hinge from EMKA – a 180° fit for railway doors

The new EMKA 1007 program concealed gear hinge – often referred to in the industry as “SOSS” type is a hidden 180° opening unit mounted within the width thickness of the doors with a minimum dimension of 33mm. Smooth sliding action and improved appearance are additionally offered by this rugged hinge which is equally at home in railway carriages or offices, on passenger doors or cupboard doors – where being

Custom locking solutions from EMKA for railway applications

The friendly engineers at EMKA are well aware of the varying needs of industrial markets worldwide – the Railway industry of course is one in particular where they have both a standard product and significant custom design focus. Of course, custom design is applicable to large and small production quantities, but is always targeted at achieving the best lock, latch, sealing solution for rail related applications. Typically, this may include use of

New flush mounting quarter-turn and compression latches from EMKA for railway do …

EMKA’s new catalogue of Ingenious Locking Technology for the Railroad Industry includes many new approaches to the specific needs of rail installers. The Program 1057 flush mounting quarter-turn latch is one such item. Designed for rear fitting to door panels of 3.5 to 21mm thickness and to present a very neat flush and vandal-resistant face, this lock is partnered with its sister Program 1000 IP65 stainless steel compression latch for

Single-factor, Multi-factor - front door, rear door linked data cabinet security …

EMKA announce single and multi-factor authentication for linked front and back cabinet doors in data storage environments. Their “at the handle” db BioLock fingerprint authentication can be used on its own for biometric level security or may be coupled with other components to incorporate keycard, RFID, smartcard and/or PIN inputs to provide seamless access control across a complete enterprise. Where rear door security is required then the cabinet may be fitted

New from EMKA – stainless steel tamper-proof compression latch for railway use

Vibration and tampering are both addressed with the new Program 1000 stainless steel compression latch from EMKA for use in railway applications. This IP65 latch offers a high degree of vandal-resistance by virtue of its tube key mechanism requiring a special internally profiled key to open/close and to operate the 6mm gasket compression featured by turning the key 90° - once to close the latch and then again to compress the

HVACR cabinet handles from EMKA UK – specialist hardware – specialist instal …

As a world-wide market leader in enclosure and cabinet hardware under the banner “Everything but the Enclosure”, we are used to seeing high quality niche components from EMKA. Their ingenious locking technology products for HVACR systems fulfils our expectations in this respect. EMKA offer in particular their advanced crossover compression latch/hinge which manages to combine both functions on the one product – so enabling L or R opening or complete panel

New EMKA eCam electromechanical lock for cam latches – offers convenient vehic …

The new eCam from EMKA provides a secure electromechanical locking system to prevent opening of a manually operated latch/lock even when forced from the outside. Their EMKA eCam is designed especially for trailers, mobile homes and RVs where it enables multiple locking/unlocking from a remote central point. Each door latch/lock may be selected to suit the individual door so that it engages into the eCam. Variants of eCam include no-status-indicator, status-indicator-included

New Stainless Steel Railway Catch from EMKA

The new Program 1000 stainless steel quarter-turn latch from EMKA uses an externally mounted C shaped catch and insert type spanner lock in conformity with RIC for Railway use outside the sealing gasket on enclosures and cabinets. By mounting outside the cabinet frame and outside the gasketing area, panel builders may be confident that the lock installation ensures integrity of the housing as the sealed area is not compromised in

New EMKA Catalogue – Ingenious Locking Technology 2018/2019

This new 2018/2019 catalogue from EMKA covers their comprehensive range of over 15,000 ingenious locking technology products – in fact “everything but the enclosure” certified to ISO 9001. EMKA is the world market leader for locking systems, hinges and gasketing for switch and control cabinets and in the sectors of HVACR, food technology and transport EMKA ranks among the leading manufacturers of locking technology as we can see from their new

EMKA extend custom gasket profiles with new tooling capability

EMKA have a truly extensive range of standard gasket profiles in materials such as EPDM, neoprene, PVC, black nitrate, natural rubber, and silicone, but as engineers often find there can be advantages to a custom design. So, we are delighted that they have taken the step of adding further investment toward in-house tooling capability for custom profiles to suit specialist enclosures, automotive applications, agricultural equipment, construction equipment, railside housings and

New 2018 Electronic and Biometric Locking Catalogue from EMKA

Because threats to data security are internal to organisations as well as external, securing physical access to server cabinets is essential. That’s why corporations, military units and intelligence communities rely on EMKA-Digitus Biometrics, and stemming from this partnership there is now a full and free catalogue on the EMKA-Digitus range of Electronic and Biometric locking systems. This includes the world’s most flexible solution set for server-cabinet access control, with options

EMKA Aluminium PROflex window kits for quicker self-assembly

The EMKA PROflex aluminium window system enables users to fabricate what they want, when they want it, off the shelf for use as windows or mounting panels with or without depth frame for clearance of door mounted instrumentation. The DIY approach enables panels to be outsourced in non-standard materials to non-standard sizes. It also allows for standard sizes to be adapted or modified to suit custom requirements at short notice. The PROflex

EMKA toggle and hook latches – quick and convenient spring closure

Toggle latches, over-centre catches, wire toggles, spring catches and so on are a common quick action method of closure for packing of equipment or temporary fitting of masks/jigs etc. So we are pleased to find that market leader in enclosure hardware EMKA UK has a comprehensive range for specialist OEMs, installers, manufacturers and assemblers who are already familiar with their range of locks, hinges, swinghandles and gasket profiles. The EMKA Program

