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Latches, hinges and handles are mechanisms used on doors, cabinets and draws. They often come under the classification of Door Hardware, Cabinet hardware and Door furniture. They are available in a wide range of materials and finishes and are suitable for many different applications. RS Components offer a comprehensive range of Latches, catches, hinges and handles for all your needs.What is a Latch?A door latch is a mechanical mechanism used to hold a door or gate in place. Door latches are usually used on internal doors and are operated by a handle or knob. They come in two parts. The main part of the door latch is fitted into the door itself. A door latch will engage with another piece of hardware (usually a catch) which is fitted into the frame or other surface keeping the door closed.Types of LatchesGate latchesInternal door latchesNight latchesPaddle latchesWhat is a Catch?Door catches are designed to keep a door in its normal closed position. Door catches usually work in conjunction with a door latch.Types of CatchesMagnetic catchPressure catchBall catchHandlesA handle is a mechanism used to open or close a door, drawer, cabinet or cupboard. Door handles come in three main types, pull, lever or doorknob. They come in a range of materials and finishes. Door handles can be also be fitted with concealed fixingsMaterialsAluminiumBrassPolyamideStainless SteelFinishesPolishedSatinStainless SteelHingesA hinge is a piece of door hardware that attaches to a door or gate. A hinge is a movable jointed device that joins a door and a frame or a gate and a fence. Hinges come in various types and materials.Hinge TypesButt HingePiano HingePin HingeConcealedSpringHinge MaterialsPlasticBrassAluminiumStainless Steel

  • Boxes & Bins

    Boxes & Bins
  • Brackets & Hinges

    Brackets & Hinges
  • Cabinets & Cupboards

    Cabinets & Cupboards
  • Cans, Jugs & Funnels

    Cans, Jugs & Funnels
  • Catches, Handles & Latches

    Catches, Handles & Latches
  • Door Components

    Door Components
  • Door Stays

    Door Stays
  • Door Stops & Springs

    Door Stops & Springs
  • Drawer Runners

    Drawer Runners
  • Enclosure Mounting Brackets

    Enclosure Mounting Brackets
  • Enclosures

    Enclosures
  • Gas Struts

    Gas Struts
  • Hazardous Substance Cabinets

    Hazardous Substance Cabinets
  • Hinges, Hooks & Plates

    Hinges, Hooks & Plates
  • Lockers

    Lockers
  • Lockers & Storage

    Lockers & Storage
  • Locking Handles

    Locking Handles
  • Locks & Bolts

  • Rack Rails

    Rack Rails
  • Racking & Shelving Systems

    Racking & Shelving Systems
  • Server Racks

    Server Racks
  • Subracks

    Subracks
  • Tube Stops & Plugs

    Tube Stops & Plugs
  • Workbenches

    Workbenches