MENTOR's range of Recessed, Folding and Strap Handles

MENTOR Handles are available in many materials and shapes to suit almost any application

We offer a wide range of recessed “tray”, folding and strap handles, made in various materials and profiles. Standard options include black or grey plastic, aluminium or mixed plastic and aluminium recessed and strap handles plus spring-loaded folding or “collapsible” versions. Many of the handles are suitable for high carrying load requirements.

These attractive and ergonomic handles are designed to be space-saving as well as suitable for demanding applications. Many of the recessed, folding and strap handles are available from stock with short delivery times and small minimum order quantities. Customised options are available – please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Scroll down this page for an overview of MENTOR’s Recessed, "Tray", Folding and Strap Handle ranges or use the links to jump to the product detail (3D CAD files are generally available)

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Plastic Recessed Handles

CLIP-IN HANDLES FOR WALL THICKNESSES 0.75-1.5mm

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Clip-in recessed tray handles - 0.75-1.5mm

The ergonomic design of these recessed tray handles makes them suitable for many instrument, device and enclosure applications. The installation is carried out by pushing the handle into the mounting hole and clipping it in place

Technical Data
Material: ABS
Carrying Capacity: 750N / Pair of Handles
Includes Spring Clips for Installation
Colour Mounting Aperture Part No
Black 83 x 34 3234.2003
Grey RAL 7001 83 x 34 3234.2004

CLIP-IN HANDLES FOR WALL THICKNESSES 1.5-2.0mm

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Clip-in recessed tray handles - 1.5mm - 2.0mm

Suitable for many instrument, device and enclosure applications using greater wall thicknesses. Simply push the handle into the mounting hole and clip it in place

Technical Data
Material: ABS
Carrying Capacity: 750N / Pair of Handles
Includes Spring Clips for Installation
Colour Mounting Aperture Part No
Black 171 x 73 3239.2003

CLIP-IN HANDLES FOR WALL THICKNESSES 0.75-1.5mm

Larger clip-in recessed tray handles - 0.75-1.5mm

Recessed handles suitable for instrument, device and enclosure applications, the installation is carried out by pushing the handle into the mounting hole and clipping it in place

Technical Data
Material: ABS
Carrying Capacity: 750N / Pair of Handles
Includes Spring Clips for Installation
Colour Mounting Aperture Part No
Black 103 x 49 3233.2003
Grey RAL 7001 103 x 49 3233.2004

SCREW FIXING HANDLES

Screw fixing plastic recessed handles

Installation by screwing from the top. Available in black or grey, these handles are suitable for instrument, device and enclosure applications

Technical Data
Material: ABS
Carrying Capacity: 500N / Pair of Handles
Colour Part No
Black 269.1
Grey RAL 7001 3269.1003

SCREW FIXING HANDLES

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Deeper recess screw fixing handles

Installation by screwing from the top, these handles are suitable for instrument, device and enclosure applications

Technical Data
Material: ABS
Carrying Capacity: 500N / Pair of Handles
Colour Part No
Black 3246.2003

CLIP-IN HANDLES FOR SLIDING CABINET DOORS
WALL THICKNESSES FROM 1.0mm, 1.5mm and 2.0mm

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Clip-in recessed handles for sliding plastic doors

Installation is carried out by simply clipping in place. These handles are suitable for enclosure and cabinet applications with sliding doors

Technical Data
Material: PA UL94 Black
A B C D Mounting Aperture Part No
110 56.3 96 34.3 106.5 x 47 3232.1103
140 76.1 126 52.6 136.5 x 67 3232.1403

plastic and plastic-aluminium folding / recessed / tray handles

FRONT-MOUNTING, FOLDING, RECESSED HANDLE

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Front-mounted collapsible plastic handle

An attractive all-plastic collapsible handle that locks in both the "up" and "down" positions. It is easily installed from the front, with no visible fixings on the front of the panel

Technical Data
Material: Tray PC UL94 and Handle PC UL94
Carrying Capacity: 500N / Pair of Handles
Plate Strength A (mm):
0.88-1mm 71 and 1-2mm 73
Colour Part No
Black 3260.2003

FRONT/REAR-MOUNTING, FOLDING, RECESSED HANDLE

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Front- or rear- mounted collapsible plastic handle

This all-plastic handle may be mounted either from the front or the rear, with the same size cut-out. The finger-shaped design of the handle prevents the fingers from slipping when the handle is in the "up", working position. The handle has two versions - spring-loaded or locked in both the "up" and "down" positions

Technical Data
Material: Tray and Handle PA6
Carrying Capacity: 500N / Pair of Handles
Design Colour Part No
Locking Black 3263.1033
Spring Action Black 3263.1133

PLASTIC-ALUMINIUM, FRONT OR REAR-MOUNTING

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Front- or rear- mounted collapsible handle in plastic  and aluminium

This "collapsible" plastic handle has a black aluminium tray and may be mounted either from the front or the rear, with the same size cut-out. The finger-shaped design of the handle prevents the fingers from slipping when the handle is in the "up", working position. The handle has two versions - spring-loaded or locked in both the "up" and "down" positions

Technical Data
Material: Tray GD-Al Si 12 (Cu) Black Powder Coated and Handle PA6
Carrying Capacity: 500N / Pair of Handles
Design Handle Colour Part No
Locking Black 3263.1003
Spring Action Black 3263.1103

aluminium and aluminium-steel folding / recessed / tray handles

ALL-ALUMINIUM HANDLE, FRONT OR REAR-MOUNTING

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Folding aluminium handles, non-slip handle design

