EMKA UK Ltd is the UK subsidiary of EMKA Beschlagteile GmbH, specialising in “Everything but the Enclosure” - the design, manufacture and distribution of electronic locking modules, biometric locking systems, locks, latches, hinges, gaskets and sealing profiles, handles, rod controls, toggle latches, keylocks, compression locks, stainless steel products, window and door units, air conditioning components, commercial vehicle accessories and accessories to the Electrical and Electronic, HVAC and Industrial Enclosure Industries. For the latest product news and information please visit our blog.
quarter turn locking for cabinets, covers and locks
traditional T and L handles for enclosures
Accessories including cams, handles, rod control, dust cap, rotation prevention, rods
ELECTRONIC LOCKING MODULES (ELM) and Biometric Locking Systems
high tech security for high tech equipment
for installations such as Data Centres
single and multi-point applications
in most circumstances will allow installation into a single punched hole
wide range of COMPRESSION LOCKS
EMKA LOCKING SYSTEMS with flat and round ROD CONTROLS
multiple length options
quick installation designs
multi-point door closure
full range of EMKA swinghandles as well as T and L handle enclosure locks if required
Rods can be cut to required length with a number of rod actuating mechanisms to permit preferred operation and cost levels
bridge style handles (also known as bow or pull handles)
aluminium, steel, plastic moulded, and plastic and tubular types
Some are suitable for use in manufacturing areas while others are intended for offices or similar environments
designed to match industrial needs at functional and ergonomic levels
for prominent and flush doors
counter-balancing spring loaded
stainless steel versions available
Wire toggle latches
quick action closure for cabinets, luggage, equipment, cases and boxes
COMMERCIAL VEHICLE ACCESSORIES
luggage compartment handles
locks and latches
toggles and similar items
This range builds on EMKA’s extensive program of moulded sealing profiles and custom formed gasket rings and frames with vulcanised corners – which have met a significant need within the commercial vehicle industry.
Applications include buses, coaches, earth moving equipment, military vehicles, transfer vehicles, trains, light rail, generators, trailers, trucks, glazing panels, recreational vehicles, cabins, caravans, ships and boats, special vehicles, cabinets, enclosures and general ‘industrial’ situations, as well as off-road vehicles, subways, trams, railway carriages, mobile homes, municipal vehicles, horse boxes and emergency service vehicles.
STAINLESS STEEL COMPONENTS
EMKA are increasingly finding that “everything in stainless steel” is the demand for cabinet hardware as installations find more aggressive environments and more challenging regulations.
The food processing and pharmaceutical industries have become ever more sophisticated and far reaching in their requirements and EMKA can now provide a wealth of components in stainless steel from specialist locking systems to handles and hinges. Materials vary from AISI 303 to AISI 316, including fabricated as well as fully machined items with sealing up to IP66.
self-gripping sealing profiles with no permanent memory
window rubber with locking strip
installed in one piece without being mitred enabling quick and easy fitting of gaskets
EMKA AIR CONDITIONING APPLICATIONS
covers the requirements of thick insulated door installation
long shafted large grip latch handles – available with locking options such as keylock and padlock
recessed door pulls
WINDOW and DOOR UNITS
custom made and available with a wide variety of options
with or without frame
completely assembled or as a kit for self-assembly
locks and latches
cover stays and door stops
panel mounting devices
cable shunting rings
All of interest to designers and manufacturers of all types of enclosures
We believe the EMKA product line to be the most innovative and comprehensive in the industry today. Our creative design team are constantly working to improve and extend our very large product range. EMKA can offer short lead times and competitive pricing.
To arrange a visit by one of our representatives or for further information/catalogue please contact us.
1325 modular lock & swinghandle, EMKA (UK) Ltd
1317 vandal resistant swinghandle, EMKA (UK) Ltd
High speed solution, dust protection, EMKA (UK) Ltd
Compression latch with red visual indicator ring, EMKA (UK) Ltd
Vandal resistant concealed hardware for outdoor enclosures, EMKA (UK) Ltd
Protector IP65 anti vandal swinghandles, EMKA (UK) Ltd
New EMKA Catalogue – small and medium quarter-turn latches/locks In their new 2017/2018 catalogue EMKA describe the Program 1012 and 1022 quarter-turn latches and locks in their small to medium size range, for use on small cabinets, wall mounted enclosures, control desks, machine controls, boxes and instrument cases.
