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EMKA edge protection profiles

Our extruded edge protectors are now offered in a wide range of sizes using spring steel spines within PVC or EPDM sheaths, so ensuring a firm grip. We are also pleased to announce sections in fire grade EPDM.

Self-locking “U” sections are ideal for covering of potentially sharp metal or glass fibre edges which may otherwise present a hazard to people on furniture or equipment. Typically, shelving, doors or similar may require safety sheathing or a form of bumper protection which can be provided by these purpose-designed, ex-stock sections.

We notice that edge protectors are often called for elsewhere for purely cosmetic purposes where they serve to tidy up otherwise unsightly edges or to protect cut edges from environmental factors – or from impact damage in some situations.

For other requirements in addition to carrying comprehensive UK stock we also offer a custom design service on our extruded section products. Contact us to specify your custom needs.

EMKA gasket sealing profiles

With a manufacturing site here in the UK – in Birmingham – EMKA (UK) are well placed to offer excellent delivery of high-quality EPDM gasket profiles. A quick Google search confirms – with more than 3 page one reports – we can see that our specialist approach is appreciated, whether for self-adhesive cellular foam or P type edge clip-on with spring steel spine. Hollow plug-in profiles, window rubbers and edge protection in many standard sections and sizes are readily available.

Our approach of carrying high stock levels is complimented with a full custom service when required to ensure that specialist enclosure and vehicle builders can keep their production lines supplied in these challenging times.

EMKA cabinet and enclosure hardware developments

Coming out of the Covid 19 lock down and possibly headed into a recession it is fair to say that sourcing basic industrial components may be a problem from some manufacturers – but not from EMKA!

We have experienced a significantly enhanced level of RFQs in recent weeks and are pleased to say that both our UK stock holding and our group manufacturing facilities are  operating normally.

So if you are looking for cabinet/enclosure hardware – locks, handles, hinges, gasket, swinghandles or related items – remember our theme “everything but the enclosure” and contact us to discuss your needs.

EMKA window gasket profiles

EMKA offer effective ex-stock gasket solutions for glazing of inspection panels on equipment and windows on vehicles.

Based on traditional well proven designs, these EPDM glazing profiles come in an “H” section clamping style with separate locking strip to ensure a secure fixing of glass/acrylic/polycarbonate/aluminium, or similar panels of up to 6mm thickness in up to 2.5mm doors.

Alternative “Z” section profiles in EPDM and NBR provide an offset installation where the window may be arranged to protrude from the door or otherwise inset into it. This offset enables small additional clearance to be achieved if required and offers a rapid fixing of glazing panels up to 6mm thick. It also has the benefit of added impact resistance on machines as the glazing is larger than the opening thus offering greater protection for the operator.

EMKA stainless steel hinge for prominent doors

Greatly aiding the quick and straight forward fitment of doors to specialist enclosures this high quality cast hinge is a robust solution to easy assembly of specialist enclosures especially where future door removal may be foreseen. The  Program 1110 lift-off hinge is made of stainless steel precision casting with an opening angle of 180°. It Read more

Enclosure hardware from EMKA

Our team here  at EMKA see ourselves as market leaders in ex-stock and custom provision of specialist enclosure and cabinet hardware for the electrical, electronic, data centre, HVACR and transport industries. This is even more relevant today as we all go that extra mile to find our way through the business recovery phase of Covid Read more

EMKA special sealing profiles for specialist situations – rail, road, off-road, HVAC

We are pleased to offer our specialist sealing profiles – and custom design service for special applications coupled with our experienced factory based design expertise – especially where IP ratings of up to IP66 are required. Specialist gasket sections are offered in flame retardant, low smoke, low tox materials compliant to relevant standards while extruded Read more

EMKA Smartphone locking

This year our engineers expect to present new and further developments of swivel handles, quarter turns, compression latches, and electro-mechanical locks. For example the EMKA Electronics division intend to present a new innovation: a locking solution for passive outdoor control cabinets or telecommunication housings – which, due to the amount of data and the relatively Read more

EMKA components for medical devices and food processing

As market leading manufacturer/suppliers to many specialist industrial markets, EMKA UK are pleased to announce they have good stocks of hardware such as 316 grade stainless steel items for general medical equipment or devices – ideal for hospital use, as well as for food processing where similar considerations may apply. Typical applications include hospital beds, hospital Read more

We are delighted that we have been able to maintain continuous customer service through the great efforts of our team – the past weeks have confronted us with a number of organizational challenges, but everybody has risen to that challenge. Now that the German Government has decided to relax their Covid lock down further, our Read more

EMKA handles

When we do a Google search for equipment handles or hardware handles, the range we are presented with is commonly known as extensive – nearly 200 million, so for EMKA to feature twice on page one of “enclosure handles” out of 21 million possible suggests that we know a bit about handles. We are delighted Read more

EMKA L/R fridge locking hinge

World’s first left-right refrigerator – EMKA developed an innovative locking solution for Dometic with alternate Left/Right opening. Having a refrigerator as one of the most important features in the interior of a caravan is not an innovation in itself – but a refrigerator that can be opened on both sides is definitely innovative. This versatile Read more

EMKA space-saving lever locking lift handles

As major manufacturers in enclosure/cabinet hardware, here at EMKA we are aware of the space pressures often experienced by specialist panel builders – to this end we are pleased to offer very narrow vertical lever locking handles which reduce door margins to a minimum and can operate either inside or external to the gasket sealed area Read more


EMKA has some special multi point closure systems including stainless steel for Rail applications. These flat and round rod locking mechanisms enable full and consistent gasket pull down to ensure both maximum IP sealing and structural rigidity of the door and its closure Read more