Buy hinges online at the FDB online store and use our hinge calculator to work out what ex-stock hinges you need. With nearly 200 different hinges to choose from for everything from specialist electrical and electronic cabinets to office or domestic cupboard and room doors our FDB Online store is the place for quick supply of standard hinges of all types in plastic, steel, stainless steel and aluminium. Easy ordering and ex-stock delivery backed up by an expert sales team make buying hinges easy – and if you still can’t find what you need then we can help with non-stock or custom hinges.
Our FDB 11 is a modular range of general purpose earth leakage protection units complete with overload and short circuit protection, and approved by Network Rail for use in DC electrified areas. They are configured in a modular arrangement so that multiple units may be installed and added to over time to create a modular grid – so that as the power requirement increases then extra capacity may be added with more distribution units – which may be purchased from our Online shop.
The new range of hygiene locks from Dirak now includes a “standard” quarter turn lock plus an L version and a T handle as well as a compression lock – all in fantastically stylish designs with exceptionally clean lines – they are made of bright finished AISI 316L stainless steel and have distinctive blue silicone seals. We find they are of great value in all sorts of places which are regularly washed or otherwise cleaned down such as food processing, special hygiene areas, agriculture and similar.
Where protection of AC equipment is required in areas adjacent to powerful DC currents – as in electrified rail environments – then the special technology of the FDB11 RCBO panel is typically called for as approved by Network Rail.
This FDB11 unit has developed from some 40 years involvement with BR/Network Rail installations and is approved for use on auxiliary equipment, e.g. in coffee shops etc. to protect against induced DC current. The FDB11 RCBO as tested by (BR/Network Rail) is specified for use in DC Electrified Areas as it retains its protective capabilities for AC equipment. Importantly it incorporates loss of neutral indication and comes with overload and short circuit protection – features which are likely to be of interest to electrical contractors, design engineers and plant engineers working in and around rail industry installations where induced DC current may cause problems in adjacent AC lines.
The metal housed unit comes in 10 amp to 32 amp, 40 amp to 63 amp and 80 amp to 100 amp formats with the 10-32 amp specification regarded as a general purpose RCBO of choice – with overload and short circuit protection like all the FDB11 series, it is mounted in a surface mounting enclosure complete with knockouts.
The FDB11 may also be used for simple AC protection in schools and similar institutional establishments where its high levels of quality and reliability are appreciated. It is available for 110V, 230V. (FDB13 380/440V TP&N), 50Hz in 10 amp to 60 amp ratings. Rated trip currents of 20mA, 30mA and 100mA may be specified.