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EMKA bakery hygiene hardware

It is always helpful to hear of another company finding a good technical and service solution so we are delighted to refer to this article from the EMKA News about the provision of locks, hinges and gaskets for the bakery industry – an application that incorporates hygiene requirements along with a high degree of sealing – much as an HVACR installation.

Contact us to see how we can help with your hygiene or HVACR hardware application.

EMKA sealing profiles

In the busy life of a manufacturing engineer it is easy to lose sight of standard options where the default choice will do – so it is useful to consider some simple EMKA options of extruded gasket profiles to suit varying applications for industrial cabinets/enclosures, specialist vehicles, HVACR, railways and similar.

These include: EPDM/NBR – excellent general purpose industrial materials for IP protection, with good chemical resistance, available in stock and custom sizes, well know and understood by users, easy to handle and install.

Flock coating – a scratch-free coating to provide a smooth sliding action popular for windows.

EMC (coating) – for electro-magnetic compatibility to maintain or increase the protection of sensitive equipment from external EM radiation – or to protect external equipment from the internal generation of EM.

Vulcanising – a tough resilient way to form joints, frames and continuous sections which forms an integral material connection between the extruded ends which offers greater strength and performance than gluing.

Slipcoat – a simple coating process to redress the effect of friction.

Silicon – high temperature, fire resistant for rail, tunnels etc., food industry.

Of these perhaps of particular interest in time-saving and quality enhancement is the provision of pre-assembled gasket rings and frames. Proper sealing of ends and corners is essential to maintaining full sealing performance of a gasket profile, thus eliminating problems of “cutting short” which leaves a gap in the installed gasket strip, also addressing the problem of sealing into a square corner – otherwise often achieved by running the gasket round and creasing the material or by cutting and not adequately sealing.

Pre-assembled gasket is ideal for rapid application to door frames or apertures such as skylights, vents, access panels in electrical/electronic cabinets or enclosures – also for vehicle OEMs for car, truck and coach doors, as well as for caravans, railway coaches and specialist vehicles like ambulances and fire trucks.

Standard shapes include butt joins and right-angle joins enabling rings and frames as well as combinations to be produced in steel inserted profiles. Assembly is very simple by pushing or knocking onto a flange.

To discuss standard options or custom capability contact us here.

 

EMKA customer support

In these days of automatic internet searching, engineers can find almost any product at the press of a few buttons and here at EMKA UK this has become vital to our business. However we also take customer support seriously in a very traditional way and believe the personal approach is just as important. To this end we continue to maintain a full team of “field based” sales engineers with the knowledge and experience to provide guidance on applications, where their understanding can save money and optimise solutions in conjunction with our engineering department, the sales admin team, manufacturing facilities and warehouse. Their role further encompasses the early and speedy resolution of difficulties where an onsite presence can be invaluable.

This traditional face to face approach is part of our sales support because it works to the benefit of our customers who can be confident of our commitment to their business.

Call us now if you think that contact with our team would save you time and money.

EMKA ePush invisible locking

Externally invisible locking is offered by our new ePush-Lock, meeting the need for a comfortable non-handle locking system. This flat design style of internal locking handle is the trend for mobile homes and many other applications where it is advantageous to disguise opening panels.

Our engineers have therefore developed this new invisible electronic ePush Lock for exactly this situation. The user simply opens and closes the door or flap by pressing from the outside. The flap then opens automatically without further intervention. The design allows doors and latches to fit perfectly into the exterior design of any caravan, specialist vehicle or office cabinet – without visible cut outs or corresponding dirt traps. The lock is screwed and mounted behind the panel, so there is no need to breach the outer seal and the electronic controls enable integration into the central locking system with an emergency opening also incorporated.

EMKA vehicle components

For many years EMKA has been a major partner of the specialist vehicle industries in both road and rail environments. In our in-house technology center, we have developed standard product solutions and customized components and systems for furnishing commercial and specialist vehicles, and railway rolling stock. This product range is also used in vehicle bodies Read more

EMKA Plug in gaskets

Our plug in sealing profiles are probably the quickest and easiest way of installing a gasket to an enclosure or cabinet door – no peeling off backing, no cutting corners, no stiff spine to manipulate – just simply push into a channel and trim at the end. We have EPDM in many styles and a selection Read more

EMKA hygiene compression latch

EMKA stainless steel hygiene compression latches now come with both rounded/double flat key insert and a new triangular key insert latch for improved security, which makes this quarter turn program for hygienic areas more secure against unauthorised access. The compression latch program meets hygiene standard DIN EN 1672- and DIN EN 14159 to protection level Read more

EMKA PPMA stand

It was brilliant to meet existing and new customers at the first very busy day of PPMA Exhibition at the NEC Birmingham and are looking forward to the next two days. We have a new display incorporating much of our traditional range of locks, handles and hinges especially focused on packaging related machinery – with Read more

EMKA bow handles with clip fit cover

Our best selling bow-type handle with hexagon polyamide GF black 1095-35 is now available with cover to provide an attractive appearance and an added level of security. The easy fit clip cover is especially useful in public areas where colour options may be required eg for drawers or cupboards Read more

EMKA custom gaskets

While many installations of sealing gasket profiles fit the pattern of a common design, e.g. enclosure door seals, we can readily see from a quick glance at typical applications that often new sections are needed to fit new equipment designs. While being generally of a common concept, e.g. a “P” profile form, the detail design Read more

EMKA specialist gasket profiles for enclosures, cabinets, vehicles, HVAC

EMKA (UK) Ltd and EMKA Profiles Ltd, are looking forward to demonstrating our 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 Read more

https://youtu.be/agWULTkk4I0 Invisible, comfortable, without handle – a flat design style of locking handle is the trend for mobile homes and many other applications. As an innovation driver, EMKA have developed a new, electronic and invisible electronic ePush Lock for exactly this situation. The user simply opens and closes the door or flap by pressing the Read more

EMKA Gaskets – flame retardant, low smoke, low tox for the rail industry

We are delighted to offer specialist gasket profile sections in flame retardant, low smoke, low tox materials which are primarily aimed at railway applications such as mobile units, coaches, rolling stock, enclosures, station installations and related equipment operating in elevated risk areas. Especially for customers of the railway industry, our engineers have developed a product Read more

New specification all EPDM integral gasket and spine from EMKA

A spring steel spine on a P section gasket is a simple, effective way to provide an excellent gasket function for enclosure and vehicle doors. To date this has been achieved with an EPDM bubble sealing profile attached to a PVC spring carrier, however now EMKA have developed an integral section which combines both in Read more