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EMKA switch and control cabinet hardware

Our new locking systems guide by industry sector helps to show typical packages for your industry sector – matching locks, swinghandles, locking mechanisms, hinges and gasket to suit door requirements and to optimise your cabinet installation while saving costs.

New locking, hinging and sealing options

A difficult and challenging year lies behind us – but now we are looking ahead, and we are starting the new year 2021 again committed to supporting our customers to the best of our ability and with due recognition of the present difficulties.

We continue to maintain our philosophy to provide “everything but the enclosure” including locks, handles, hinges, swinghandles, gasket from stock in depth at our Coventry warehouse. Our in-house sales team and sales engineers are available to support product choices, delivery schedules, specifications, and offer customer support.

Backed by our 10 worldwide production facilities and our much increased UK stock provision we are working to ensure that all service and supply issues are smoothed out – and we look forward to the possibility of face to face contact once again. Contact us here.


We have all been away over the Christmas holiday and return to a different world with a Covid vaccine and Brexit finally done – we hope all our customers had a lovely break and have a prosperous 2021. We have stocked up and prepared so that we can continue to support the UK enclosure industry with “everything but the enclosure” please contact us for your enclosure hardware needs.


EMKA accessories can sometimes be overlooked but may be the perfect answer to a problem – like these IP65 double skin clear polycarbonate windows for thick insulated doors – so valuable on refrigeration systems and HVAC pressure installations where visual checks have to be done without opening the door.   These 200mm round porthole style Read more

New Anti-microbial bow handle from EMKA – for domestic, public, industrial use

Our new 1095-36-WI bow handle with the optional cover is designed to meet increasing hygiene regulations which require anti-microbial characteristics for use in highly frequented environments. These are situations where particular attention must be paid to potential exposure and include areas of public access, also in medical technology settings or in the food industry. Other Read more

EMKA specialist brochures

EMKA hardware covers a wide range of specialist niches – so we have assembled our products into easy to reference groups which match common requirements for some important industrial sectors where we are able to match our technology with the specific needs and practices of our customers applications. These can be viewed and downloaded here Read more

EMKA self-adhesive gaskets now certified for hygiene applications – also as punched sheet gaskets

Our Gasket Sealing Profiles for enclosures and other purposes are available in many thicknesses and widths of self-adhesive closed cell EPDM or Chloroprene rubber (CR) backed with non-stretch self-adhesive tape. We are pleased that now, as part of our ongoing development program, these self-adhesive gaskets have recently received certification to hygiene standard VDI 6022. These Read more

Supermarket screens with EMKA hinges

Compliance with hygiene measures has been a top priority in the Corona pandemic – especially in the retail sector, where flexible hygiene protective walls have been protecting customers and employees in the checkout area since the beginning of the pandemic. So when 200,000 hinges were needed urgently to secure hygienic protective walls for cash desks Read more

EMKA – Brexit planning

As enclosure hardware market leaders, EMKA are looking forward to the new year and have concluded that the worst-case final outcome of Brexit is well known so it is possible to minimise problems by organising for WTO terms in the same way we already do for the rest of the world. This is not new Read more

EMKA rail lock application

EMKA compression locks find application on converter housings and fire-­protection equipment of train systems. Our locking devices are today used worldwide in vehicles for metro systems, for trams and light rail vehicles, for local and regional traffic, in passenger coaches and also for intercity and high-speed traffic. For EMKA locks we exclusively use materials which Read more

EMKA hygiene lock installation

EMKA IP69K stainless steel hygiene compression latches with rounded/double flat or triangular key inserts are EHEDG Certified to make equipment in food processing and other hygiene areas more secure against unauthorised access. They are specially engineered to offer tamper and vibration resistance for most industrial installations and are able to withstand frequent high pressure washes Read more

Custom tooling at EMKA

If the huge range of standard products and variants in our EMKA catalogue do not work for your application then we can offer a graduated custom solution from adaptation through to complete original design of all types of hardware from our specialities of locks, handles, hinges, gaskets and swinghandles. We are experts in the casting Read more

Visual indication IP69K stainless steel compression latch

We are always pleased to develop innovative new products for different market sectors – in this case an IP69K compression latch in stainless steel with visual status indication to suit railway and other special vehicle applications. This allows for distanced observation of the lock status – whether the lock is open or closed – If Read more