EMKA quick assembly IP69K quarter-turn latch EMKA’s new quarter-turn latch combines the ruggedness of zinc die with robust engineering grade polyamide in an IP69K quick clip-fit assembly which enables time and cost savings in the production phase of enclosures, housings and access panels, while ensuring an exceptionally high degree of sealing for harsh environments.
EMKA vehicle door sets Hardware fittings for specialist vehicles such as caravans, trucks, horseboxes, coaches and similar have very particular requirements in terms of, for example, safety flush fitting and ease of use, or the need to fit within very thin panels. EMKA’s range of vehicle hardware addresses these requirements.
Cabinet and Enclosure Hardware Developments at EMKA in the 21st Century 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).
EMKA PROflex Inspection Windows EMKA PROflex 1210 program inspection windows offer a simple and aesthetic way of protecting infrequently accessed equipment such as meters, reset buttons, indicators/lamps and instruments as used on fire alarm and suppression systems or engineering controls.
New EMKA true 180° hinge fits industry standard rivet nuts Rapid assembly and true 180° opening are provided by this new 1056 series EMKA hinge by virtue of its design which enables use of industry standard M6 rivet nuts on specialist enclosures and cabinets where previously this may have been a problem.
EMKA define the latest industry requirements in Biometric Access Explains EMKA M.D. Andy Billingham – “Biometric technology at the cabinet is meeting the need for high level security at customer server cabinet enclosures, but the customer often wants the option of seamlessly tying it into their entry system and building management system as well”.
New EMKA stainless steel AISI 316 hinges for specialist cabinets The new EMKA stainless steel hinges in AISI 316 offer all the high performance strength and advanced corrosion resistance benefits of that material. They are suited for use in especially demanding situations such as on cabinets and housings for use in tunnels or offshore.
New Products New EMKA Stainless Steel L Handle for padlock and stainless door/cover stay
Packaging Air Conditioning Systems EMKA UK – as market leaders in enclosure hardware – are very aware of the special needs of the HVAC market which often calls for vibration resistance and adjustability of large access doors mounted on sturdy easily demountable hinges.
EMKA cabinet hardware for multi-compartment control panels Production of multi-compartment control panels is a specialist manufacturing job and requires simple standardised door locks, hinges and sealing strip, so it is fortunate that EMKA UK have exactly such a package of easy to install modular hardware.
Stainless Steel Hardware for Stainless Steel Enclosures – from EMKA The EMKA program of stainless steel locks and hinges – along with suitable gasket sealing profiles - is ideal for specialist stainless steel enclosures or for grp and lightly finished steel housings where there is a need for high corrosion resistance and/or the high strength of stainless steel.
The “Rack Pack” from EMKA – “everything but the 19 inch Rack” EMKA’s 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.
“Everything but the wall mounted enclosure” from EMKA For many years the EMKA slogan has been “Everything but the Enclosure” – intended to convey their 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 same physical protection criteria for personnel and equipment – “encapsulated” as it were in the IP rating system.
EMKA 180° hinges adjust in 2 or 3 dimensions The EMKA Program 1054 180° screw-on hinges come in 2D and 3D adjustment types to allow for door re-alignment of specialist cabinets and enclosures or similar access panels.
Fire protection silicone gaskets from EMKA EMKA silicone sealing gaskets for cabinets and enclosures offer fire protection to DIN EN 45545-2 and other national/international standards from NF, UNI, ASTM and SMP.
EMKA long and variable length handles and hand rails The 1095 grab rail handle system from EMKA provides very long grab handles, or static hand rails of adjustable lengths, with extra supports for additional strength. These handles are easy to use with gloved hands or from a variety of operator positions and angles.
