Extra-length bridge handles from FDB Panel Fittings

These newly designed extra-length bridge handles are available in silicon-grey or matte black to an extended 220mm length compared to 142, 170 or 199mm for its standard sized sibling. The added length provides ultimate comfort and convenience, for example when wearing work gloves.

The new design incorporates slanted surfaces and rounded edges to ensure resistance to dirt and enable easy cleaning. At the same time appearance has been enhanced with M8 cylinder head fixing bolts being concealed by clip-in PA plugs which keep the design sleek and smooth. Ref 6-1000.01 220mm handles are manufactured by DIRAK for use on access panels, doors and drawers on electrical panels and other industrial equipment where they provide a robust opening facility.

specialist hinges from FDB

A hinge by any other name is not quite what one may expect – as it turns out. We are delighted that our online shop now includes a selection of spring hinges, friction hinges and torque hinges for the many and extensive specialist enclosures and panels used in industrial and office furniture applications.

Spring hinges in aluminium provide spring return with a stainless steel spring and an anodised finish in clear or black, while friction hinges offer an adjustable resistance which retains the door or panel in the desired position – friction is adjustable by hex key. Raw aluminium, clear or black anodised finishes are offered, along with screw or stud fixing.

Alternatively, stainless steel torque hinges offer a robust corrosion resistant solution to holding a lid or door in the desired position.

All specialist industrial hinges are now available at the online shop in a range of sizes. www.fdbonline.co.uk.

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L handles for specialist cabinet manufacturers are now available ex-stock and online from FDB Panel Fittings

If you work with enclosures or cabinets then you know about handles – and that you will often need the right type at short notice – fortunately that is where we can help from our wide selection of ex-stock specialist handles to suit all environments – from the office to the factory floor or the great out doors in materials such as zinc diecast, polyamide or stainless steel.

Pull handles, bridge handles, swinghandles, lever/L handles, T handles, winghandles are all available from our Online store where if you order in time today then we can dispatch today for urgent delivery anywhere in the world.

And then if you need something a bit more special please contact our experienced team to discuss your requirements – we will be glad to help.

IP65 quarter turn locks and latches

7 December 2018
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Quarter turn locks and latches – or “quarter turns”as they are sometimes known are the mainstay of our panel fittings industry with an increasing interest in IP65 rated units – as reflected by the extensive stock and availability at our Online store. Typically IP65 and lower ratings in polyamide or zinc die are appropriate but […]

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Multi point locking systems

23 November 2018
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Multi point rod locking systems – sometimes called espagnolette arrangements – are a mainstream layout for closure of larger cabinets and generally give a three point pull down of the door gasket as well as securing against unauthorised opening. Typically the rods are operated by a locking handle such as a swinghandle or traditional L/T […]

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Bridge Handles now Online

15 November 2018
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Traditional bridge handles from our Online store provide easy one-handed operation of doors, draws, access panels, cases and instruments with comfortable feel and are aesthetically suited to industrial or office-style environments. Simple fitment is achieved quickly with screw fixing at either end as open front mounting or with decorative inserts, as well as the rear […]

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Enclosure handles and Cabinet handles

2 November 2018
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On a day-to-day basis we tend to use the terms “enclosure” and “cabinet” almost interchangeably, but except in the generic sense that an enclosure is anything that encloses ( not very helpful) we are probably used to using “enclosure” to mean something medium sized to small eg wall mounting to plastic box – while “cabinet” […]

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Insert Dish Handles now available at the Online Store

30 October 2018
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These recessed pull handles provide a quick clip-in fix with flush fit and a comfortable grip for sliding doors or light lifting operations. Available from our online store, these handles come in 94mm and 110 mm sizes, black polyamide, ex-stock for rapid delivery. Share the post “Insert Dish Handles now available at the Online Store” […]

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Quarter turn locks Online

12 October 2018
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Quarter turn locks and latches are the mainstay of industrial enclosure and cabinet security – maintaining IP protection – sealing against ingress of tools, dust and water while protecting equipment from unauthorised access. Our Online shop has a selection of insert latches, key locks, zinc die, plastic and stainless steel quarter turns. Other variants include […]

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