Adjustable clamping lever from FDB Panel Fittings

The 6-141 adjustable clamping lever offers quick, easy and tool-less fixing of components with push-button activated release or adjustment – it is available at our Online store.

It is suitable for short-term location of work pieces or frameworks which require frequent manual re-setting, e.g. during production processes – or for temporary structures such as instrument mounts where it provides a simple secure clamping action with quick release.

This DIRAK clamping lever is available in male (threaded stud) or female (internally threaded) formats, from M5 to M10.

SNAPLINE captive panel fasteners from FDB

The SNAPLINE range of locks, hinges, and panel fixings is a sophisticated design series enabling very quick installation and operation of cabinet and enclosure related equipment – this particularly includes the captive panel fastener for doors, covers, 19″ rack drawers etc. allowing instant push-in to lock and push-button release for removal of panels onto/from the frame/housing.

Typical applications include server racks where very fast extraction and replacement may be required. SNAPLINE products are available ex-stock from our Online Store.

SNAPLINE captive panel fastener features include:

  • Tool-less installation; completely pre-assembled.
  • Housing: zinc die, black.
  • Insert: aluminium, anodised
  • Springs: stainless steel
  • Snap wedges: sintered steel
  • Clamping range: 3.3 – 4.0mm
  • Fastener is captive in the front panel.
  • Vibration-resistant.
FDB stainless steel panel hardware

As enclosure hardware specialists here at FDB Panel Fittings we are pleased to stock a comprehensive range of stainless steel locks, hinges and handles suited to petrochemical plants, hospitals, food processing establishments, medical environments, outdoor installations, marine and offshore industries – many of which can be found at our Online Shop.

The range includes piano hinges, integral recessed lock/handles, weld-on hinges, bolt-on hinges, grab handles, spanner locks, rod locks, concealed hinges, lever and T handles. Importantly for marine/offshore installation many are available in stainless grade 316 as well as the more common 303 and 304 with satin and electro polished finishes.

Stainless steel panel fittings are suited for control cabinets, electrical equipment and instrument housings, especially where exposed to the elements or frequent wash down processes.

This stainless range is designed to complement the standard range of die-cast and mid steel fittings and in many cases is interchangeable with them – as you can see here.

IP65/IP67 Compression Latch from FDB Panel Fittings, with protective cover flap

The new DIRAK 1-075 compression latch offers IP65/67 protection and status visibility by virtue of its zinc die cover flap which only closes when the latch is fully compressed.

The flap also provides additional protection from ingress of water and dirt projected at high speeds so is highly suited to outdoor and vehicle applications where the flap prevents build-up of material around the lock insert. This ensures easy operation at any time, even after long exposure to road grime or mud.

Visual indication may be enhanced by use of a self-adhesive reflective marker on the inside of the flap – which when exposed signifies that the latch is in “open” condition. For further information please see link here.

FDB2 multi-way RCBO with DC immune protection

19 August 2016
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The FDB2 RCBO unit is a multi-way housed earth fault protection system which shares DC immune technology with its smaller sister unit the FDB11. FDB2 offers 2 way, 3 way and 4 way options as standard with approval by Network Rail for use in DC electrified areas where it provides general purpose earth leakage protection, […]

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Rods for multi-point locks – round rods, flat rods,

12 August 2016
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Our Online shop has a great range of the most popular rod components for multi-point cabinet locking systems, with round and flat rods in many lengths, together with suitable rod guides, as well as rod eyes and adapters to set up your 2 or 3 point closure correctly. Quarter turn lock and rod systems are also available […]

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Lock housings now available with captive foamed seals

5 August 2016
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We now have available foamed in place polyurathane lock body seals which cannot get lost like “O” rings and so are an excellent solution to sealing from IPx5 to IPx7. These captive seals are readilly re-useable and are UL50 and UL50E recognised. They are suitable for use in -40 deg C to +80 deg C […]

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FDB13 – 400V 3 phase DC immune protection

28 July 2016
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Our top end DC immune protection FDB13 unit is approved by Network Rail for use in DC electrified areas for general purpose earth monitoring, RCD/RCBO overload and short circuit protection of 3 phase 400V circuits. This ensures electrical safety protection for ancillary AC equipment without the nuisance tripping associated with induced currents from nearby high level […]

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Specialist enclosure and cabinet sealing

22 July 2016
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Our Online shop now has a varied selection of sealing gasket profiles from closed cell self adhesive neoprene through edge clip P sections to window gaskets, edge protection sections, bladed sections and push fit insert profiles – also featuring a very useful radius adapter which allows the gasket section to flow round the corner without […]

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Surface mounted 120° door hinge with secured hinge pin

14 July 2016
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Our new 4-124 120° concealed hinge is designed for surface mounted doors on specialist enclosures and cabinets where it enables easy door removal/re-fitting without loss of the securely retained hinge pin. Service, maintenance or repair of equipment may be carried out with peace of mind knowing that the hinge pin is held in place with a […]

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