Examples of MENTOR's Plastic Bow Handles

PLASTIC HANDLES FOR EVERY APPLICATION

MENTOR’s plastic handles are cost-effective, versatile and easy to install. The range offers many bow section designs using single-plastic or two-plastic construction, including handles for various load capacities and temperature requirements. Many plastic handles are available ex-stock with short delivery times and small minimum order quantities.

Heat Resistant Handles

MENTOR offer handle designs made with highly durable heat resistant plastic - Black Duroplastic Type FS 31 - with threaded steel inserts to offer a maximum operating temperature of 100°C.

Custom Solutions

Customised options include different shapes, colours, radii and dimensions.

Scroll down this page for an overview of MENTOR’s Plastic Handles or use the links to jump to the product detail (3D CAD files are generally available upon request)

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Single-Colour (Black) Plastic Handles

GENERAL-PURPOSE PLASTIC HANDLE

General purpose plastic handle, ABS options

Suitable for instrument, machinery, industrial, and electronic enclosure applications

Technical Data
Material: PC UL94 / ABS*
Carrying Capacity: 500N
Mounting Hole D: Includes slotted pan-head, self-tapping screws and washers – St3.5x16 / St4.2x16 / St4.8x16
A B C E H D Part No Black Part No Grey
66.5 75 8 12 32 3.7 250.663 250.664
101.5 111 9 13 36 4.5 250.1003 250.1004
139 155 13 20 42 5.1 250.1393* 250.1394*

GENERAL-PURPOSE PLASTIC HANDLE

General purpose plastic handle, part no. 281.1

Suitable for instrument, machinery, industrial, and electronic enclosure applications

Technical Data
Material: ABS UL94
Carrying Capacity: 500N
Includes pan-head, self-tapping screws St4.2
Colour Part No
Black 281.1

RACK SYSTEM HANDLES

Plastic rack system handles for one, two or three fingers

These handles can be operated using one, two or three fingers. Easy and quick-to-install

Technical Data
Material: PC UL94
Includes 3mm diameter screws and washers
Colour Carrying Capacity Part No
Black 250N 3210.1003
Grey 250N 3210.1004
Black 400N 3210.2003
Black 400N 3210.3003

ERGONOMIC CURVED HANDLE

Ergonomic curved black plastic handle with front-fixing

The handle is fixed from the front and the screws are covered by removable flaps

Technical Data
Material: PPN Black
Pan-head screws are required for mounting
Carrying Capacity A B H C E D Part No
250N 138 174 38.7 7.7 29 5.1 3044.1380
150N 112 140 31.5 6.3 23.2 4.2 3044.1120
80N 89.9 112.4 25.2 5 18.6 3.2 3044.0899
50N 66.5 83.1 18.7 3.7 13.7 3.2 3044.0665

VARIABLE MOUNTING HOLE PITCH

Plastic handles with variable mounting hole pitch, 95mm to 185mm

A family of front-fixing handles featuring one slotted fixing hole and one circular fixing hole. MENTOR offer three standard hole pitches plus six semi-custom options (see right)

The slotted hole design means every hole pitch dimension has “latitude” i.e. a movement of 5mm either way. This allows any and every mounting hole pitch from 95mm to 185mm to be accommodated, covering a continuous “step-less” range of pitches between the two dimensions

Technical Data
Material: PPN Black
Carrying Capacity: 1,000N
Includes M6x30 screws plus M6 washers and nuts
A B Part No
100 121.7 3317.1100
150 171.7 3317.1150
180 201.7 3317.1180



In addition to the three standard hole pitches above, the following cost-effective, semi-custom hole pitches are offered:

110mm; 120mm; 130mm; 140mm; 160mm; and 170mm

FINGER-SHAPED GRIP

Plastic handle in three standard hole pitches and custom pitches, rounded corners

A family of general-purpose, rear-fixing handles with a wide range of mounting hole pitch dimensions. Three standard hole pitches are offered, plus six semi-custom hole pitches (see right)

