Connoisseur ( Aficionado ) Espag UPVC Window Handles in WHITE

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Connoisseur Espag Handle in White

WHITE replacement window handles to repair or replace the current espag handles on your upvc double glazing.

Aficionado inline window handle by Fab and Fix is an Aluminium version of the Connoisseur handle. Stylish window handle with white wipe clean button for white handle and black for all others. Comes with co-ordinated metal cover caps

Also available in Black - click here to go to the Black Aficionado handles

  • Supplied with 1 key and screw covers and 2 fixing bolts.
  • Spindle sizes in 10mm, 15mm, 20mm, 30mm and 40mm.
  • Distance between screw holes is 43mm
  • Spindle width is 7mm
  • Spare keys available
  • Fixing Bolts included

These are an inline handle and so will work on left or right handed windows. Click here to see the handed / cranked version

Click here if you're not sure how to measure the spindle legth

Discounts available when buying 10 or more handles - click here to buy 10 or more handles

 

Not sure what window handle you need?  

Call us on 01204 652211 for free advice

 

Technical details: 

  • Die cast aluminium lever
    - The perfect balance of price and performance

  • Solid zinc baseplate
    - Stability and security

  • Heavy duty sprung latching block
    - Positive click on closing

  • Long handle with 50mm window clearance
    - Greater leverage and easy to operate without catching a hand on the window

  • Classic design with a contemporary twist
    - Create an elegant and stylish window

  • Patented cover caps with colour coordinated finish
    - Perfectly matching components, even down to the smallest details

  • Key clicks into place when inserted
    - Won't fall out of the lock, even when pivoting the lever

  • Slotted spindle (40mm version only)
    - Allows cropping to 5mm increments

 

What is an espag window handle?

Firstly let's explain what an espag is. An espagnolette (shortened to espag) locking system is the metal strip which runs up the locking side of a window and moves when the handle is turned. They most often have round studs on them called mushrooms which move up and down (or side to side depending on how your window sits). The mushrooms catch into a metal plate on the window frame called a keep. In the centre of the espag is a gearbox with a square hole in it, the spindle from the handle goes through this hole and when the handle is turned it operates the mechanism.

So the handle which moves an espag mechanism is called an espag window handle.

The double glazing industry has made some parts of an espag handle standard – the fixing holes are always 43mm apart and the spindle is always 7mm wide. The length of the spindle will differ and can range from 10mm up to 40mm. Some companies occasionally used longer spindles but these have been phased out generally.

Just to spoil the descriptions the espag handle also operates other types of systems in upvc windows such as gearboxes and shootbolt systems. But these systems have stuck to the standards and are operated using espag window handles.

Espag Window Handle Measuring Guide 

Simple steps to help you Measure the Spindle for your Window Handle

window-spindle-measuring.jpg

 

Make sure the spindle is pushed right back in to the existing handle and then measure the amount it protrudes from the handle as per (referenced A) the drawing on the left.

If you do not have a handle you can measure the existing Window Bolts you have. The bolts should be the same length as the spindle length that you need but it is not always the case

 

 

DO NOT MEASURE THE SPINDLE TOTAL LENGTH WHILST IT IS OUT OF THE HANDLE,

 

THIS WILL RESULT IN A SPINDLE THAT WILL BE TOO LONG FOR YOUR WINDOW

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. All espag handles have fixing points which are 43mm apart

This depends on your level of DIY skills but most people should be able to manage.

Take a look at the image on this link which shows the different styles. In the end its generally a personal choice as to whether you go for inline or handed.

Yes.

If all the handles are the same make then 1 key will fit them all.

29 Reviews Hide Reviews Show Reviews

  • 5
    Connoisseur UPVC window handle

    Posted by D.Kember on Jan 17, 2019

    Godd service no problems with fitting.

  • 5
    UPVC window handles

    Posted by D.Kember on Jan 17, 2019

    Good around service and no problems with fitment.

  • 5
    Connoisseur ESPAG UPVC window handle

    Posted by Ian Dickens on Jan 06, 2019

    Arrived promptly, perfect fit & looked great. A little stiff to start with.

  • 5
    Excellent value

    Posted by terry.j.wilcox@gmail.com on Nov 27, 2018

    Quality handle at a great price - smartened up an older window

  • 5
    window handles

    Posted by david rivers on Oct 15, 2018

    second purchase bought before for other windows, good buy, fast delivery would recommend

  • 5
    Window handles

    Posted by Lewis on Oct 09, 2018

    Excellent service, well priced good condition

  • 5
    Did what was expected...and looks good

    Posted by Keith Morris on Sep 04, 2018

    Your performance made me proud to be a Boltonian! Spent the first 20 years of my life near you in Green Lane, Great Lever. Still come up from Maidenhead to watch the mighty Wanderers.

  • 5
    Perfect Replacement

    Posted by KENNETH Laing on Aug 12, 2018

    A cinch to fit, looks good.

  • 5
    Ideal for the purpose and easy to replace the old ones.

    Posted by C R O'Connor-Boyd on Jul 04, 2018

    Delivery virtually by return. Very pleased with the service..