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Sub-Zero Standard and Accessory Handle Options and Information


Any handle can be used on Sub-Zero products that have custom panels. Units ordered framed or stainless steel (/F, /S) come with pro or tubular handles (/PH, /TH).

  • Flush inset stainless steel panels come with handles.
  • Sub-Zero tubular and pro handles are brushed stainless steel, pictured below.
  • Overlay units not using flush inset panels must purchase handles separately.

Handle Options

Handle options vary based upon specific models. Refer to the appropriate link:

Sub-Zero offers some handle styles in various lengths that are available for purchase through the local dealer. See also:

The following handles are no longer available as a sales accessory. They are available only as replacement parts if needed:

Purchase Handles

Sub-Zero does not sell any other handles than the ones listed above. Custom door pulls are provided by the customer. 

Panel Requirements

Overlay and flush inset panels must be a minimum of 5/8" thick to support mounting the handle. 

  • Panel thickness does not include the backer and spacer panel.
  • Handles are installed on the overlay panels prior to being installed on the doors/drawers. 
  • A recessed fingertip groove is acceptable as long as all specifications are met.
  • See also, Handle Placement on Overlay Panel.


Any style handle may be used, but keep some guidelines in mind:

  • Sub-Zero recommends a handle with two points of attachment. Pulling a knob style handle regularly over time can result in the handle coming loose. 
  • Detachment is more likely if a handle is attached to the side of a panel. 
  • There is no minimum handle length. Knobs can be used, but they may not withstand the weight of pulling the doors open every day.

Tubular Handle Image

Pro Handle Image


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