Miscellaneous

Over the last few weeks, the Coronavirus pandemic has brought many changes in the way we work and how we live.

With this in mind we at FDB Electrical & FDB Panel Fittings  are still open for business and providing all our customers with the service they require.

We are working extremely hard to maintain normal service regarding orders and deliveries, please continue to place your orders through your usual channels and contact us via our office numbers Electrical 02085684621 Panel Fittings 02085681616

E mail Electrical rcdsales@fdb.uk.com Panel Fittings info@fdb.co.uk

or online shop www.fdbonline.co.uk 

Rest assured we are committed to continuing our normal level of service whenever possible.

Pinet barrel bolt from FDB Panel Fittings

Barrel bolts from Pinet offer a robust quality option for simple door and flap closure – these aluminium slide bolts are available with spring based location or without for fully manual operation. A range of three is carried ex-stock and for sale at our Online store.

DIRAK cage nut from FDB Panel Fittings

The task of joining metal panels while creating an earth point is made easier with the DIRAK grounding cage nut from FDB Panel Fittings which is designed especially for use in electronic equipment, 19” racks, server cabinets and similar.

It enables quick, simple joining of panels and creates a stable grounding screw point. Manual insertion of the polyamide cage nut is achieved through pre-punched holes and a tight join is ensured with high pressure teeth which break the panel coating.

The grounding cage nut (M6) may be included in its square cutout from front or rear without damage to the frame. Screw tightening from 3 to 8 Nm is achievable with a clamping range of from 1.0 to 4.0mm sheet thickness. An installation and operation video of the grounding cage nut can be viewed at www.fdb.co.uk/grounding-cage-nut.

FDB Panel Fittings accessories

The daily work of building specialist panels for control or power distribution involves the assembly of many components and here at FDB Panel Fittings we are dedicated to supply of those components in a timely manner – our Online store covers many of these accessory components to make assembly easier and to provide that professional finish to your completed panel. Here we have a selection from the store including finger pulls, pin hinges, sealing caps, slide bolts, catches, lock covers, C clips, star washers, document wallet, door stay with many others elsewhere.

Panel Fittings – protect your quarter-turn locks with new flap lid

18 May 2019
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As enclosure hardware specialist we are delighted to introduce a very neat DIRAK accessory which greatly aids protection of quarter-turn locks. This spring-loaded flap lid is a new/retro-fit accessory that punches well above its weight by protecting against the build-up of dirt, dust and driving rain from interfering with easy operation of the keylock or […]

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New Dirak spring loaded indexing plunger in our range

18 April 2019
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This new indexing plunger is spring-loaded for ease of set/reset to enable the quick and accurate location of covers and flaps, workpieces and panels in pre-defined positions. New from our sales partner DIRAK, this plunger allows removal and accurate replacement of tooling, jigs and equipment – it may also be used as a pin hinge, […]

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New range of small and powerful magnetic catches

9 February 2019
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The team here admire the way that some manufacturers use materials to their customers’ advantage while keeping aesthetics in the forefront of their design – such a manufacturer is our sales partner Sugatsune whose range of neodymium magnetic catches stand out for their high performance and very neat design. Back in the eighties the first […]

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Merry Christmas from FDB Panel Fittings

19 December 2018
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New universal key for railway applications

26 January 2018
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Explains FDB Panel Fittings, M.D. Gary Miles “In the railway industry we work with many different key types for various applications, requiring people to carry a lot of keys wherever they go. So we created a convenient and flexible product to better serve this industry – a universal key for 4 different inserts so that […]

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EMKA slide shoes now available in BLACK

30 November 2017

The EMKA slide shoe which fits over a standard cam provides a means of tightening up door closure, saving paint damage and smoothing operation – it is now available in black, which can offer an enhanced visual aspect to the installation for specialist electrical or electronic enclosure panels. See our previous post for more on […]

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