EMKA modular program ¼ turn locks IP50 to IP69 We are pleased to advise the EMKA range of quarter-turn lock latches and wing knobs now offer from IP50 through IP65, IP66 and up to IP69 degrees of sealing – protecting against ingress of dust and water.
Adaptable IP65 swinghandle system from EMKA The adaptable 1325 program IP65 swinghandle for cabinets and enclosures offers specialist panel builders perhaps the ultimate in modularity with the possibility to interchange locks and inserts at any stage of installation or use.
Adjustable and vibration proof compression latches from EMKA UK The EMKA 1000 program of compression latches is suited to use on electrical, electronic and storage housings, especially where subjected to vibration which may cause a non-compression latch to fail catastrophically, such as on gensets or vehicles.
EMKA combination swinghandle for data centre security EMKA recognise that even small Data Centres of a few server cabinets handling low sensitivity information still require an appropriate locking system. The 1155 program combination swinghandle is one such solution for data/co-location centres, but also for hardware protection such as bike lockers at universities or other establishments.
EMKA join the Data Centre Alliance as Corporate Partners EMKA Group is a world leader for locking systems, hinges and sealing technologies used in cabinets and control cabinets for electronics and electrical engineering. The product range comprises 15,000 products that are developed, manufactured, processed and assembled at nine production sites in Germany, France, England, Spain, Bosnia, USA and China.
EMKA’s advanced wireless stand-alone data cabinet security system The AGENT E 3000 program from EMKA offers multiple possible levels of security for stand-alone data cabinets. It is suitable for single cabinet locking and access logging or for a number of individual cabinets administered separately in a data centre where the infra-red key fob operation enables multiple authorised access and logging of identity if required – also central wireless operation is possible in conjunction with an access point module, thus enabling expansion of the system if required.
EMKA – LAN Based Control Cockpit – real time cabinet security software for Electronic Locking and Monitoring System The newly launched EMKA Control Cockpit software adds an upper level of oversight to their much expanded Electronic Locking and Monitoring product portfolio, making it possible to manage all the elements and analysis of recorded parameters for up to 50 separate ELM systems. So long as these systems are accessible on the company LAN, this allows allocation of access rights to data and control cabinet locks, assignment of groups, setting of limits for sensors and enabling alarms.
EMKA to launch BioLock Biometric Locking System for server racks Launching soon on stand NN14 at Data Centre Expo - @ Excel London – 8th – 9th October - is a new biometric locking system to be unveiled by EMKA together with sales partners Data Racks on stand number NN14. The new system addresses concerns that breaches of security at datacentres comprise over 40% of data loss, sabotage and attack.
EMKA video series new releases - quality finishes ensure sealing and longevity The intriguing series of EMKA videos on their production technologies for quality cabinet and vehicle components deals with sealing and finishing in their latest two releases. They are believed to offer specialist enclosure and vehicle manufacturers valuable insights into the high quality levels offered with this type of component.
EMKA extruded Gasket range reaches 732 sealing profiles EMKA has expanded their already extensive range of enclosure gaskets with the addition of many new profiles. A number of these are specialist sections specifically for allied applications such as motor vehicles, railway carriages, and off-road trucks and machines such as agricultural equipment and fire trucks.
Vehicle component catalogue now available from EMKA A wide range of EMKA accessory components for road and rail vehicles are covered in this well produced new hard copy catalogue, from latches and handles to keys and safety hammers. The catalogue is also available as a PDF download.
EMKA Protector anti-vandal IP65 Swinghandle Latches EMKA’s new 1317 Protector Program IP65 swinghandles replaces the 1107 series with an improved design which incorporates Haptic principles to give an enhanced operation and feel. The swinghandles also take advantage of advanced design and production technology to reduce weight, produce closer tolerances and achieve compatible materials matching for better performance and reliability.
EMKA launch Stainless Steel padlockable handles The new Program 1000 padlockable stainless steel L handles from EMKA UK offer style and simplicity, along with strength in security. The handles are designed for rugged outdoor applications such as rail-side cabinets or street furniture, but take a radically different approach to this in terms of design and functionality.