This folding aluminium handle may be mounted either from the front or the rear, with the same size cut-out. The finger-shaped design of the handle prevents the fingers from slipping when the handle is in the "up", working position. The handle has two versions - spring-loaded or locked in both the "up" and "collapsed" positions

Technical Data
Material: Tray GD-Al Si 12 (Cu) Black Powder Coated and Handle GD-Al Si 12 (Cu)
Carrying Capacity: 1,250N / Pair of Handles
Design Handle Surface Finish Part No
Locking Silver Powder Coated 263.1
Locking Vibration Ground 263.12
Spring Action Silver Powder Coated 263.11
Untreated/Unassembled Silver Powder Coated 263.0

ALL-ALUMINIUM HANDLE, FRONT OR REAR-MOUNTING

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Wide collapsible aluminium handles, non-slip design


This collapsible handle may be mounted either from the front or the rear, with the same size cut-out. The finger-shaped design of the handle prevents the fingers from slipping when the handle is in the "up", working position. The handle is spring-loaded and locked in either the "up" or "down" positions

Technical Data
Material: Tray GD-Al Si 12 (Cu) Black Powder Coated and Handle GD-Al Si 12 (Cu)
Carrying Capacity: 1,000N / Pair of Handles
Design Part No
Tray Silver Powder Coated
Handle Black Powder Coated
3255.2001
Tray and Handle Black Powder Coated 3255.2003
Tray and Handle untreated, not assembled 3255.2005

HEAVY-DUTY ALUMINIUM HANDLE, CHOICE OF FINISHES

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Heavy-duty folding aluminium handles


This heavy-duty handle may be mounted either from the front or the rear, with the same size cut-out. The handle is spring-loaded and locked in either the "up" or "down" positions

Technical Data
Material: Tray GD-Al Si9 Cu3 and Handle GD-Al Si9 Cu3
Carrying Capacity: 1,000N / Pair of Handles
Supplied Assembled
Design Tray Finish Handle Finish Part No
Locking Silver Enamel Silver Powder Coating 273.1
Spring-back Silver Enamel Silver Powder Coating 273.11
Spring-back Silver Enamel Vibration Ground 273.112
Locking Silver Enamel Vibration Ground 273.12
Supplied Unassembled
Design Tray Finish Handle Finish Part No
Locking Casting Vibration Ground 273.02
Locking Casting Silver Powder Coating 273.0

HEAVY-DUTY CHROME-ALUMINIUM, CHOICE OF FINISHES

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Heavy-duty folding chrome-aluminium tray handles


Aluminium tray with a chrome-plated steel handle, mounted either from the front or the rear, with the same size cut-out. The handle is spring-loaded and locked in either the "up" or "down" positions

Technical Data
Material: Tray GD-Al Si12 (Cu) and Handle Steel Chromium Plated
Carrying Capacity: 1,000N / Pair of Handles
Design Tray Finish Part No
Supplied Unassembled Silver Enamel 274.0
Supplied Assembled Silver Enamel 274.1

HEAVY-DUTY ZINC PLATED STEEL

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Heavy-duty zinc-plated steel folding tray handles


Another heavy-duty handle that is spring-loaded and locked in either the "up" or "collapsed" positions

Technical Data
Material: Tray Zinc Plated Steel and Handle GD-Al Si 12
Carrying Capacity: 1,000N / Pair of Handles
Includes M4x8 pan-head screws and washers
Tray Design Handle Design Part No
Unassembled & Untreated Ground & Polished 262.01

HEAVY-DUTY ZINC PLATED STEEL – WITHOUT TRAY

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Heavy-duty zinc-plated steel folding handles - no tray


A collapsible spring-loaded handle that locks in either the "up" or "down" positions.

Technical Data
Material: Handle GD-Al Si 12
Carrying Capacity: 1,000N / Pair of Handles
Includes M4x10 pan-head screws and spring washers
Handle Design Part No
Ground & Polished 262.14

strap handles

STRAP HANDLE - 195mm

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195mm strap handles


This soft black plastic strap handle is spring-loaded and is suitable for carrying cases, devices, instruments etc. Steel nickel-plated cover caps and fastened with M4 screws.

Technical Data
Material: Handle Soft Plastic Black and Cover Caps Steel Nickel Plated
Carrying Capacity: 300N
Fastened using M4 countersunk screws
Distance Between Mounting Holes Part No
160 3248.1001

STRAP HANDLE - 280mm

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280mm strap handles


A wider strap handle that is spring-loaded and is suitable for carrying cases, devices, instruments etc; fastened with M6 screws

Technical Data
Material: Handle Soft Plastic Black and Cover Caps Steel Nickel Plated
Carrying Capacity: 300N
Fastened using M6 countersunk screws
Part No
3349.1001

STRAP HANDLE - 238.5mm

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238.5mm strap handles


A spring-loaded strap handle suitable for carrying cases, devices, instruments etc; fastened with M4 screws

Technical Data
Material: Handle Soft Plastic Black and Cover Caps Steel Nickel Plated
Carrying Capacity: 300N
Fastened using M4 countersunk screws
Part No
3350.1001
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