Technical Data
Material: PPN Black
Carrying Capacity: 1,000N
Includes M6x16 screws and washers
A B Part No
100 121.7 3317.2100
150 171.7 3317.2150
180 201.7 3317.2180



In addition to the three standard hole pitches above, the following cost-effective, semi-custom hole pitches are offered:

110mm; 120mm; 130mm; 140mm; 160mm; and 170mm

FINGER-SHAPED GRIP

Plastic handle in three standard hole pitches and custom pitches, angled corners

A family of general-purpose, rear-fixing handles with a wide range of mounting hole pitch dimensions. Three standard hole pitches are offered, plus six semi-custom hole pitches (see right)

Technical Data
Material: PPN Black
Carrying Capacity: 1,000N
Includes M6x16 screws and washers
A B Part No
100 121.7 3317.3100
150 171.7 3317.3150
180 201.7 3317.3180



In addition to the three standard hole pitches above, the following cost-effective, semi-custom hole pitches are offered:

110mm; 120mm; 130mm; 140mm; 160mm; and 170mm

ERGONOMIC CURVED HANDLE

Comfortable ergonomic plastic handle, part no. 3212.1200

Comfortable, ergonomic carrying handle for pulling and lifting actions on machinery and plant applications

Technical Data
Material: PA 66 reinforced fibreglass, black colour
Carrying Capacity: 750N
Includes M5x18 pan-head screws, washers and nuts
Part No 3212.1200

Two-Colour Plastic Handles

FINGER-SHAPED GRIP

Two-colour plastic handle, part no. 3316.1541

Two-colour, two-component handles providing good looks and excellent grip characteristics. Custom colour combinations are available

Technical Data
Material: PA 6 reinforced fibreglass, black colour, plus a grey TPE element
Carrying Capacity: 750N
Includes M8x40 hexagon-head screws, Ø8 washers and nuts
Part No 3316.1541

FINGER-SHAPED GRIP

Two-colour plastic handle, part no. 3316.1542

Two-colour, two-component handles providing good looks and excellent grip characteristics. Custom colour combinations are available

Technical Data
Material: PA 6 reinforced fibreglass, black colour, plus a grey TPE element
Carrying Capacity: 750N
Includes M6x16 hexagon-head screws and Ø6 washers
Part No 3316.1542

FINGER-SHAPED GRIP

Two-colour plastic handle, part no. 3316.1543

Two-colour, two-component handles providing good looks and excellent grip characteristics. Custom colour combinations are available

Technical Data
Material: PA 6 reinforced fibreglass, black colour, plus a grey TPE element
Carrying Capacity: 750N
Includes M6x16 hexagon-head screws and Ø6 washers
Part No 3316.1543

Heat Resistant Plastic Handles

100°C MAXIMUM OPERATING TEMPERATURE

Heat resistant handle, part no. 267.13 with Threaded Steel Insert

For racks and electronic devices, these handles are made from highly durable, heat-resistant plastic

Technical Data
Material: Black Duroplastic Type FS 31, with Threaded Steel Insert
Carrying Capacity: 500N
Maximum Operating Temperature: 100°C
Includes M5x12 pan-head screws and washers
Part No 267.13

100°C MAXIMUM OPERATING TEMPERATURE

Heat resistant handle, part no. 3311.1403 with Threaded Brass Insert

High-temperature carrying handles using highly durable heat-resistant plastic, featuring a built-in thumb rest

Technical Data
Material: Black Duroplastic Type FS 31, with Threaded Brass Insert
Carrying Capacity: 350N
Maximum Operating Temperature: 100°C
Includes M8x14 hexagon-head screws and washers
Part No 3311.1403
Quad Status Indicator 0.2mm Part Nos in bold font are available ex-stock with a low MOQ – please hover over Part No to see details
Part Nos not in bold font have a 6-8 week lead-time but please enquire – this can sometimes be much shorter
Quad Status Indicator 0.2mm Customised solutions are available