FDB indexing plunger and pin hinge

This new indexing plunger is spring-loaded for ease of set/reset to enable the quick and accurate location of covers and flaps, workpieces and panels in pre-defined positions. New from our sales partner DIRAK, this plunger allows removal and accurate replacement of tooling, jigs and equipment – it may also be used as a pin hinge, e.g. for cabinet panels or for access panels in industrial cubicles.

Operation is comfortable and easy with a handle shaped to fit the fingers, while pin head heights of 2, 3 and 4mm are offered to suit varying installation criteria.

Stainless steel panel hinges from FDB Panel Fittings

We are delighted to have a full range of stainless steel hinges for specialist enclosures available at our Online store – we have seen a gradual increase in requirements for stainless hinges for many years as applications and the corresponding specifications become more demanding. FDB Panel Fittings have responded to this trend with lift-off, butt style, removable pin hinges, weld on, bolt on, concealed, external and friction hinges in AISI 316, 304, 303, material and with 120 deg, 180 deg and 270 deg opening.

FDB11 and FDB13 electrical protection units from FDB Panel Fittings

FDB 11 are general purpose RCD panels with overload and short circuit protection conforming to BS4293 (RCD); BSEN60898 (MCB) for ratings of IΔn: 20mA; 30mA or 100mA – they are housed in a steel, surface mounting enclosure c/w knockouts (IP20)

FDB 13 are manufactured to the same specification for three phase application.

Housings are designed to fit in a modular configuration to enable panels to be expanded over time – standard sizes are available direct from our Online store – alternatively where custom panels may be required eg to take more MCB modules or to fit particular space constraints please contact our sales team who will be pleased to discuss your requirements.

 

Corner hinge from FDB Panel Fittings

This new DIRAK high load capacity corner hinge offers specialist panel builders a simple way to quickly and effectively mount heavy doors with 180° opening and a lift-off facility.

The Pr04 corner hinge suits surface mounted doors where an external visible installation is appropriate. The hinge is a substantial 92mm length manufactured in zinc-die with stainless steel hinge pin for robust operation and longevity in industrial environments where electrical controls, power distribution/ management, HVAC or other equipment is housed.

New D-Snap Technology in stainless steel from DIRAK

20 March 2019
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The D-Snap components system from DIRAK enables panel builders and installers to save time and money with click-together panels. Now this robust technology is available from us here at FDB Panel Fittings in a stainless steel format developed for applications that need to be permanently fixed on one side and easily removable on the other. […]

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Door stays, cover stays, telescopic stays and more Online

7 March 2019
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Small, long, right, left – from a simple eyelet device to an all singing and dancing wind stop with auto lock/release – in steel or stainless steel – we have an excellent range for urgent delivery at our Online store where you will also find all the other hardware you might need for a specialist […]

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T handles and rod latches

3 March 2019
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T handles – ( or Tee handles) are a traditional and comfortable way of operating latches with or without key locks. Generally a simple fit into a keyed hole and assembled with a back-nut to provide a cam or tab latch, they are available in zinc die, polyamide or stainless steel – many of them […]

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Enclosure gasket sealing from our Online shop

22 February 2019
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Sealing of enclosures or cabinet doors is made simple with our range of clip-fit, push-fit and self-adhesive sections. These specialist profiles in EPDM, NBR, neoprene and PVC offer a quickly installed solution to maintaining good IP protection for panel builders, equipment manufacturers and vehicle constructors. Clip-on hollow section gaskets enable inexpensive and effective protection from […]

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FDB27/M: RCD Protection for Communications Vehicles

16 February 2019
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Our FDB27/M is a range of special purpose RCD protection units for military communications vehicles, with in-line filters. Designed in accordance with MOD specifications, there are six standard variants according to voltage/current rating. Part of the EFR-1 series these units are housed in robust steel enclosures for outdoor installation.  General data sheet available here. To discuss your […]

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New range of small and powerful magnetic catches

9 February 2019
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The team here admire the way that some manufacturers use materials to their customers’ advantage while keeping aesthetics in the forefront of their design – such a manufacturer is our sales partner Sugatsune whose range of neodymium magnetic catches stand out for their high performance and very neat design. Back in the eighties the first […]

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