EMKA high performance stainless steel hinges for specialist enclosures

Stainless steel is of course known for its robust strength under arduous corrosive conditions and that is exactly why EMKA chose it for their program of specialist cabinet/enclosure hinges. Their range of internal/external screw-on/weld-on designs are specifically developed to complement stainless steel or non-metallic enclosures in frequent wash-down areas or in marine environments. Users of housings for electrical or electronic control/distribution equipment will benefit from application of stainless steel hinges which can

Specialist stainless steel cabinet and enclosure latch/locks from EMKA

Two well-known factors come together – the well understood benefits of stainless steel and the proven design/engineering technologies of EMKA - in their range of specialist latches and locks for industrial cabinets and enclosures. EMKA expertise enables the corrosion-resistance and ultimate strength of stainless steel to be developed into the robust longevity of their locking products. Stainless steel components from EMKA therefore enable engineers to “fit-and-forget”, their designed-for-purpose high quality designs

New EMKA 1200 program Aluminium Windows for vision, for mounting, for protection

The new EMKA 1200 program aluminium windows provide visibility, mounting space and protection when used in conjunction with electrical enclosures or cabinets where instrumentation, push buttons or other control equipment requires secondary visibility, mounting or protection. They may be used as a window or primary door. The 1200 and 1210 Proflex series come as low profile frames of 15-18mm depth or with depth frames of 30mm, 47mm, or 60mm featuring a

Chest Handles from EMKA - robust and functional

Making life easier for manual handlers of packing cases, equipment and other transport packaging, these chest handles from EMKA (UK) Ltd offer a strong and robust grip. Their low profile of only 10mm to 15mm with spring retention to keep the handle in place, ensures a clean installation with ease of use – coupled with comfortable handle grips. Manual use handles are complemented with triangular lifting eyes for hooks, ropes etc.,

EMKA Fire Protection Gasket UL general purpose and DIN EN for Rail Industry

EMKA general purpose 1016 self-adhesive gasket is available in fire resistant versions to UL94 VO and 94HB ratings as an expanded closed-cell neoprene in stock strips from 3mm to 80mm thick and in standard widths from 10mm up to 80mm, with complete custom capability, e.g. for sheets and punched shapes. Clip-on P sections for sealing of enclosure and cabinet doors are available in low smoke, low toxicity EPDM, offered to DIN

EMKA 1095 program – bow/bridge, tubular and chest handles for industry

The ubiquitous need to allow an interface for the human hand with industrial equipment of all sizes has led EMKA to offer their 1095 program of handles which provide an easy solution – easy to use, easy to install. Known variously as bow handles, bridge handles or simply as pull handles, the versions from EMKA in comfortable round or oval grip styles, are readily fixed from front or rear depending on

EMKA Gaskets supplement EMC protection

EMC protection against transmission of electro-magnetic interference is a major design consideration for manufacturers of susceptible equipment, however this sometimes requires supplementation. The sheathed EMC gasket offered by EMKA can be a solution to this problem. EMC versions of the EMKA 1016 gasket program in EPDM have a conductive external skin in order to attenuate the transmission of electro-magnetic interference across a sealed junction. In addition to EMC, typical applications for

EMKA Hygiene gaskets for HVAC and Food industries

Leading gasket providers to specialist panel builders for the HVAC and Food industries – EMKA UK – offer a range of gasket profiles to meet the particular requirements of these industries in terms of their sealing capabilities and their specific hygiene characteristics. These profiles are covered by guideline 6022 issued by the VDI association which describes the minimum hygienic standards for ventilation and air conditioning systems. EMKA 6022 gaskets enable

Specialist gasket profiles from EMKA for enclosures, cabinets, vehicles, HVAC

Specialist hardware company EMKA are pleased to carry extensive stock of standard gasket profiles for enclosures, cabinets, vehicles, HVAC and similar. Extruded sections provide a simple and effective means of sealing to common IP ratings such as IP44, IP55, IP65, IP66. EMKA gaskets seal against ingress of dust or liquids when installed face-to-face between a door and cabinet frame. Other sections install edge-to-face and yet others seal inspection windows or

The EMKA Pin Hinge solution to specialist enclosure doors and panels

The engineers at EMKA have put together a quick, simple, low cost and reliable pin hinging solution for specialist enclosure doors and panels. Their range of pin hinges offer a quickly demountable installation with no loss of the pin – which is retained and spring loaded. These hinges are suitable for light panels where they enable quick assembly as they are only fixed with one half on the panel itself and

EMKA Hinges for flush cabinet doors offer smooth appearance and better security

The EMKA range of hinges have been designed specifically for fitment of flush doors to specialist enclosures and cabinets so as to enable a smart clean look coupled with improved security since the close fit of an inset door minimises access for tools and other pry bars. The full range allows 90°, 180° or 270° opening dependent upon the specific hinge chosen. Concealed, welded and lift-off features are available in a

New 1000 Program Polyamide housing for EMKA quarter-turn locks

EMKA’s market leading quarter-turn locks in their 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 lock cylinder or other insert for exceptional corrosion resistance at significantly lower cost than an

The EMKA Protector Anti-Vandal IP65 Swinghandle Latches

The all-new EMKA 1317 Protector Program of IP65 swinghandles supersedes the much loved 1107 series with improved design incorporating Haptic principles for improved operation and feel, also taking advantage of advanced design and production technology to reduce weight, produce closer tolerances and achieve compatible materials matching for better performance and reliability. All variants of the Protector Program are designed for use in outdoor cabinets (e.g. switch cabinets, telecommunication enclosures or