Swing Handles

FDB enclosure and cabinet handles

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” is reserved for free standing or suites of  larger units – often around 1800 or 2000mm high.

The size difference of course has an effect on our choice of handle – in terms of style and function – hence we see quarter turn locks on enclosures and swinghandles used for cabinets but the actual choice is usually a bit more nuanced than that often depending on the pull down force required to achieve the desired degree of gasket sealing – hence L and T handles are still popular as are insert latches with large keys for extra leverage.

Whatever you decide on we have a handle to suit at our Online store.

FDB online shop includes IP65 stainless steel L and T handles

Electrical cabinet handles available from our Online Store include T and L styles, swinghandles and wingknobs plus paddle handles and grab handles – all the handles you might need in fact for a specialist electrical cabinet or enclosure.

Within the portfolio there are extra security items eg with multi key or padlock,  and others in stainless steel for wash down areas – bridge type pull handles augment the installation where required.

 

FDB Insert key latches for specialist cabinets and enclosures

Under the Rocfast lock assembly brand we have a wide range of locking devices and ancillary components for all industrial applications which we assemble to customer specification – with your choice of insert/lock cylinder, body length, cam style/length and to the required sealing level – all packaged and delivered wherever required worldwide.

Our locking components are provided from a number of top international manufacturers and cover all specialist panel needs from quarter turn locks to swinghandles – many of these locks are available ex-stock from our Online store – contact our expert sales team to discuss other Rocfast requirements.

Stainless steel IP65 swinghandle from FDB Panel Fittings

Our 207-9295 stainless steel swinghandle (AISI 316) offers rugged cabinet access security with IP65 level dust and water protection and includes an additional dust cover to protect the cylinder lock. This stainless steel swinghandle is suitable for arduous external application in typical industrial environments.

40mm cylinder locks with profile keys or with inserts may be fitted to suit the application which can be either for single point 90° closure or for multi-point closure with a rod locking mechanism also available. The sister version 107-9295 may also be fitted with a padlock device for further security.

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Knowledge Base library of panel fittings hardware

19 May 2017
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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 […]

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Handles Online – ex-stock

7 April 2017
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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 […]

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New specialist cabinet swinghandle system

31 March 2017
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Our new swinghandle system is suitable for a comprehensive field of application, e.g. data or server racks, distribution or infra-structure cabinets for services and controls where the cabinet has to be locked. This new design offers simple, quick assembly without tools – clip-in fixing, independent of panel thickness up to 4mm. A novel optional LED indicates […]

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Swinghandle – vibration proof and IP65/67 with anti-vandal construction

17 November 2016
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Our 2-103 Swinghandle offers IP65 or IP67 ingress protection with the added benefits of vibration and vandal resistance. These features make the 2-103 swinghandle especially suitable for road/rail and street furniture applications, as well as for outdoor utility projects. Robust zinc die construction designed with minimal gaps provides deterrence against vandalism. The design also integrates a […]

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Help for handles at our Online shop

8 July 2016
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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 […]

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EMKA 1150 small format swinghandle

13 August 2015
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The small form factor EMKA 1150 program swinghandle is well suited to enclosures and smaller cabinets where door space is limited but IP65 sealing is required. Specialist panel builders can use the 1150 as an easy to fit industry standard handle in a well understood modular configuration. We believe that the 1150 offers reduced vulnerability […]

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