Locking Handles

FDB Knowledge Base Guides

Just what the design engineer needs when coming to enclosure or cabinet hardware for the first time – we have many free to download information guides on specifying hinges, handles, rod locking systems etc. these are each drawn from our experience in specification and supply of equipment for electrical housings, access panels, lockers, special vehicles and many other applications.

We presently have Knowledge base sheets on :

Locks
Hinges
Seals and Gaskets
Continuous Hinges
Multi-point Locking
Swinghandles
Compression Locks
D-Snap Technology
Gas Struts

They are available on our website and at our Online store – but of course the greatest knowledge base is in the heads of our experienced technical sales people – so do contact us to discuss your application.

 

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

We now have a comprehensive portfolio of enclosure and cabinet handles at our Online Store – these include swinghandles in reinforced engineering plastics, zinc diecast and stainless steel – with traditional T handles and L handles and wing knobs. Many handles are to IP65 and anti-vandal formats are listed also with dual cylinders for two person access, we also have a range of recessed flap handles and many pull type bridge handles.

IP65 2 point cabinet latching from FDB Panel Fittings

The DIRAK 6-501 2 point latching system provides rod locking operation with an IP65 profile cylinder suited to industrial control and equipment cabinets where its clean installation without external knobs or handles offers a smooth “no catch” external surface.

Unusually the 6-501 is offered in both vertical and horizontal configurations so that it can be used on upright cabinets and on wide control desks where the top angled surface of the desk also require secure closure.

Contact us to specify your IP65 rod locking system

FDB stainless steel swinghandles - also L and T handles

With approaching 100 handles in our Online store and many more available direct with a phone call or e-mail we have lots of possibilities for cabinets and enclosures of all types – from specialist electrical housings and electronic racks to office equipment and desk drawers – our range includes IP65 swinghandles, traditional L and T types as well as wingknobs, recessed handles and bridge type grab/pull handles. Lock range from FDB

So for locks and latches with handles or paddle handles and handles for padlocks our Online shop has the lot in polyamide plastic, zinc diecast or stainless steel!

If you don’t see what you want then do call or e-mail our helpful tech’ sales team

New Giussani pop-out T handles

11 December 2015
Giussani pop-out T handles from FDB Panel Fittings for specialist panel builders

Our new Giussani pop-out T handles offer specialist panel builders the benefits of security with a traditional T style format now updated to meet modern security and safety concerns, also incorporating radial pin tumbler locks. The pop-out facility minimises vulnerability to vandalism or spurious opening by recessing the handle within a polyamide housing. This also […]

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Giussani Tumbler Lock Pop-out T handle – now available

4 November 2015
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Our new P5P and sister P5GP Giussani Pop-out T handles offer enhanced security and safety over the traditional T configuration, while retaining the same convenience and integral key tumbler lock system. The recessed handle minimises vandalism opportunities and its low profile when closed eliminates catching on clothes while enabling sealing against dust and water for outdoor […]

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The novel Giussani anti-rotational, anti-vibration T Handle

7 October 2015
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The new and novel Giussani M5R T handle provides enhanced security with protection against accidental opening of cabinets, enclosures, storage lockers etc. which may be subject to vibration or sudden bumps, perhaps on trucks or trains. The patented internal mechanism is set when the ¼ turn handle is pushed in and locked. It is then […]

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EMKA and Giussani at FDB

30 July 2015

As specialist distributors here at FDB we take great pride in our relationships with top brands of Panel Fittings for cabinets and enclosures- This is exemplified by our status with DIRAK as their main UK distributor and a key part of their global service network – and by the many long standing and close relationships […]

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Panel Fittings puts the L Handle Online

27 February 2015

L handles for specialist cabinet manufacturers are now available ex-stock and online from the FDB Online Store. Many types and sizes are offered with/without locking options or with padlock facility. Typical applications include furniture, electrical enclosures, electronic cabinets, specialist motor vehicles, railway rolling stock and similar. L handles from FDB Online are manufactured in black […]

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T Handles Now Online

18 December 2014

Traditional T handles are now available ex-stock, online for specialist cabinets, enclosures, furniture and vehicles in sealing levels up to IP65 from our Online shop. Our T handles are offered in zinc die, polyamide and stainless steel, both locking and non-locking with matching tabs/cams which may be selected from many different depth options to suit custom […]

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