Quicker fitment of round rod locking systems Round rod locking systems are the traditional multi-point closure and locking system for electrical/electronic cabinets, so EMKA are delighted to offer a new “tip-on-and-twist” quick fit guide which makes the whole installation process so much easier.
Exterior recessed Motorhome and personal Door Lock from EMKA Motorhome Lock is a recessed hand operated lock suited to access doors in motorhomes, caravans and similar, as well as toilet doors, bath/shower rooms, changing rooms in portable cabins and railway carriages etc. The motorhome lock is part of their new commercial vehicles catalogue.
EMKA 1325 IP65 Cabinet Locking System launched at Hanover EMKA are very proud of their innovative new IP65 1325 swinghandle system for cabinets and enclosures – paired with the recently launched 1121 precision rod control module – the 1325 swinghandle takes modular flexibility to a new level in this market. Designed specifically for electrical/electronic cabinets the stylish 1325 enables lock selection even after installation with a complete range of inserts to match common industry requirements.
Program 3000 Single Point Electronic Latch from EMKA Aware of the increasing need in cabinet security – such as street furniture – for fully concealed latching with remote access control and logging – EMKA are delighted to introduce their Program 3000 single point electronic latch.
EMKA Rod Control System is smoother and quicker Rod locking systems are vital to users of large specialist cabinets – so it is great news that market leaders EMKA have brought so many new features together in their recent launch, making installation and operation both smoother and quicker.
New EMKA 1325 Cabinet Locking System to IP65 launched at Hannover EMKA’s innovative new IP65 swinghandle system for cabinets and enclosures – the 1325 swinghandle - takes modular flexibility to a new level. Designed specifically for electrical/electronic cabinets, the 1325 enables lock selection even after installation with a complete range of inserts to match common industry requirements.
New EMKA Rod Control System is smoother and quicker The new EMKA Rod Locking System comprises a complete rod locking solution based around the new 1325 Swinghandle paired with the 1121 precision rod control module which provides stabilised rack and pinion activation.
EMKA Compression Latch offers visual security This Program 1000-U846 compression latch benefits from EMKA’s work in the railway industry where visual indication of open/closed status is a major requirement. It also means that users elsewhere, e.g. in road transport or multi-suite cabinet installations, can make use of this high performance compression latch with clear visual status indicator.
New EMKA Compression Latch offers visual security This new vibration proof compression latch from EMKA UK with visual indication of open/closed status is ideal for use in railway and road transport applications, as well as for cabinet installations.
Hardware for Electrical Cabinets EMKA have increased their range of high quality hardware for electrical cabinets including new swinghandles, bolt-on and weld-on hinges, transparent covers up to large glazed windows or instrument frames, and vulcanised sealing gasket frames.
Roller Shoe for Flat Locking Rods New Roller Shoe from EMKA for flat rod enclosure systems has a smooth operation and quick installation to standard 3mm x 14mm rods
EMKA – Developing Hardware Solutions for HVAC Cabinets An extensive range of hardware solutions for HVAC cabinets from EMKA includes traditional T and L handles, lifting handles, heavy duty and adjustable hinges and a bridge clamp system for complete panel removal.
A new look at 19” Rack Access Control EMKA UK take a new look at 19" rack access control with simple things like locks, handles, hinges, sealing, extending to their ELM electronic access and monitoring control system.
New luggage compartment handles and latches Luggage compartment handles from EMKA's new range of commercial vehicle components for use on the side/underside of coaches and other passenger vehicles, also on engine covers
Lots of latches spring from EMKA Toggles latches from EMKA include spring loaded versions with or without a lockable facility. Toggle latches are suitable for packing cases, storage boxes, access panels, cabinet doors and vehicle storage compartments.
EMKA 2011 - New Products, New Industries New products from EMKA include the 2500 swinghandle, specialist flush handles, sealing assemblies and stainless steel hinges, all for an even wider range of industries than before.
Stainless hinge from EMKA suits 20mm returns Stainless hinge from EMKA has a twin stainless casting with slide-in door fit, ideal for stainless steel doors in offshore applications, outdoor situations or food and pharmaceutical plants